Healthcare staff are wasting valuable time searching for parking spaces and two-thirds (64%) have been fined when trying to park at work, according to a survey published today (Sunday) by UNISON.
More than three in five (63%) NHS staff say they have to pay for parking permits, in some cases costing £100 or more a month. But hardly any – just 8% – have a guaranteed space.
As a result, more than half (54%) can end up being late for work, with some spending an hour a day looking for a space, and one in five (21%) up to 30 minutes doing so.
Almost two-thirds (63%) have no option but to seek…