At night, the bed can be folded down and ready to use in seconds and offers the same standard of comfort and convenience as a good quality conventional divan bed.

Our high performance, heavy-duty 'WISKAWAY'® Wall Beds have an unbeatable service record, meet all current Health & Safety, Manual Handling and Infection Control requirements and eliminate the need for ward staff to trundle makeshift beds to and fro and make them up/unmake them each evening/morning. This leads to substantial cost savings over time, including reduced laundry bills, as well as various Health & Safety and Manual Handling benefits.

Because ‘WISKAWAY’® Wall Beds are counterbalanced, they need to be fixed to the wall.

Kings College Hospital is a leading London Teaching Hospital with a substantial Children’s ‘Hospital’ and, although many of the buildings are old, a rolling refurbishment programme, combined with a number of new-build projects, has resulted in modern, up-to-date facilities.

The Ward featured here, (originally called Mountbatten Ward, but now called Ray of Sunshine Ward), was already using our ‘GLIDEAWAY’® Guest Beds for putting up parents, but when this Ward was completely refurbished in 2008, they upgraded to our Horizontal ‘WISKAWAY’® 6000H Wall Bed, with our wipe-clean/waterproof, breathable, ‘FLEXICA’® mattresses - many of the beds complete with various shapes and sizes of matching Top Storage Lockers, depending on the available space. Our remit for this project was to supply the beds together, where possible, with matching Top Storage Lockers, each with one lockable compartment. It is a testament to our flexibility that we were able to do just that, as illustrated in the pictures, despite the relatively small quantities and the different configurations involved.

A current requirement in Children's Hospitals is to provide overnight accommodation for at least one parent, as near as possible to the child's bed.

Various types of space-saving bed have been employed over the years for this purpose, but the ultimate solution to the problem of where to put parents, is a ‘WISKAWAY’® Wall Bed.

GP Care Systems are the country's leading supplier of wallbeds and related furniture for Hospitals and Hospices.

Specifically designed for daily, heavy-duty use, GP Care Systems' range of high performance, all-steel, Horizontal and Vertical 'WISKAWAY'® Wall Beds for Hospitals and Hospices, are fully counterbalanced and fitted with automatically opening and retracting legs, for safe, smooth and easy operation.

They set completely new standards of safety, durability, comfort, convenience and space-efficiency and are supplied, with a choice of wipe-clean mattresses and complete with tough, compact, unobtrusive, integral housings, in a wide range of attractive, finishes, including wipe-clean MFC and Plastic Laminates as well as veneers. Matching wardrobes/lockers and other (optional) complementary furniture are also available.

‘WISKAWAY’® Wall beds come with a FULL 5 YEAR GUARANTEE. Single ‘WISKAWAY’® Wall Beds will comfortably handle loads of up to 200Kg and doubles can easily cope with up to 400Kg.

'WISKAWAY'® Wall Beds are designed for heavy-duty use every night and can be made-up and folded away, complete with all the bedding, including the pillows, in literally seconds (in an emergency for instance). This leaves the space taken up by the bed during the night free for use by patients, visitors and staff and the area tidy and easy to keep clean, during the day.


Click on the arrows or numbers above to see pictures of the Horizontal 'WISKAWAY'® 6000H Wall Beds and several of the different matching Top Storage Lockers, at King's College Hospital

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Click here to see our 'Wiskaways' at Alder Hey children's Hospital, LiverpoolClick here to see our 'Wiskaways' at King's College Hospital, LondonClick here to see our 'Wiskaways' at the Royal Alexandra children's Hospital, BrightonClick here to see our 'Glideaways' at Southampton General HospitalClick here to see our 'Wiskaways' at Addenbrookes Hospital, CambridgeClick here to see our 'Wiskaways' at the new Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

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