EMAS issues warning about reduced Patient Transport Service due to severe weather

The East Midlands Ambulance Service has revealed that its Derbyshire Patient Transport Service and hospital clinics will only be transporting patients leaving hospital and those with appointments for vital treatment such as chemotherapy and dialysis.

Saturday, 3rd March 2018, 11:58 am
Updated Saturday, 3rd March 2018, 12:10 pm
Ambulance service.
Ambulance service.

An EMAS spokesman said: “Due to the continued severe weather conditions, this weekend our Derbyshire non-emergency Patient Transport Service will only be transporting patients leaving hospital, and those with appointments for vital treatment such as chemotherapy and dialysis.

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