B.H.T.A.

 

Cefndy Healthcare are proud members of the BHTA.

What is the BHTA?

The British Healthcare Trades Association (BHTA) is the oldest and largest trade association in the UK representing the healthcare and assistive technology industry.

 

The BHTA has almost 500 member companies employing over 17,000 people that make or sell healthcare and assistive technology products that healp people live more independently.

These range from wheelchairs and scooters to stairlifts, stoma and continence products, seating and positioning products, patient support surfaces, rehabilitation products,  prosthetics, orthotics and augmentative communication devices for people with limited speech. Services provided by members range from assessments for the right mobility vehicle to dispensing of prescriptions for stoma and continence products

 

Why buy from a BHTA member?

BHTA members adhere to a Code of Practice ensuring that you get advice and guidance about the products you need to maintain your independence.

The Code of Practice has been granted approval under the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS). BHTA actively monitors that members comply with the code and is audited annually itself by the Chartered Trading Standards Institute.

Members guarantee not to pressure sell any products, but instead work with you to help you find the best solution for now and your future independence needs. Members have a wealth of experience and can often guide you through a professional product assessment to ensure the products you select are exactly right for your own circumstances.

Members will take you through all aspects of pricing, such as insurance, accessories and other specific requirements so that you have a clear picture of the total price you will be paying. You will only pay for what you need or agree to, members are here to help.

 

The BHTA’s role in Healthcare.

  • The BHTA is the first trade body within the healthcare industry to have a code of practice overseen by the Chartered Trading Standard Institute (CTSI).
  • The Code guarantees members’ commitment to high levels of customer care that go above and beyond their legal obligations giving customers confidence.
  • To maintain your independence, you want to know the products and services they’re using are right for you. BHTA members follow strict guidelines on customer care and won’t sell anything that doesn’t meet a customers needs.
  • Members have a wealth of experience within their individual sectors and will be able to guide you on the products and services that will work for you. They will also take into consideration and give advice on potential future needs as appropriate.
  • Companies with the BHTA Stamp of approval will provide you with the highest standards that you demand and that will result in the right product with the right service after too.

 

TSI Approved Code Logo

You may notice at the bottom of the website teh BHTA Logo displayed next to the TSI Approved Logo. That’s because the BHTA Code of Practice has been granted approval under the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme (CCAS), run by the Trading Standards Institute. Only BHTA member companies can display these two logos together. If you click on the below logo it will verify that Cefndy Healthcare is an approved, genuine member.

 

Find out more about the BHTA here – www.bhta.net

View and download the BHTA Code of Practice here – Code Of Practice