Winscombe Contact Scheme

"Winscombe's Good Neighbour Scheme"

3 Transport to Medical Appointments

3.1 Procedure

The Winscombe Contact Scheme (WCS) will provide transport to medical appointments providing you :-

  • Live in Winscombe or your medical centre is Winscombe
  • Are unable to use public transport because of a medical condition or the unavailability of public transport.

A passenger can request transport by contacting the Transport Co-ordinator (Mrs Mary Bendell) by phone 07888 812398 or completing the form on page 3.3

The Driver Coordinator will arrange a driver who is DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checked. The drivers and their vehicles are fully insured.

Once transport has been arranged with the driver, the Driver Coordinator will contact the passenger with all the necessary details.

The driver will arrive at the passenger's home at the time arranged and transport them to their medical appointment. The driver will make arrangements with the passenger for their return journey home.
If required the driver will escort you to the waiting room.