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Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital - Patient transport

DescriptionGuy's and St Thomas' Hospital have a patient transport service for people who need it and qualify after being assessed by the hospital's transport team. It is for people who:

- Are disabled
- Have a medical condition stopping them using public transport
- Are having or have had major surgery affecting mobility

To find out whether you qualify to use this service, you will need to be assessed by a member of the patient transport assessment team. This involves a brief telephone interview and is completely confidential. This assessment has to be carried out at least 48 hours before your appointment.

Visit the Guy's and St Thomas' Hospital website

Telephone number020 7188 2888
Further informationIf you are on a low income or benefits you may be entitled to reclaim your travel costs, if you pay to travel to and from hospital. You will need to provide proof that you are receiving one of the following:

- Income support
- Working families tax credit
- Working disabled person tax credit
- Income based job seekers allowance
- A certificate of low income called an HC2 (AG2) or HC3 (AG3)

You will need to provide proof of travel to your doctor, who will complete the appropriate claim form. You will then be able to reclaim the money from one of Guy's and St Thomas' cashier offices. See their website for further information.

Record last updated: 12 October 2015