Each hospital trust rakes in an average £949k from parking fees in England

Hospitals in England made over £344million from parking fees in the last three years, with each NHS Foundation Trust raking in an average of £949,000 a year from parking, an exclusive Auto Express investigation has found.

Trusts have also issued 275,000 fines to patients and visitors worth £2.8million since 2013, amounting to an annual £8,200 a year income from penalty charges.

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