News from 2018


For news and updates about Medifab products, special events and exciting developments, continue reading. If you have news or an event which should be published here, contact us.

Ellie's Holiday Story

21 Dec 2018
We're pleased to introduce our star Ellie, who finds herself in a spot of trouble this holiday season! Enjoy our holiday video and discover how Medifab comes to the rescue!    Team Medifab will be taking a break to enjoy the holidays between 5pm Friday 21st December and 8am Monday 7th January;... Read more

Special Needs Christmas Party

30 Nov 2018
Medifab are delighted to be supporting the 2018 Special Children's Christmas Party!  The Special Children’s Christmas Parties are the biggest events of their kind in New Zealand for special needs children and their families. The team work closely with hundreds of charities, schools, community... Read more

Medifab Academy: Recommended Training Course

26 Nov 2018
A Medifab-recommended training course! Medifab are pleased to support the training course, "If you can’t breathe, you can’t function: Integrating Cardiopulmonary and Postural Control Strategies in Paediatric and Adult Populations", presented by Dr. Mary Massery. The presentation will be held on... Read more

New MoH List Approves Wheelchairs Available from Medifab

7 Nov 2018
Medifab is pleased to advise that the following wheelchairs have now been approved by Enable New Zealand as part of the Manual Wheelchair Category of List Equipment:  Quickie 2 wheelchair Quickie Iris wheelchair Zippie Iris wheelchair The full MoH List Equipment 2018 can be downloaded here. ... Read more

Meet Bridget Churchill

1 Nov 2018
Introducing Bridget Churchill - Medifab's latest champion on the global team who Shape Better Lives each day. Bridget, Occupational Therapist, has joined our Clinical Education team and will be assisting therapists and dealers throughout Europe and the United Kingdom with Medifab and Spex... Read more

Virgin Australia Accepts Carrot Car Seat as Approved Support Device

25 Oct 2018
Virgin Australia has made an announcement accepting several support devices including the Carrot 3000 Car Seat and the Carrot XL Car Seat as approved for use on their aircraft. This further recognises the needs of families with a child with a disability, allowing them to travel with the appropriate... Read more

Clinical Education Workshops - AU

25 Oct 2018
Medifab have recently assisted with knowledge-sharing in a series of free Clinical Workshops which have recently been held in Victoria, Australia.  The events, hosted by PME Group, were facilitated by three of Australia's leading educators: Joana Santiago (Medifab), Jane Crowle (PME Group) and... Read more

Steptember Medifab Winners

16 Oct 2018
Throughout the month of September Medifab has enthusiastically been involved in Steptember, raising funds towards supporting children and adults with Cerebral Palsy. 43 people were involved here at Medifab, making up 11 teams and everyone putting a huge amount of effort and working as a team to... Read more

Medifab at Rehacare 2018

4 Oct 2018
Last week, Medifab exhibited at Rehacare 2018 in Dusseldorf, with innovative products, and a passionate and enthusiastic team. At the international trade show, Medifab took the chance to collaborate with existing suppliers and distributors on new innovation and products, and also with potential... Read more

Steptember at Medifab

28 Sep 2018
This month, Medifab ‘stepped it up’, supporting the worthy cause of Steptember. From the 4th of September, 47 of Medifab’s staff teamed up to take on the challenge of completing 10,000 step per day for the entire month. This was to raise vital funds for the Cerebral Palsy Society. The average... Read more