Mission statement:


The Association exists

to develop, disseminate

and promote evidence

based best practice

in moving & handling.


National Back Exchange was established to share and exchange ideas and information on all aspects of moving and handling. Posts on this platform must comply with the NBE Social Media Policy, and does not indicate explicit or implied endorsement by NBE. Anyone requesting assistance from the membership regarding surveys and research are expected to share results.

Online voting will be available from Friday 23rd August until midday on Thursday 19th september 2019

All current members of NBE are entitled to vote for any business to be conducted at the AGM. To enable members to participate in the decision making process of the association an online voting system will be available to members

Although originally intended to allow members who are unable to attend AGM to express their views this system may also be used by members who intend to be present to debate the motions in person if they prefer, Members may vote online or in person at AGM but cannot do both.


Online voting will be available from Friday 23rd August 2019 until midday on Thursday 19th September 2019 using the online voting links on the website.


Please do not attempt to place a vote after midday on 19th September 2019 as your vote will not register but you may lose your ability to vote in person on the day of the AGM.


The motions for consideration at the AGM will be posted on the members forum to allow for open debate and discussion by all members whether they are able to attend the AGM,or intend to vote.








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