Hospital car parking survey: review of changes at the Cumberland Infirmary CarlisleDownload (PDF 1.83MB)
Summary of report contentIn December 2014 Healthwatch Cumbria produced a report regarding the inadequate parking at Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle. North Cumbria University hospitals NHS Trust. Recommendations were made in the report detailing suggested improvements. This survey was a follow up to the original asking the public what they thought of the improvements that had been made since the 2014 report. The report was completed in 2016. There were 244 responses to the survey and it was completed on line with a number of site visits to publicise. The survey was carried out over a period of just over 2 months. The findings were as follows: The car parking changes have made a positive difference; however there are still issues remaining.From the survey and site visits it has become apparent that there are issues still around the use of coin machines on arrival which respondents feel would be better if it were pay on exit and issues with the number of carparking spaces available. There are also remaining issues with parking for staff.
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Hospital car parking survey: review of changes at the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle
Date of publication
Thursday, 1 December, 2016
Date evidence capture began
Sunday, 18 August, 2019
Date evidence capture finished
Monday, 3 October, 2016
Type of report
Impact or progress
Car parking access
Car parking charges
Healthwatch reference number
Was the work undertaken at the request of another organisation?
Primary research method used
How was the information collected?
Secondary care services
Acute services with overnight beds
Number of people who shared their views
All people 18 and over
Specific ethnicity if known
Does the information include public's views?
Does the information include carer's, friend's or relative's views?
Does the information include staff's views?
Types of health and care professionals engaged
All care professionals
What was the main sentiment of the people who shared their views?
Were recommendations made by local Healthwatch in the report?
Does the information contain a response from a provider?
Is there evidence of impact in the report?
What type of impact was determined?
Tangible Impact (cost related)