Travel Response

What does it do?

Provides one number for patients to call for information on nonemergency travel to hospital. The Travel Response Centre
will advise patients on the travel options whenever they need to travel to and from hospital. Patients may be eligible for
free non-emergency ambulance transport.

Who it is for?

Anyone can use the service as long as they are travelling to or from hospital and live in qualifying parts of Teesdale and Weardale. However it is particularly appropriate if you: have a medical condition, are a carer accompanying someone to an appointment, wish to visit someone in hospital, are a staff member requiring transport.

Where it is available?

Local service (Teesdale, Wear Valley).

How to access or apply for it:

Travel Response is open 8.30am until 5.30pm (Monday toThursday) and 8.30am until 4.30pm Friday. Call (0191) 383 5383.


Info last updated:

Barnard Castle Surgery, Victoria Road, Barnard Castle, Teesdale, Durham, DL12 8HT