Self-help guides

The NHS website has a wide range of self-help guides. It includes an easy-to-use search facility. Below are some useful links from the site, which may be helpful.

Links and useful resources


Transport support

If you are unable to access a car, taxi or public transport, TASL (Thames Ambulance Service Ltd.) may be able to help. They can be contacted on 0345 241 3012.

Alternative Transport Schemes

For those who do not meet TASL’s eligibility criteria, there are also several community schemes run by volunteers and charities, who may charge a small fee for the service:

Hinckley and Bosworth Community Transport
Phone: 01455 250462
Open: Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 12.30pm

Voluntary Action South Leicestershire (VASL)
Phone: 01858 468499
Open: Monday to Friday, 9:30am – 2:30pm
Phone calls only: Wednesday, 9:00am – 12:00noon

Northwest Leicestershire Council for Voluntary Service
Phone: 01530 512456
Open: Monday to Friday, 9am – 4:30pm


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