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St John Health Shuttle returns to Tauranga

The health shuttle team. Supplied photo.

The Tauranga Mount Maunganui St John Health Shuttle will resume service in the area from Monday, January 17. 

The HS is a door-to-door community transport service provided by the Tauranga St John Area Committee.

“The HS service is available for most medical related appointments in the Tauranga/Mount Maunganui area, including: Tauranga Hospital; Park Street Eye Clinic: local doctors: dentists: and physiotherapists etc,” says a spokesperson for the HS team.

“Appointments from 9am to 2pm are best served – a donation for your journey is greatly appreciated by St John.”

Why choose the St John Health Shuttle?  

“HS clients have a range of reasons for choosing this community service, including: post-operative recovery (e.g. knee & hip replacements); physical disability; vehicle availability; the nature of the medical appointments (e.g. eyes); and driving confidence. 

“All three Health Shuttles have wheel chair hoists.

“You can be assured of a safe and secure journey, and a warm reception from our volunteer drivers.”

The St John Health Shuttle is available on 0800 824 3258.

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Great Service

Posted on 11-01-2022 21:47 | By

St John provide a great service with Health Shuttle however it really annoys me to see them flying down the bus lane. They’re not entitled to and you and I would be ticketed for it. It doesn’t matter if they’re running behind time for an appointment - no excuse. They are not a bus. Keep up the great service St John but obey the road rules.