Derriford Hospital Parking
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Derriford Hospital is a teaching hospital located in Plymouth, England. As well as Plymouth, the hospital serves the nearby areas of Devon and Cornwall. The hospital also provides tertiary cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, and renal transplant surgery for the entire South West Peninsula, and was designated a Regional Trauma Centre in 2013. The hospital specialises in pancreatic cancer surgery, plastic surgery, and neonatal intensive care. In 2016, more than 48,000 people used the hospital every week.
In 2011, a purpose built dialysis unit was installed at the hospital and in 2012, the Peninsula Trauma Centre opened, which receives roughly 400 patients by air ambulance every year. In 2015 a new helipad was built at the hospital that is large enough to accept search and rescue helicopters.
Derriford Hospital is managed by the University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, and as a teaching hospital is used for clinical training of medical students from the Peninsula Medical School.
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Derriford Hospital Parking Statistics
4.5 out of 5 stars
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Parking in Derriford Hospital
Looking for a Derriford Hospital parking space? There are a number of car parks for patients and visitors on site.
Parking charges apply 24 hours a day. Most car parks are pay and display, which requires you to purchase a ticket from the machine located in the car park.
There are also pay-on-exit car parks, which are accessible through a barrier, collecting a token as you enter the car park. When you use a pay on exit car park you pay for your parking at the end of your visit. Pay and display machines accept cash only and pay on exit machines accept cash or card. Parking can also be paid for using the SABA parking app.
Parking charges are as follows:
0 - 15 minutes Free
15 minutes - 1 hour £1.20
1 - 2 hours £2.40
2 - 3 hours £3.60
3 - 4 hours £4.80
4 - 5 hours £6.00
5 - 6 hours £7.20
Over 6 hours £12.00
A range of concessionary tickets are also available:
If you are undergoing treatment that requires you to attend the hospital for at least 3 days in a week, you will be entitled to a day rate of £1.20 per day. If you are an oncology patient receiving treatment the daily rate is £1.20.
The following groups are entitled to free parking:
- Resident parents of children in hospital and parents with babies that are being treated in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
- Relatives of patients who are critically ill, relatives of patients who are being cared for on the End of Life Care Pathway, and anyone visiting the bereavement office or collecting a death certificate. Members of the public that are donating blood can also park for free.
Discounts for frequent visitors
- £24 for 5 days
- £32 for 7 days
- £96 for 1 month
If your stay is unexpectedly extended due to clinics running late or an unexpected admission to the hospital, you may also be eligible for a special rate.
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All hospitals under the Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust have nationally renowned green travel plans. The hospital encourages the use of public transport for staff, patients and visitors if this is an option. The hospital is well connected by public transport and has the 2nd busiest bus terminal in Plymouth.
There is a park-and-ride site just north of Derriford Hospital at the George junction. Parking here is free, and you only need to purchase a ticket for the bus. The journey time is around 10 minutes.
Bicycle and motorcycle parking is available on-site.
Disabled Parking in Derriford Hospital
Looking for disabled parking in Derriford Hospital? You’ll find free parking for blue badge holders available in non-barrier pay and display car parks. You can park for a maximum of 4 hours when parked in a marked disabled bay.
To search for the disabled car park that is closest to Derriford Hospital, see the Blue Badge Parking website.
If you have an electric vehicle, there are pay-as-you-go charge points at Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust Multi Storey Car Park. These charge points are 7kw, mode three, twin head charge points using type two connectors. These stations will charge your vehicle in roughly 3 to 5 hours.
Before you charge you need to register with Pod Point. Download the app from the Pod Point website, email [email protected], or phone 020 7247 4114. Charging costs £1 per hour. A network of all electric vehicle charging points can be found on the government's Go Ultra low website.
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What is the address of Derriford Hospital?
Derriford Rd, Plymouth PL6 8DH, United Kingdom
How many beds does Derriford Hospital have?
There are roughly 1,000 beds available at the hospital.
What does Derriford Hospital specialise in?
Derriford Hospital specialises in cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, and renal transplant surgery. It is also a specialist facility for pancreatic cancer surgery, plastic surgery and neonatal intensive care.
When did Derriford Hospital open?
9 June 1981
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Latest Derriford Hospital parking reviews
Was easy to find, had looked on Google Street view, so knew what I was looking for. Left car for 3 weeks, it was was still there and undamaged when I returned :)Jane
This space is easy to find but very misleading. I had luggage to carry to the hospital and the area is extremely hilly rather than the 'mostly flat' described. This meant I had to park elsewhere. There is ample free parking on surrounding roads with no need to pay for a space.Amanda