Free patient transport service eases social isolation for over 75s
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Free patient transport service eases social isolation for over 75s

Julie Penfold Freelance journalist

An innovative project in North Yorkshire is helping vulnerable patients

Reeth Medical Centre covers the area of Swaledale and Arkengarthdale in North Yorkshire and has a patient population of 1,600. Around 10% of the practice’s patients are over 75, and there is a higher than national average prevalence of chronic disease.

Primary Health Care. 27, 8,8-9. doi: 10.7748/phc.27.8.8.s8

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