The Patient Transport Service provides ambulances to patients who need support to reach their healthcare appointment, or for their admission to and discharge from hospital, due to their medical/clinical needs.
Patient Transport Service booking service provided by North East Ambulance Service
Patients should dial 0191 215 1515 to book their transport.
Bookings can be made Monday to Friday, from 8am-6pm. If patients or GPs need to cancel an appointment for the next working day they will need to ring 0300 111 0247. If the cancellation is for a booking after the next working day, they should ring 0191 215 1515.