What are your views on hospital car park charging?
Dec 3, 2014
By Silversurfers Editor
Do you have to pay to park in your local hospital when you attend appointments or visit a friend or relative?
A patients’ group branded the fees a “tax on the sick” and called for NHS parking to be free, as in most of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
Prices shown taken from a Macmillan Cancer Support Survey
I was going back and forth to hospital taking my mother for tests and I would have to keep running out and topping up the meter. When you are going through such a huge ordeal, this is the last thing you want to think about but money ends up being your biggest worry, adding unnecessary stress.
Is it right to charge people to park when visiting a hospital?
678 people have already voted, what's your opinion?YesNo
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