Accessing transport for appointments

Resources for patients who have difficulty accessing transport to appointments in Cornwall


For patients who do not have access to transport to attend an urgent appointment:


Affordable Transport:

42p per mile + £3 admin fee


Age UK TAPS transport:

£2.50 booking fee + 42p per mile

Contact number 01872 22 33 88


Financial Help:

Some patients experiencing financial hardship may be able to claim back travel expenses to urgent dental appointments via the NHS:


Alternatively, patients can try the following for support following e.g. a sudden life change and mid-application to benefits:


Crisis and Care:


Turn 2 Us for people in the UK struggling financially: