Concession tickets – 10 visit concession – £8.50
For patients on long term treatment plans or visitors of patients expected to be in hospital for more than 3 days, you can download a form to apply for concession tickets. These are also from the Ward/Department and parking booth. The forms must be signed by a member of the Ward/Department and then taken to the Parking Booths for processing. These tickets are valid for a maximum of 12 weeks. The 10-visit ticket costs £8.50 and gives a significant saving on the cost of each visit.
Blue Badge Holders – FREE
If you are a holder of a blue registered disabled badge there are designated spaces at various locations around the hospital sites.
From 1 November 2020 parking for holders of registered disabled badges is free. To take advantage of the free parking you should report to the Car Park Attendants who will register your vehicle details on their system – please show them your blue badge as evidence of your eligibility.
Remember to display your blue badge wherever you park.
Patients receiving Renal dialysis twice a week or more at RSH – FREE
If you are driving yourself in for Haemodialysis two or three times per week then free parking is available. The departments delivering this treatment will guide you through the process for getting free parking.
Patients receiving Outpatient treatment for cancer – FREE
Patients receiving day case outpatient treatment in the O’Connor Oncology unit can claim free parking. To do this, give your registration details to the desk as you book in for your appointment.
Bereavement – FREE
People visiting the hospital for issues connected with bereavement [e.g. collection of certificates, visits to the mortuary] also qualify for free parking. Normally these visits take less then the 20 minute grace period but should the visit extend the free period the vehicle details will be taken by PALS and passed to the Car Park Department for entering onto the system.
Parents of Sick Children staying in Hospital Overnight – FREE
Parents who are staying in hospital overnight to be with their sick child can get free parking. You should speak to a member of ward staff who will take your registration details for adding to our exemption list.
Outpatient Department (ODP) Frequent Attenders – FREE
Free parking is available for all outpatients who attend the hospital for an appointment at least three times within a month and for an overall period of at least three months (a ‘month’ is defined as a period of 30 days). You can download a form to apply for the OPD Frequent Attenders concession. They are also available in the OPD Departments and the parking booth.
The forms must be signed by a member of the team involved in your care at the beginning of the period of concession and then taken to the parking booth on each of your visits where they will register your vehicle on the exemption list. Should your attendance be more than 12 visits over 3 months or extend past 3 months then you will need to complete a new form once the 12 visits have been used.