Many patients travel from throughout the lower North Island to have radiation therapy. RCTS Radiation Oncology provides radiation therapy care to people in the Manawatu, Taranaki, Hawkes Bay, Wanganui, Horowhenua and Wairarapa.
is available for people who live 100kms or more form Palmerston North. Travel assistance
is available via shuttles, volunteer drivers or financial assistance. The travel assistance available depends on the location you are travelling from, the times, and the frequency you travel.
Hawkes Bay and Taranaki Cancer Society Shuttles
Taranaki Cancer Society
(06) 757 3006
Hawkes Bay Cancer Society
(06) 876 7638
Shuttle Services for the MidCentral District
National Travel Assistance Scheme
Information about the national travel assistance scheme is available on freephone 0800 281 222 (press option 2).
Most documents are available in Acrobat (PDF) format. Some documents are also available in other formats (doc, xls, html etc.) or as a printed version (hard copy). Please note, due to cost, a different format or printed version may not be available.
To request a different format or printed version, please contact the MidCentral District Health Board Communications Unit.