Travel to Scottish Mainland Hospitals
Patients who have NHS appointments or admissions to Scottish mainland hospitals should inform the NHS Orkney travel administrator by calling 888045 or by going to the Reception Desk at the Balfour Hospital (located next to Switchboard) as soon as possible after receiving your appointment and they will make the travel arrangements for you.
Orkney Charitable Trust
Orkney Charitable Trust helps people resident in Orkney under the age of 25 in times of ill health, disability, hardship or disadvantage.
Their ‘Help from Home’ scheme can provide financial support for local families who require the help, financially with a child accessing hospital care on the Mainland UK.
For further information on how they can help please visit www.octrust.org.uk.