Nurse Slapped With $130 Parking Ticket While Treating Patient For Heart Attack

We’ve all be victim to the cruel bite of the parking ticket officer. You could be late by five minutes or just rocking up with a fistful of shopping bags and the buggers probably wouldn’t blink when handing you an $80 fine. It takes a certain type of person to be a parking ticket inspector, and let’s just say they’re not the type of people I’d like to crack open a cold one with.

It takes a certain type of person to be a parking ticket inspector, and let’s just say they’re not the type of people I’d like to crack open a cold one with.

You’d think that ambo’s, police and the fire services would cop an exemption from unjust fines but according to a disgruntled nurse looks like they’re just as susceptible as anyone.

Sally Plummer recently spoke to Good Morning Britain about how she was charged £80 for parking after she’d already had mandatory parking fees deducted from her wages because she stayed after her shift due to her patient going into cardiac arrest.

“We would have a certain amount of money taken out of our wages which wasn’t a problem, we didn’t mind alongside other hospital staff paying for parking,” Sally said.

“But you’re not guaranteed a parking space so therefore have to park in public parking spaces.

 “My patient arrested, the usual thing, you’d  to stay there, it’s not a 9-5 job, you can’t leave, the nursing and midwifery council wouldn’t think fairly on you if you did up and go just to change your parking ticket or move your car.

“In the end, I had to pay £80 on top.”

Imagine having to pay a parking fee where you aren’t guaranteed a park and if you do have to risk parking in public spaces, they won’t give a shit that you’re late even though you’ve been saving lives.

A bloody disgrace, our medical professionals deserve better.

Source: The Telegraph

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