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Information for Patients
Patient Transport Services (PTS) can be used to access Dorset Musculoskeletal (MSK) Services.
To be entitled to patient transport services, a patient has to meet the criteria. They will be assessed for their eligibility.
Open Monday to Friday, 8am until 6pm.
In summary, you are entitled to patient transport if:
Please see this downloadable leaflet which outlines eligibility for PTS - and also shows when you are not eligible. If you find that you do not fit the criteria there are still other options available to assist you in reaching your appointment.
The Dorset Patient Transport Bureau (PTB) will be able to direct you to alternative methods of public and volunteer transport. If you are on a low income, you may be eligible for financial help from the Healthcare Travel Costs Scheme. Please call 0300 330 1343.
The Clinical Commissioning Group have set up a patient transport website. Please click here for more information.