Log In
Wednesday 20th September 2017

Inpatients free parking plan

30th September 2009

Health Secretary Andy Burnham has announced Labour hopes of scrapping hospital parking charges for inpatients in England if the party wins the next election.

Under new plans, Mr Burnham said patients would get a permit to cover the length of their stay which visitors could use to park for free. However, groups campaigning for free parking said the proposal did not go far enough as inpatients, who tend to require the most complex care, only represent a fraction of total patients.


Share this page


There are no comments for this article, be the first to comment!

Post your comment

Only registered users can comment. Fill in your e-mail address for quick registration.

Your email address:

Your comment will be checked by a Healthcare Today moderator before it is published on the site.

M3 - For secure managed hosting over N3 or internet
© Mayden Foundation 2017