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Pound Piece Surgery
Reception: 01308 861800
 
Tunnel Road Surgery
Reception: 01308 861800

TRAVEL AND TRANSPORT 

 

 

As a rural practice we are aware that people are rquired to travel to appointments whether at the surgery, at hospital, or anyother health care organisation. Not everyone has their own car or has someone who can provide a lift.

 

Please see below a list of transport providers.

 

Country Cars 

A voluntary car scheme is operating in your area. It is designed to help those in rural areas who are not fit enough to usepublic transport, or who have no other means of transport, to enable them to make essential trips. 

 

Areas served: Maiden Newton, Cattistock, Frome St. Quintin, Frome Vauchurch, Chilfrome, Toller Fratrum, Toller Porcorum, Wynford Eagle, West Compton, Compton Valence and Wraxall.

 

Country Cars Maiden Newton Sally Falkingham 01300 320969

Country Cars Beaminster Mike and Viv Bateman 01308 862039

 

Bridport Good Neighbour Scheme

A good neighbour service providing help for simple tasks and transport for hospital visiting and appointments, doctors, dentists, opticians, chiropodists, prescription collection, shopping and other essential tasks.

 

Areas served: Bridport and local surrounding area including Bothenhampton, Bradpole, Chideock, Dottery, Eype, Loders, Morcombelake, Salway Ash, Waytown and West Bay.

 

Jacki Webb 01308 425738 or 01308 420483

 

Chalkstream country car scheme

We will help those who need to attend medical appointments, dentists, chiropodists, collect prescriptions and recreational trips within reason and at the discretion of the Chalk Stream Car Service.

 

Areas served: Frampton, Sydling St Nicholas, Bradford Peverell, Grimstone, Stratton and Up Sydling.

 

Catherine Hodgson 01300 341386

 

For more information about any of these services or for alternatives, please see the Dorset Community Transport Directory

 

 

Public Transport

 

For information on local public transport and to help you plan your journey please see the below links.

 

www.travelinesw.com

www.dorsetforyou.com/traveldorset

www.gettingabout.info

www.nationalrail.co.uk

 

For telephone help with planning your journey call the following numbers:

 

Traveline 0871 200 2233

National Rail Enquiries 08457 48 49 50 (textphone 0845 60 50 600)


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