Hospital parking is often an easy target for a media hungry for emotional headlines. But properly-managed parking facilities serve a vital purpose, as well as releasing healthcare budgets

Many hospital premises are moving from traditional methods of parking management to more technologically advanced systems to enable car parks to be run more effectively

The British Parking Association’s Healthcare Parking Special Interest Group gathered to debate and overcome issues surrounding hospital parking. We look at what was discussed

With initiatives like its Hospital Parking Charter and special interest groups, the British Parking Association strives to raise parking standards in the healthcare environment

For many, the car park is both the first and last impression of a healthcare facility. It is therefore imperative to make it an easy and stress-free experience, urges the British Parking Association

The Healthcare Facilities Consortium’s Keith Sammonds reviews recent activity within the hospital parking area including how the health service is moving things forward

To strike the right balance between being fair to patients, visitors and staff while ensuring that parking facilities are managed effectively, the BPA has published a hospital parking charter aimed at both NHS Trusts and car park operators

Parkex 2010, Europe’s largest dedicated parking exhibition, organised on behalf of the British Parking Association, took place from 2-3 March at London’s Earls Court

Patrick Troy, chief executive, British Parking Association, explains the Charter for Hospital Parking, just launched to ensure better standards

In response to the continued debate over hospital parking, the British Parking Association has drafted a Hospital Parking Charter which is currently out for consultation. Patrick Troy, chief executive of the BPA, discusses what the Charter proposes

Patrick Troy, chief executive of the British Parking Association (BPA) discusses the implications of ‘free hospital parking for all’

Patrick Troy, chief executive of the British Parking Association, explains the reasoning behind the need for regulation and parking enforcement in hospitals, and what the future may hold for hospital parking regulations

The British Parking Association talks about how important parking issues are in the everyday administration of a successful hospital estate for the benefit of the community it serves

Recipient of the Park Mark® award, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, sets the standards in safer parking

With the recent decision by the Welsh Assembly Government to abolish charging for hospital car parking spaces, the subject is very much under debate

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