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Some GPs are working over 80 hours per week, health secretary reveals

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So 91% of GPs work less than 50 hours a week and 61% work less than 40 hours a week. Bear in mind these figures are self-reported, and most people don't underestimate how many hours they work... This does not exactly represent widespread overload.The equivalent figures for hospital consultants are far higher - with 45% of consultant physicians working more than 50 hours a week. General practice remains a profession where it is far easier to achieve a sensible work-life balance. And yet you still moan and run nationwide campaigns about 'workload dumps'. Its hard to justify this based on these figures

Posted date

10 Apr 2018

Posted time

10:40am

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