Hospital car park charges for patients staying in hospital and their visitors (NHS ENGLAND)

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The NHS in England earns nearly £112 million from car parking fees each year, which ministers have previously defended as necessary to cover running costs and promote the use of public transport to and from hospital.

Car parking charges are a significant source of revenue for the NHS, with some hospitals deriving more than 1 per cent of their budget from them. The level of fees is controlled individually by each trust. Read More

This sort of thing happens when government runs health care so is this what we Americans want? I sure don’t! But if Obama and the Democrats get their Obamacare passed then we will have many things such as this pay to park! What you think?

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One comment on “Hospital car park charges for patients staying in hospital and their visitors (NHS ENGLAND)

  1. I’m shocked, shocked I tell you. Not really. History is strewn with half-baked ideas that politicians turn into realities. I saw something today that said if we end up with this healthcare behemoth, that refusal to ‘accept’ and buy healthcare (I still can’t get my wits around how one has to pay for free healthcare) that one could land in jail for non-compliance. Here come those lovely brown shirts – too bad, brown is so not my color. 😉
    Writer Chick

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