Photo: Rip-off Southport Hospital Car Parking
Over 12 months £908,741 was taken and £718,530 from Ormskirk Hospital totaling £1,626,241 between the two Southport’s NHS hospitals between 2014/15.
These figures were revealed following a Freedom of Information by the Press Association to trusts all over the UK.
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Chief executive, Ann Marr quoted: “Money raised from car parking charges at the Trust goes towards the cost of maintaining the car parks, with any surplus going directly to patient care”.
Photo: Southport Hospital car park which is prone to flooding
A number of staff based at Southport Hospital reported being stung up to £400 per year to park at the hospital. Staff starting parking in KGV College on Scarisbrick New Road which consequently made a Pay & Display Car Park.
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