The Driving Force takes anyone who has cancer and is registered with a GP in Bonnybridge, Denny or Banknock to hospital appointments for FREE.
The drivers were professional and also very friendly. I am a very nervous passenger but I always felt safe-praise indeed!!
I am retired. I moved to Bonnybridge with my wife Trisha from Glasgow in 2015. I enjoy watching all sports particularly football, walking the dog and live music.
Our coordinators work on a flexible rota of 2 weeks out of every 10. They work from their own homes, all equipment is provided and expenses are reimbursed.
They phone the doctor’s surgeries daily collecting the names and phone numbers of any one who wants to travel with us. They arrange a driver for each journey, and phone back the patient with the driver’s details.
This typically takes one hour per day, though if things are busy it can take up to 2 hours.
Alf Crichton is a retired Prison Governor enjoying his retirement bowling, caravanning, gardening and socialising with family and friends.
Retired for over 10 years I keep active in various forms of volunteering including the Driving Force for over five years. I enjoy television, eating out, seeing friends and family, and gardening.
I am retired and moved to Bonnybridge in 2012. I enjoy dog walking, golfing and being a labourer for Linda in the garden.
Semi retired business owner I enjoy baking,looking after my chickens, pygmy goats and ponies and spending time with my family and friends.
Since I retired 5 years ago I enjoy socialising and seeing more of my friends. I am quite heavily involved with my Church activities- including cleaning it every week! I love to make myself useful and trying to help other people where possible.
Anybody with cancer who is registered at either Bonnybridge, Banknock, Denny Cross, or Carronbank Health Centre can use our drivers to take them to and from hospital appointments and treatment sessions for cancerInformation for patients
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