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Meet the Team: Graham Ridley

Meet Graham, our Engineering & Production Manager. From DIY to learning to play the piano and CAD Design, find out more about Graham’s passion and expertise.

NQA ISO 13485 certification showing Chunc's adherence to the leading global medical devices industry standard
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Chunc passes ISO 13485 Annual Surveillance Audit for quality and safety

We’ve successfully passed our annual ISO 13485 audit, a globally recognised standard of quality management and safety for medical device manufacturing. This achievement demonstrates our dedication to delivering safe and effective medical devices for individuals with diverse and complex postural and mobility needs.

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Meet the Team: Hollie Griffiths

Hollie sits at the heart of our customer service and admin team, processing quotes and orders across our entire product range.

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Meet the Team: Alex Bryant

Meet Alex Bryant, our Production/Design Assistant and Technical Liaison. Alex shares how his work helps support our customers and colleagues in ensuring our products are built on time, to client specifications and to the highest standard.

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Customer Testimonial: Michael’s Life-changing Journey with Chunc

Meet Michael, a 13-year-old boy with complex postural needs. Michael is non-mobile, non-verbal, and lives with a rare metabolic condition, dystonia and epilepsy. His postural requirements have evolved over time and therefore needs a chair that can adapt to his changing needs. Karen Abraham, Michael’s mother and carer shares in this customer testimonial how Chunc has helped transform Michael’s quality of life.

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Back Care Awareness Spotlight: How Can Manual Wheelchairs Provide Back Pain Relief?

At Chunc, we understand the challenges parents, caregivers, and occupational therapists face when caring for children and young adults with moderate to profound disabilities including cerebral palsy, kyphosis, and scoliosis. In this article, we’ll delve into how our manual attendant wheelchairs provide back pain relief, deliver better posture and balance weight distribution for enhanced mobility and independence.

Chunc Kidz North exhibition promo graphic 1st November
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Lets meet up at Kidz to Adultz North! 1 November 2023, Manchester

On Wednesday 1st November we’ll be exhibiting at Kidz North and showcasing our proven range of products and accessories including the Chunc XL – the latest wheelchair innovation within Chunc One that seamlessly accommodates children through to adults from 3 years old, to 6’2 and 110kg/17 stone.

Charity volunteer at Cornerstone Hythe URC, helps offload Chunc One wheelchair
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Chunc in the community: Donating wheelchairs to Sierra Leone

At Chunc, we are proud and privileged to have the opportunity to give back to our communities both locally and globally.

Every wheelchair we produce counts, which is why wherever possible we aim to redistribute and reuse wheelchairs to give to those who need it most, whether in the UK or worldwide.

Ella from Bendrigg Trust pictured in a harness using a Chunc One wheelchair for abseiling
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Kate McCallum: Bendrigg Trust Testimonial

Chunc chairs are robust and so easy to adapt. This means we as an outdoor centre can enable hundreds of guests to access the outdoors. It grows with the person which means that almost all guests no matter what their size or shape can be made comfortable. Chunc chairs are robust and so easy to […]

Virginia Saavedra, Assistive Technology Specialist, BES Healthcare with a Chunc One
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Chunc appoints BES Healthcare as distributor in Northern Ireland & Ireland

Chunc is pleased to announce the appointment of BES Healthcare as its distributor in Ireland and Northern Ireland for a second term . BES Healthcare has been a trusted supplier to the UK healthcare market for over 30 years. With a focus on high quality, cost-effective assistive technology solutions, their portfolio includes world-class brands such as Bodypoint, Varilite and […]

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Chunc grows up! Launch of new XL size wheelchair

Herefordshire-based wheelchair manufacturer Chunc is set to target larger sizes with its new XL offering. Their signature Chunc One chair is now available in five sizes from XS to XL. The company has expanded its range in response to customer demand. To date, Chunc has focused primarily on creating postural and mobility solutions for children […]

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William’s Story

Our son William, now 24, has used Chunc wheelchairs for 16 years. He started with a smaller size Chunc at age 8, which comfortably lasted until he was 18, at which point we purchased a larger Chunc One. The first wheelchair adapted as William grew, continuing to meet his needs over a period of ten years.  His second Chunc […]

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Emily’s Story

My wife and I have been blessed with our daughter Emily, who is now 35 years old. The doctor’s prognosis at birth was that she wouldn’t survive the week! She has endured 25 operations over the years of her life, as her body, predominately her musculoskeletal system, is an on-going issue for her. Emily has been […]

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Super compatible with Spex Seating

We’re pleased to announce that Chunc is working with Spex Seating. Like us, they are a brand with adaptability at their heart. Their specialised seats are simple to mount onto our Adapt and Chunc One models, without the need for any additional fixing products. They also interface easily with our Hilo Indoor and Hilo Outdoor […]

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Let’s meet up at Kidz to Adultz South! 16 May 2023, Farnborough

We’re looking forward to hitting the road in May and heading for Kidz to Adultz South in Farnborough. It’s a super show and a great opportunity to meet up with clients new and old. We will be demonstrating our full range, including the new Chunc One XL, and be available to answer all your queries […]