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PM's seven-day GP pilot drastically reduces Sunday opening amid 'frequently empty' appointments


Lets see, Per week, 1.5hr (weekday) x5 + 12hrs x2 (weekends) = 31.5 hours/week In a year 52 x 31.5 = 1638 hours needed to be funded for extended access. Total fund £794,620 fund per hour provided £485 WTF? These guys are spending £485/hour to provide this service?? From number of appointments offered at 16000/year, it looks like 2 GPs were employed to offer 8000 apointments each. (assuming you can recruit a GP) This amount of money will easily fund 4 full time partners every hour! What a waste........

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26 May 2015

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