West of Scotland Alternative Providers

Covering Dumfries and Galloway, Ayrshire & Arran, Argyll and Bute, Lanarkshire and Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Organisation Name Post Code Areas Covered Contact Details Destinations Covered Criteria Fees More information
Annandale Transport Initiative DG10,11,12,13,14,16 01576203053 Anywhere Has to join initiative scheme Yes subsidised by Health Board

Can take wheelchairs.

Open 9-12 Mon-Fri. 4

8hrs notice required. 

Galloway Community transport DG2-3 DG5-7 07841512449 Anywhere Anyone who requires help to get to appointment Yes subsidised by health Board No wheelchairs.
Ayrshire Cancer Support All KA Postcodes 01563538008 Anywhere Cancer patients only No No wheelchairs
Arran Taxi KA27 O7901068968 Arran War Memorial Hospital. Can take to and from Ferry. Can take to Crosshouse via ferry if the have availability None Yes

Please advise there will be a cost as this is a taxi service.

Can take wheelchairs

North Ayrshire Cancer Care KA13-15, KA20-24, KA27-30 01294552223 Anywhere cancer patients only no

No wheelchairs.

Will collect from ferry from Arran & Rothesay.

Escort allowed if required on medical grounds

Arran Cancer Support Trust KA27 01770820600 Mainland Hospitals Cancer patients only No Driver takes/collects from ferry. Escort allowed if required on medical grounds
North Argyll Voluteer Car Scheme PA33-35 01852200760 Lorn & Islands Hosp, Oban Not inhabitants of Oban. Must be registered Yes No wheelchairs. Patient to sit in back of car.
Mid Argyle Volutary Service  PA30-32 01546603564 Oban, Campeltown Over 60 and/or disabled. Must be able to get into car with arm assist only yes Advance notice needed. No wheelchairs
East Renfrew yourweeredbus G46, G77-78 0141881643 All Glasgow Hospitals East renfrewshire only. GP registration required no Can take wheelchairs. 
Interloch Transport PA22-23 01369840474 Inverclyde Hospital none yes  
 Ross of Mull & Iona CT PA65-67 01681700600 Oban & Child only to Glasgow Will help with discharges from ferry and urgent appointments. yes Wheelchairs and assist dogs. 
Wigtownshire  Community Transport DG6,DG8,DG9 01776702526 Galloway Hospital, Newton Stewart Health Centre   yes

Can accept wheelchairs

Minimum 24 hrs notice

can only take appointments until PM school run

Irvine & Troon Cancer Care All KA 01294311887 Ayr Hospital, Crosshouse      
Transport to Golden Jubilee All ML 01355585603 Golden Jubilee Hosp Patient must make way to local hospital site for onward travel to GJH Orthopaedic and Cataract appointments only no

Advance notice

Open Mon-Fri 0900-1430. 

Lanarkshire Cancer Care ML1-12, G33, G65-69, G71-75 01698355137 All Glasgow hospitals inc Nuffield and Ross Hall, Wishaw, Hairmyres, Monklands, NERI, Western General in Edinburgh, St John's Hospital in Livingston Cancer patients. Will only take to cancer appointments or cancer treatment no Can take folding wheelchairs but must take escort to push as driver is unable to help. Requires at least 3 days notice.
Ulva Ferry Community Transport PA71, PA72, PA73, PA74, PA75 07775531301 Lorne & Islands Hosp, Oban Can take to Craignure Ferry Terminal Yes Takes wheelchairs