Somerset’s NHS is calling for local 4x4 vehicle drivers to help with transport of essential hospital staff today (Saturday, March 3).

Taunton’s Musgrove Park Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital and Somerset Partnership NHS Trust in Somerset are appealing to local drivers of 4x4 vehicles to volunteer to transport essential hospital and community health staff to and from their place of work.

The appeal comes as the Somerset health and social care system continues to remain in major incident status due to the severe weather conditions and treacherous state of the roads.

Although the weather warnings have fallen to Yellow Level 3 snow and icy roads are still presenting serious transport difficulties for medical staff needing to get to a from hospitals

If drivers of 4x4 vehicles are able to volunteer to transport a medical staff member today or tomorrow (Sunday 4 March) contact the on-call hospital manager at:

Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton.
Tel: 01823 342660   or the hospital switchboard on Tel: 01823 333444

Yeovil District Hospital
Tel: 01935 475122