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World Sleep Day! The importance of sleep with correct positioning

16 Mar 2018
Friday, 16th March is 2018 World Sleep Day. World Sleep Day is an annual event, intended to be a celebration of sleep and a call to action on important issues related to sleep, including medicine, education, social aspects and driving. It is organized by the World Sleep Day Committee of World Sleep... Read more

Save the Date! Free Clinical and Positioning Workshop

9 Feb 2018
Save the date! Clinical and Positioning Workshop facilitated by 3 of NSW’s leading educators. An introduction to the concepts of 24 hour Postural Management, risk identification, evidence and knowledge to guide current practice, and hands on practical resources to support realistic goal setting.... Read more

Singapore SPEX Clinical Workshops

31 Jan 2018
Medifab's clinical team have recently spent several days on the beautiful island of Singapore, delivering SPEX Clinical Workshops under Medifab’s Professional Development Academy program. Our local SPEX dealer Paediatric Seating Solutions, is very dedicated to providing great wheelchair and... Read more

Ben's Holiday Story

21 Dec 2017
  The Medifab team were thrilled to play a part in Ben's holiday wishes this season, and we hope you enjoy viewing our video above as much as we enjoyed filming it! We will be taking a break to enjoy the kiwi summer between 5pm Friday 22nd December and 8am Monday 8th January; however should you... Read more

2017 Point to Pinnacle “World’s Toughest Half Marathon”

4 Dec 2017
Written By: Shane Russell This iconic event in Hobart, Tasmania, was the main goal in 2017 for Just Like Jack, a charity helping special needs children experience amazing adventures. My wife Juanita and I met with Chris and Erin Duffy (Jack’s parents and charity founders) on Saturday afternoon to... Read more

New Zealand’s Largest Christmas Party For Special Children

1 Dec 2017
Medifab are pleased to be a supporter of the 2017 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

Take a Video tour of Medifab's OSS stand

24 Nov 2017
Medifab had a fantastic time at the Oceania Seating Symposium, in Rotorua New Zealand on the 20-22 November. See the below video to learn about some of the exciting innovations which were launched at this event:    Didn't make it to OSS? We'd love to bring some of the new releases to your team -... Read more

Canterbury-based rehab innovators achieve international medical device certification

15 Nov 2017
With a mission to bring comfort and functionality to people living with complex rehabilitation needs, Canterbury-based company Medifab, who design, manufacture and export specialist seating and disability equipment, have achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification – the internationally recognised... Read more

Medifab champion takes part in Kool Stride Derby

30 Oct 2017
Shane Russell is Medifab's Champion Technician at our Australian Distribution Hub. Here's his story about volunteering as a runner in the Just Like Jack group:    "I had the most amazing experience as a volunteer, running with a fantastic organisation, helping children less fortunate than some,... Read more