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Back Care Advisory Service

Welcome to the Back Care Advisory Service.

We are a problem solving and specialist training service and part of the Education & Practice Development team based in the education centre. The aim of the service is to promote and develop safer handling practice by providing education, training, information and advice in line with appropriate professional standards. 


Moving and Handling Training available

The Back Care Advisory Team delivers Moving and Handling Training for all.

Dates can be provided on request - please contact 01493 453737.


Manual Handling training - five people are around a stretcher which is close to the ground with a patient on it. One of the people operates a hoist lift, with two people positioned at the patient's head and two at the patient's feet

Key staff

Back Care Advisory Lead: Sandra Maxwell MCSP, SRP Grad Dip Phys

01493 452159