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


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

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10 Apr 2018

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