Our dynamic approach has impressive and long lasting results for disabled children, adults and their families. Our satisfaction ratings average between 97-100%, with service users telling us that their lives have been transformed by Whizz-Kidz.
And it’s not only disabled people and their families who we help, evidence shows that the 'Whizz-Kidz effect' has transformed wheelchair services across the UK and has a positive impact on wider society. A number of recent independent reports have shown the effect Whizz-Kidz has. You can read the highlights of each or download the full reports (below). You can also read a case study of our work in Tower Hamlets. We want to work more widely with the NHS to extend our model for wheelchair provision to reach more disabled people, quickly and with equipment which suits their needs.
What makes us special
Our dynamic approach makes us stand out from the rest. We are experts in paediatric mobility, we're proven to be value for money, we're innovative and we take a holistic approach.
Lives we have transformed:
But don't just take it from us...
Jamie's story: Jamie received a wheelchair through Whizz-Kidz's partnership with his local NHS service.
Stephen’s story: As well as thousands of children, there are still thousands of adults waiting for the mobility equipment they need. Stephen is one adult whose life was transformed by Whizz-Kidz working with the NHS.
Tower Hamlets case study:
Whizz-Kidz has been working with the NHS wheelchair services in Tower Hamlets since 2007. Under the guidance of Whizz-Kidz, the paediatric and adult wheelchair services in this borough have now been transformed. Read more about our work in Tower Hamlets.
Evidence of the Whizz-Kidz effect:
Leading economics experts, Frontier Economics, have carried out three independent reports to identify the impact of Whizz-Kidz’s partnerships with the NHS and have commented on the significant and wide-ranging benefits to society. Key highlights from the reports include:
- The Social Return on Investment for Whizz-Kidz’s Services report found that for every £1 spent on the right mobility equipment for disabled children, benefits of between £10 and £65 were delivered for parents, carers, schools NHS and local and central Government - this is known as the Social Return on Investment. More highlights from the report or read the report in full.
- The Impact of Whizz-Kidz Services for Adults in Tower Hamlets report found that Whizz-Kidz significantly improves the adult wheelchair services in Tower Hamlets. The 'Whizz-Kidz effect' includes: higher satisfaction ratings from service users, financial savings and increasing the overall value of the service by 30-40%. More highlights from the report or read the report in full.
- The Impact of Whizz-Kidz Support to PCTs report found that Whizz-Kidz achieves significant cost savings and improves the quality of service. For example, Whizz-Kidz works closely with wheelchair manufacturers, lowering the cost per wheelchair to £1,100 versus £2,500, enabling Whizz-Kidz and the NHS to reach more children. More highlights from the report or read the report in full.