Non-emergency Patient Transport Services (PTS) deliver non-urgent, planned, transportation of patients with a medical need for transport to and from NHS services and between NHS services. This service uses wide range of vehicle types and levels of care consistent with the patient’s medical needs.
In south Essex there are currently two different contracts in place to deliver non-emergency NHS patient transport rather than one universal service for patients.
The benefits of having one contract for non-emergency patient transport in south Essex include consistency of quality, ensuring our system is fair and equitable for all and cost efficiencies to help protect essential clinical services.
The local NHS is looking for local feedback from those that have used the existing service and/or have ideas about how this service can meet local needs.
This survey is now closed.