Community car schemes
These services are made up of volunteers who organise transport to and from hospitals in the Perth & Kinross Council area. The scale of charges depends on the mileage and cost of fuel.
List of services
Abernethy (including Aberargie) Community Transport
The scheme is aimed primarily at those without a car at their disposal, to allow them to attend appointments—GP, other clinics, hospital, dentist, chiropodist etc.—or who have difficulty with shopping trips or visiting family or friends.
|Contact Person||Angus Macintyre|
Alyth and District Patient Transport Service
For patients of Alyth Health Centre requiring transport for hospital appointments. Volunteers are fully insured and use their own cars.
Blair Atholl Hospital Car Service
Information not available.
Comrie Hospital Driving Service
For Comrie and District. The Scale of charges depending on mileage and cost of petrol.
|Contact Person||Neill Aitken or Morag Aitken|
Craigvinean Surgery Hospital Cars
We offer transport to medical appointments for patients of Craigvinean practice, and patients should make contact through the surgery. We are also in need of volunteers and anyone interested is welcome to contact me using the information above.
|Contact Person||Faith Anstey|
Connecting older people in Blairgowrie, Rattray and surrounding areas through our volunteer driver car scheme, ensuring that older people can connect to services and hospital appointments as well as social activities.
Kinross-shire Volunteer Group & Rural Outreach
We provide a voluntary car service to make life easier for people of any age to access the services they need, to hospitals, health centres, shopping or visiting relatives. If a volunteer is required please use our telephone.
Perth Access Cars
The scheme is administered by paid part-time staff operating from an office situated within Perth Royal Infirmary. The drivers are all volunteers and customers are charged for trips at a rate which reflects the running costs of the cars.
|Contact Person||John Bertram|
Pitlochry Hospital Cars
Information not available.
Royal Voluntary Service (RVS)
Royal Voluntary Service volunteers provide practical support for older people in need so that they can live more independent lives. They provide companionship for lonely or isolated people, help with practical tasks like shopping and driving clients to appointments and deliver books from local libraries. All service users wishing to use this service must firstly register by contacting the office.
|Contact Person||Geoff Bird|
Upper Tay Transport
We have a Transport Hub in Aberfeldy for the Upper Tay area and provide a voluntary Hospital and Community car service to enable people of any age to access the local community. Trips to hospitals, the health centre, shopping, visiting relatives or assisting passengers to connect with other rural transport services in the area. Our charges will reflect the mileage and the running costs of the car.
|Contact Person||Eileen Merry|
|Address||The Locus Centre, The Square, Aberfeldy PH15 2DD|