Waipa Transport Providers

Name of provider: St John  Health Shuttle Cambridge
Contact person:  Brent Nielsen
Physical Address: Fort Street Cambridge
Phone: 07 827 7307
email: brent.nielsen@stjohn.org.nz
Description of services: A community service transporting people to and from medical and health-related appointments in Cambridge and Hamilton and visitors for Waikato Hospital.
This service operates on weekdays.
Health Shuttles are staffed by volunteers and donations are welcomed to help cover costs.
Bookings required one day in advance.
Phone 827 7307
Area covered: Cambridge and District, including Matangi
Additional Services:
 
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Name of provider: NZ Red Cross - Cambridge Community Transport Service
Contact person:  Jan Nesbit
Physical Address: 179B Victoria Street
Phone: 07 823 7645
0276677076
email:

jjnesbit@xtra.co.nz

Description of services: All drivers are volunteers;
Drivers provide their own vehicles (purchase, registration, insurance, maintenance are their cost);
Cambridge Red Cross reimburses drivers $25.00 per journey;
Donations to Red Cross from clients  are appreciated.  74% of reimbursement costs are covered by donations from clients. There is no demand for a donation - all journeys requested by clients are fulfilled.
Area covered:

From Cambridge to any medical appointment in Hamilton - predominantly the Waikato Hospital but many other medical facilities are the location of the appointment. A new service to medical centres in Cambridge is available to support vulnerable clients.

The client is picked up from their home address, taken to their appointment where the driver waits for the client at reception before returning to the client’s home.

Additional Services:
 
Ngaire Bisset (07 827 7613) organises a service for the hireage of medical equipment.
 
 
Name of provider: Te Awamutu Community Health Shuttle
Contact person:  Dianne Burgess, Co-ordinator
Physical Address: N/A
Phone: 07 870 3258    
021 178 7997
email: tahs@xtra.co.nz
Description of services: Door to door health shuttle service between Te Awamutu and Waikato Hospital, plus private medical specialist services in Hamilton.   Six-seater Ford Transit van and up to 8 seater van becoming available in 3-4 months time.   Wheelchair and electric step access to vehicles, wheelchairs/walkers and child car seats available.   Personnel available to escort clients to clinic facilities. Bookings essential by 3.00pm the day before.  
Area covered: Te Awamutu and surrounding districts will pick up at Ohaupo.  Drop offs at Waikato Hospital and other medical specialist facilities in Hamilton urban area
Additional Services:
 
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