Nurses are having to leave their patients every to hours to move their cars
NHS staff have no option but to find a parking space in residential streets which have a two hour time limit.
To avoid a £40 fine for overstaying, dozens of nurses have to set alarms on their mobile phones every 120 minutes and drop what they are doing to move their cars.
Others are said to now be arranging appointments and meetings around their parking schedule, therefore seeing less patients as a result.
The situation has been branded a 'fiasco' by staff who have been advised to carry out the farcical practice by bosses after being told their allocated spaces in the multi-storey car park at Poole Hospital were being axed.
One clinician who works at the Poole Community Health Clinic, which is across the road from the hospital car park, said: "We all had permits before and it worked fine.
"Day to day it means we have to plan our clinics around moving our cars because you can only park on the same street once. "We set alarms on our phones and staff have to get up in the middle of meetings.
To avoid a £40 fine for overstaying, dozens of nurses have to set alarms on their mobile phones
We set alarms on our phones and staff have to get up in the middle of meetings
"We end up seeing less patients as a result and the day is quite filled with anxiety knowing that we can't relax at work having to move our cars.
"I personally manage my day so it doesn't disrupt an appointment but in the three times a day it takes to go and move my car and then search for another spot, I could have seen another patient in that time."
NHS officials removed the staff parking permits so they could increase the spaces for paying patients and visitors by 25 per cent.
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Senior bureaucrats remain unaffected and get to keep their on-site spaces.
The clinic team, which also includes a youth mental health service and a brain injury clinic, has criticised employers Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust for not finding a solution.
The anonymous clinician said: "We are all frustrated and feeling a bit helpless. As always, NHS staff – some of the lowest paid public workers have to compromise their day. "It is very short sighted by management, who sadly fail to take care of the basic needs of their staff.
Patients are left by nurses in order to move their cars
"As public sector workers we are used to 'just getting on with it' but I am saddened that this is the position they are landing us in and expect us to accept it.
"All we want to do is deliver a good service for our young people and we all work very hard trying to do that.
"We just need some support to have parking in place so we can concentrate on our patients, not on when we need to move our car next."
Stuart Lynch, a spokesman for the Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust, said: "We are aware of parking issues for our staff based at the Poole Community Health Clinic, and are talking to colleagues at Poole Hospital to try to resolve them.
"We are also looking at alternative parking options in the area. "Patient care is our top priority, and we are confident that these issues are having a minimal impact on the services we provide at the site."
A spokesman for Poole Hospital said it recently reviewed the parking permit scheme for workers and now there are 25 per cent more spaces for patients and visitors. He said: "Under the scheme, healthcare staff – regardless of their employer – who can demonstrate a need to have on-site parking are prioritised and on-site parking is allocated. All permit applications are considered equally."