We support and promote Rehabilitation Engineering 

We are a voluntary group formed to support healthcare science and other professionals working in Rehabilitation Engineering in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Our objectives

The group actively supports technicians, engineers, healthcare scientists and others working in Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology services in the UK. We welcome anyone with an interest in design, engineering, science and technology who aims to improve accessibility and inclusivity. Special interest groups focus on specific areas within this challenging and exciting field of work.

INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY

improve engagement between members using social media and online tools. Contribute to the development of products, services and processes.

NETWORK BUILDING

Lobby and make representations on behalf of the membership to statutory, voluntary, educational, service and professional groups at a national level.

KNOWLEDGE DEVELOPMENT

Initiate, promote and support professional standards, including accreditation, education and quality management within the field of rehabilitation engineering.

ENCOURAGE INNOVATION

Develop an inclusive, open culture to share ideas exchange of skills between services, to develop and encourage innovation within the field.

Latest News

Next Council Meeting 30th September 2020

The next meeting will be a virtual meeting using Microsoft Teams and will be held between 10:00 – 13:00.

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Guidance Document

RESMAG has issued a new Guidance Document “Application of the health institution exemption (HIE) to Rehabilitation Engineering. The health institution exemption (HIE) is a part of the Medical Device Regulations[…]

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Successful Virtual Council Meeting 27th May 2020

We held a successful virtual RESMAG Council Meeting using Teams and formed a number of new interest groups.

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ELECTRONIC ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY
PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS
WHEELCHAIRS AND SEATING

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Rehabilitation Engineering Competencies

These three competency documents have been compiled by RESMaG, together
with the IPEM and Coventry University. It sets out minimum standards for
management and resources of the provider, and personal qualification of
engineers and others working in the field. 

ELECTRONIC ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY

For services involved in the prescription, provision and repair AAC devices, specialised access methods, computer access, environmental controls and specialised wheelchair controls.

PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS

For services involved in the prescription, provision and repair of
prosthetic and orthotic devices.

WHEELCHAIRS AND SPECIAL SEATING

For services involved in the prescription, provision, maintenance, and modification of wheelchairs and special seating.n the pre

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