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Care to Drive Programme

Services/Care to Drive Programme

What is the Care to Drive Programme?

The Care to Drive programme is a volunteer led scheme operated by the Irish Cancer Society. It provides free transport for patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments or partner hospital appointments. You are collected from your home, driven to your appointment and brought back home again.

All of the volunteer drivers are carefully selected, vetted and trained.

Partner hospitals participating in the scheme. 

How to be referred to the scheme

To avail of the scheme first speak to your Oncology Nurse who will discuss with you whether the service is suitable for your needs. More information is also available from the Irish Cancer Society or call the National Cancer Helpline on 1800 200 700.


Have you thought about becoming a volunteer driver for local cancer patients?

Volunteer Drivers transport cancer patients to and from their chemotherapy treatments partner hospitals. If you would like to volunteer as a driver in the Care to Drive programme you can apply through the Irish Cancer Society.

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