Accessing transport in the community
Do you need help with finding the right type of transport for getting to the:
- doctors or the hospital
- post office
|What you can do||Who can help?|
A friend, neighbour, relative or carer might help.
Try the Good neighbour groups who are independent voluntary groups which can offer neighbourly driving to GP and hospital appointments
Also check with your GP surgery to see if they can help with arranging community transport for medical appointments.
The Community Transport search for help in finding door to door services to help transport you to medical appointments. Here you can find taxi companies that have wheelchair accessible vehicles.
Concessionary Bus Pass - information and contacts details for the free Older Persons Bus Pass and the Disabled Persons Bus Pass
Find information on the the older drivers skills scheme - helping older people to drive safely for as long as they are fit to do so.
Dial a Ride is a door to door service for anyone who finds it difficult or impossible to use ordinary bus services.
The Call & Go bookable bus service is available for anyone whose travel needs are not met by public bus services.
Cango is a bus service that can respond to your needs - the route is flexible and the bus can travel here and there as needed.
Blue badge - parking for disabled people.
Information about powered wheelchairs and mobility scooters.
Help with travel costs.
NHS Patient Services helpline
Tel: 0845 8501 166
Tel: 0845 6024 135
Dial a ride
local telephone numbers
Traveline - public transport
(bus, coach or ferry)
Tel: 0871 2002 233
National Rail - times and fares
Tel: 0845 7484 950
Tel: 0871 7818 181
Road Safety Team
for the older drivers skills scheme
Tel: 01962 846100