Thursday 27 March 2014

Govt. told islanders risking health through transport problems.

From Scilly Today 27 Mar 2014. 

 Island residents are risking their health because of problems with transport to and from the islands.

That’s what Scilly’s Healthwatch has told the government in a report submitted to a Commons Select Committee investigating passenger transport in isolated areas.

Healthwatch claims that the time, cost and stress that patients bear when travelling means the current provision is “not adequate.”

 Healthwatch says they’ve received “a very high number of comments about the difficulty in arranging travel for an appointment or admission because of flight schedules.”

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