Two wards at Peterborough City Hospital have been closed to new admissions because of the winter vomiting bug, norovirus.
To help stop the spread of infection, the hospital is asking all visitors to wash their hands and anyone who has recently been ill to stay at home.
One in four hospital trusts have increased parking charges for patients and visitors- some by over 100%.
United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust upped prices 112%, from 67p an hour to £1.42.
New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton this week claimed it needed to put up car parking charges to protect jobs.
Examples of car parking charges for one hour:
- National average - 77p
- Chelsea and Westminster Hospital - £2.50
- Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - £1.60
- United Lincolnshire Hospital - £1.42 (up from 67p)
- Northumberland, Tyne and Wear - £75p (up from 25p)
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