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. Must be signposted by the Service. Requires 48 hours notice.||Yes subsidised by Health Board||
Can take wheelchairs.
Open 9-12 Mon-Fri. 4
8hrs notice required.
|Galloway Community transport||DG2 DG5-7||07841512449||Anywhere||Anyone who requires help to get to appointment. Must be signposted by the Service. Requires one week notice||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||
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 Volunteer Car Scheme||PA33-35||
|Lorn & Islands Hosp, Oban||Not inhabitants of Oban. Must be registered||Yes||No wheelchairs. Patient to sit in back of car.|
|Mid Argyle Voluntary 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||
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|