THE DISTANCE OUR VOLUNTEER DRIVERS COVERED
TRANSPORTING PATIENTS IN LANARKSHIRE LAST YEAR ALONE
That's the same as driving to the moon and back!
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If you have a car and some spare time you could help
some local people at a time when they really need it.
It's rewarding and can be enjoyable for you too.
PATIENT APPOINTMENTS WE UNDERTOOK LAST YEAR
THE TOTAL COST OF OUR FUEL FOR THE LAST YEAR.
THE NUMBER OF VOLUNTEER DRIVERS WE HAVE ACROSS LANARKSHIRE
AND WE STILL NEED MORE!
YOUR HELP GOES A LONG WAY TO HELPING SOMEONE GET TO THE CARE THEY REALLY NEED
Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust is a local charity helping cancer patients all over Lanarkshire by giving them free transport when they need to visit hospital for treatments and appointments.
What is Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust?
Lanarkshire Cancer Carer Trust is an independent charity that provide volunteer drivers to take cancer patients to hospital appointments, clinics, and day-care facilities.
LCCT offers patients and their carers living in the NHS Lanarkshire area free transport to:
Hospitals for life-saving treatment such as chemotherapy and radiotherapy ;
Specialist clinic appointments for follow-up consultations;
Complimentary and alternative therapies centres promoting better health and wellbeing; and day care facilities.
Who can use the driver service?
Any cancer patient living within the boundaries of NHS Lanarkshire can ask for help. The service is primarily for people who have no other means of getting to their appointments and who couldn’t cope with hospital transport.
How is Lanarkshire Cancer Care funded?
Approximately 85% of our funding is raised by the patients and the general public in the form of donations and special fundraising events. The remainder of the funding comes from annual grants. These grants are from NHS Lanarkshire and North and South Lanarkshire Councils.
All LCCT drivers (we have over 100 registered) give their time voluntarily. An average of 80 patients are transported to clinics and hospitals on a daily basis. LCCT volunteer drivers help to reduce the stress and anxiety facing patients by providing a reliable, friendly, confidential and supportive service.
Lanarkshire Cancer Care Trust provides a driver service (cars and drivers) for cancer patients who do not have transport of their own and/or who find it difficult to cope with prolonged ambulance transport. If you live within the NHS Lanarkshire area and you would like our help then please contact us on 01698 355137.
Office staff extremely helpful on my initial call and arranged everything. Was very lucky in the continuity of getting Jennifer as my driver for the majority of the time”.
Do you have a car and some free time?
You could really make a difference to people who need help getting to and from important hospital appointments. You get to meet new people and you’ll love the feeling that you’re making a real difference to people in your local community.
YOU CAN HELP US
We need people in our community to help fund the work we do. Anything you can do to raise money and awareness of what we do is greatly appreciated.
YOU CAN HELP US
We’re a local Lanarkshire charity and every penny you donate goes to helping people in our community. We’re grateful for every penny donated, please help if you can.