Campaigners in the Midlands have issued a fresh call for parking charges at hospitals to be scrapped, claiming it is 'unfair' to place an extra burden on people and families already suffering with illness.
A report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre reveals the average cost of parking at a hospital is £1.15 per hour - but some, including Midland hospitals, charge much more than this.
Birmingham Women's NHS Foundation Trust charges £2.70 per hour.
It comes after Coventry University Hospital lifted a cap on the amount of money it could demand from people for parking earlier this year.
More top news
London Midland has suspended all services between Birmingham New Street and Lichfield due to a fault with the overhead electric line.
Two brothers from Leicester are among a group of students thought to have travelled to Turkey in a bid to join Islamic State (IS).
Staff at Christopher Whitehead Language College and Sixth Form in Worcester performed 'Uptown Funk' in a goodbye video for their Year 11s.