Burnham Market Area Community Car Scheme
Burnham Market Area Community Car Scheme organises volunteer drivers to take passengers for medically-related appointments from Wells-next-the-Sea and surrounding area to the east and coastal villages, west to Old Hunstanton and approximately 20 miles inland.
The scheme attends local surgeries including Burnham Market, Wells-next-the-Sea, Docking, Hunstanton, Fakenham Medical Centre and Gayton Road Medical Centre. It also attends hospitals such as, the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital, Addenbrooke's Cambridge, Papworth, Queen Elizabeth King's Lynn, Sandringham Hospital, Kelling, Wisbech and Wells Community Hospital etc.
It also visits opticians, physiotherapists, dentists, podiatrists, day centres and care homes. Whilst medical appointments are its main aim it also arranges hospital and nursing home visiting, and sometimes this includes shopping. Collection and delivery of prescriptions.
Passengers pay 45p per mile for journeys.
Who to contact
- Contact Name
- Daphne Potter
- Contact Position
- 01485 210342
The co-ordinator can be contacted on the above number