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Company History

Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare was born following the acquisition of DeVilbiss Healthcare by Drive Medical in 2015. Drive Medical had grown significantly since its inception in 2007 and was widely regarded as one of the fastest growing major manufacturers and distributors of durable medical equipment.

As well as very strong organic growth, Drive Medical and Drive DeVilbiss Healthcare invested significantly to bring leading businesses into the group from across the UK. These acquisitions include;

  • Medicare Technology, a provider of innovative mobility and healthcare products distributed by a network of retailers.
  • Welland Medical, a UK manufacturer of community loan store equipment.
  • Aquajoy, market leader in the provision of bathlifts to the community care market.
  • Mountway, another provider of bathlifts and bathroom safety products.
  • Days Healthcare product lines; including the Casa bed range and powered mobility products.
  • Specialised Orthotic Services (SOS), a specialist in postural and bespoke seating solutions.
  • Park House Healthcare, a pressure area care support surfaces provider.
  • DeVilbiss Healthcare, a manufacturer of respiratory therapy products.
  • Sidhil Ltd, a UK manufacturer of specialist acute and community care beds and service provision.

Throughout the years, our continuous growth and expansion has strengthened our UK operations. We now have collectively over 130 years of healthcare manufacturing experience in the UK as well as a fantastic UK wide and global distribution network, a nationwide service operation and a comprehensive range of innovative products that make a real difference to individuals’ independent lifestyles.

If you would like to visit any of our manufacturing or service facilities please follow the link below.