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For information about public transport (including buses and trains) please call Traveline Scotland on 0871 200 22 33 (www.travelinescotland.com), or use the following embedded search tool.
Please verify routes before travelling. NHS Grampian is not responsible for the content or accuracy of these services.
If travelling by car, you should enter the site by the main entrance off Eday Road. There are limited car parking facilities on site and due to the pressure on these, patients are requested not to leave cars on site during their stay in hospital.
You are advised that NHS Grampian cannot accept responsibility for vehicles or belongings left on hospital grounds.
If you do not feel fit enough to come to hospital by private car or public transport, please contact your family doctor who may be able to arrange suitable transport.
If you are planning to walk to Woodend Hospital (from within Aberdeen City), you might find the following resource useful to plan your journey. Start by entering the postcode for where you are departing from:
Please contact the Patient Travel Officer at NHS Shetland as soon as possible so that your travel arrangements can be organised in good time.
Patient Travel Office
Gilbert Bain Hospital
Telephone: (01595) 743305
The tickets are issued under the Highlands & Islands travel scheme and are booked through your GP. Please ask your GP for a travel pack which will contain all the information you will need.
Patients travelling from the Highland Health Board area are entitled to help with travel costs, minus a deduction of £10 per journey for those not in receipt of an eligible benefit - refer to this form for full details.
Anyone wishing to submit a claim should complete this form and present it in person at the General Office, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, or send it by post to:
Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
Alternatively send your completed form by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.