NHS car parking charges abolished
An interim cap of £3 per day has been in place since January
Car parking charges are to be abolished at NHS hospitals across Scotland, the health secretary has announced.
An interim cap of £3 per day has been in place since January.
Health Secretary Nicola Sturgeon said the move would help reaffirm the NHS's founding principle of healthcare free at the point of delivery.
The move, which takes effect from 31 December, applies to 14 hospitals where fees operate. Charges at three PFI car parks will not be scrapped.
england wales and n.ireland should follow - but they wont - especially england