first_img Facebook Google+ Homepage BannerNews Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Pinterest Health Minister orders review of hospital car parking charges Pinterest The Health Minister has today, ordered a national review of hospital car parking charges.It comes after it was revealed earlier this week that car parking charges at Letterkenny University Hospital are among the cheapest in the country for long term parking but among the highest for visits under an hour.The Minister for Health, Simon Harries has announced that the HSE is to work with patient advocacy groups to devise national guidelines for car parking charges.A comparative study published by the Irish Independent this week says nationally, hospital car parking charges are in excess of €1 million a month.Car parking charges at Letterkenny University Hospital are among the cheapest in the country for long term parking, but among the highest for visits of an hour or less.At both Letterkenny and Sligo, the charges operate on the basis of €3 for four hours, or a daily charge of €6.However, because there is no option to pay an hourly rate, the two hospitals are the fifth highest in the country for short visits. Facebook Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Twittercenter_img Google+ WhatsApp Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Harps come back to win in Waterford WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Previous articleProgress being made on three health centres for DonegalNext articleKenny Shiels looks for momentum from his young side against Bray News Highland By News Highland – March 16, 2018 Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img