We often get asked about appointments in hospital, to look for results from tests ordered in hospital, or to write sick lines for hospital stays. We have prepared the following guidance for patients, to help you get the most appropriate help promptly.
Hospital Outpatients guidance sheet
An escort will only be authorised for hospital appointments according to the Western Isles Health Board’s Patient Travel Policy. All escort authorisations are decided by the doctor, who has to abide by the rules of the travel policy.
Further information on patient travel is available at www.patienttravelwi.scot.nhs.uk and http://www.patienttravelwi.scot.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Patient-Travel-Scheme-travelling-to-a-hospital-appointment.pdf