The Company

About Us

Limbs Alive Ltd was founded by Professor Janet Eyre and Mrs Janice Pearse, Senior Occupational Therapist, in partnership with Newcastle University and The Newcastle upon Tyne NHS Hospitals Foundation Trust to address the need for rehabilitation of arm and hand use after stroke.

In 2010 the company won the Cels Business for Life Partnership with the NHS Award and was a finalist in Blueprint: The North East Universities Business Planning Competition.

In 2011 it was awarded a HEFCE UnLtd Social Entrepreneur Award and was a finalist in the Medilink National Awards. Most recently Limbs Alive was awarded overall ‘Best NHS Innovation 2011′ at the presitigious Medical Futures Awards held in London June 6th and ‘Best Innovation To Improve Patient Care’.