The Patient Transport Service is for patients who are unable to get to their appointments because they have a medical need for transport.
It is for patients who are assessed as needing special support or assistance during the journey to their healthcare appointment.
Who To Contact
If you would like to speak to someone about NHS funded patient transport services, please call the relevant transport office:
• If your appointment is at Royal Cornwall NHS Trust, call 01872 253702
• If your appointment is at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, call 01752 763511
For more information our 'NHS funded patient transport' leaflet is a guide for patients.
Responsibility for arranging NHS funded transport to other hospitals or healthcare sites varies but has not changed, and must be authorised / booked by a healthcare professional and meet the 'medical need' criteria.
To view the Eligibility Criteria for NHS Funded Patient Transport please click here
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