Patient Transport Services

Transport in West Berkshire

You can find information about public transport in West Berkshire including the Transport Near Me search on the West Berkshire council website via the link below:

This includes a timetable and a journey planner as well as much more information on the services they provide.

South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS)

SCAS operates the non-emergency Patient Transport Service (PTS) in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire providing transport for people who are unable to use public or other transport due to their medical condition, and include those who are:

  • attending hospital outpatient clinics
  • being admitted to or discharged from hospital wards
  • needing life-saving treatments such as radiotherapy, chemotherapy or renal dialysis or DVT treatment.

To book your own transport; please ring the Patient eligibility line on: 0300 100 0015, choose Option 1. If you have booked transport and find you no longer require it, please cancel it to ensure this place can be offered to someone else by ringing the Patient cancellation line on: 0300 790 0143.
The Patient Transport Service Contact Centre is open 7am – 7pm.



The Readibus is a minibus service which operates 2-3 days a week. The bus is able to collect patients from home and bring them to the surgery as well as dropping them home again. There is a fare charge but it is subsidised by Falkland Surgery. Please enquire at reception if you would like to book a place on the bus.