Clients for the contracts include University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Airedale NHS Trust, Taunton and Somerset NHS trust and Dorset PCT. Peacocks will establish regional centres to determine orthotic requirements and build bespoke devices as required. The company has already set up similar arrangements in
To support the new contracts, Peacocks will employ 10 more people at its manufacturing base in
The contracts were won with the help of Cels Healthcare Network, part of the north east based Centre of Excellence for Life Sciences. Cels is sponsored by RDA One NorthEast and receives funding from the European Regional Development Fund.