Patient: Transport - Question for Department of Health

Jared has asked the following 'To ask the Secretary of State for Health, whether his Department has altered the eligibility for patients receiving free transport to hospital.'

The question was asked on 6/11/17.

Steve Brine replied with 'The eligibility criteria to receive patient transport services is set out in Eligibility Criteria for Patient Transport Services (2007). The Department has not altered these criteria.

The provision of appropriate patient transport services is a matter for local National Health Service commissioners. Patient transport services are regulated by the Care Quality Commission.'

The answer was received on 15/11/17.

Jared O'Mara