Car parking charges to increase at Altnagelvin

Plans are in place to increase the number of paid car parking places at Altnagelvin hospital in Derry.

The Western Health and Social Care Trust are also to abolish free out-patient parking for those using the hospital as both outpatients and day care patients.

A spokesperson for the Trust said that the paid parking would pay for the extra spaces at the hospital.

SDLP Foyle MLA Pat Ramsey has said that this could have a detrimental effect on low income familes.....