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


oncehadavocation. Like your name but not your appraisal. The figures are not easily interpreted. We know that a growing number of GPs are part time (male and female) and if there is a high percentage of half time GPs working 30 hours each week this would also suggest a problem. In addition, in the highlands due to rurality the average list size is much less than in England. Finally there is a different between hours worked and work load. Over the past 25 years the number of hours that I am oncall has decreased but the number of hours I am face to face with patients and my work load intensity have increased significantly so that on a regular basis I feel I am providing an unsafe service.

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10 Apr 2018

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