Wheelchair users get help from new support group

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A NEW support group has been set up for wheelchair users in 1066 Country.

East Sussex Wheelchair Service User Group aims to offer advice and support for carers, parents and children.

It plans to set up an internet and weekly chatroom for members, work with the East Sussex Wheelchair and Special Seating Service on issues affecting members and hold regular meetings.

Membership of the group is free and open to all East Sussex wheelchair users and carers.

Registration forms are available by post (self-addressed stamped envelope required), by email from wheelchairs@btinternet.com or through the forums at www.eastsussexwheelchairs.com.

Ring Shirley McCall, secretary, on 01323 507034 or Pat Newton, chairman, on 01323 749547 or write to East Sussex Wheelchair Service User Group, Hastings and Rother PCT, Bexhill Hospital, Holliers Hill, Bexhill-on-Sea, East Sussex TN40 2DZ.