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.