ITV News: Should English hospitals charge for parking?

ITV News has been asking people on their Facebook page whether they agree with one in four hospitals increasing parking charges. Here are some of your views:

With NHS cuts, parking charges are another way of making some extra money".

– Chris Malkin

It is totally unfair that parking is free in hospitals in Scotland and Wales but not in England".

– Seamus Holden

I get the need to charge for something so they can make improvements, but when you're charged and there are no spaces, no improvements, expensive fees, you're also paying the price for being unwell or needing treatment".

– Laura Hoten

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Rise in NHS parking fees

More than one in four hospital trusts have increased car parking charges for patients and visitors, according to new data. Hospitals in England make millions of pounds from parking each year.