Bristol Maid assists porters and patients

Portering chair range in use in hospitals across the UK

Bristol Maid has been manufacturing portering chairs for over 40 years. In use in hospitals throughout the UK, the chairs are designed to withstand the demands of daily use.

Available as either front or rear steer with folding foot rests or sliding fixed foot plates the chairs provide a comfortable and safe means of transporting patients.

  • Fully welded frame
  • Deep upholstered seat & back panels using seamless flame retardant antimicrobial vinyl
  • Ergonomic design providing comfort for the patient & correct posture for the porter
  • Drop down arm rests allowing side access for patients & helpers
  • Sliding rubber or folding foot rests to assist access as well as support feet during transit
  • Choice of front or rear wheel steering, with cushioned rear braking wheels or locking castors
  • X-ray/notes pocket located on the rear of seat
  • Hooks for patients belongings
  • A range of accessories including calf/leg supports, seatbelts, IV poles, cylinder holders & card/coin locks
  • Customisable through the use of optional vinyl/paint & labelling to assist with department identification
  • Maximum load 190kg

While the chairs are designed and manufactured to cater for the demands of the healthcare environment, which under normal conditions should provide many years of trouble free service, there are times where attention is required due to wear and tear or misuse.

Through the company's trained engineers, Bristol Maid can provide comprehensive planned preventative maintenance to ensure that equipment is serviced and maintained, offering a scheduled service contract and call outs.

The full Bristol Maid portering chair range is viewable here.