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One in five GPs work more than 60 hours a week, finds official audit


I am very surprised that it's only 1 in 5 GPs reporting such long working hours...( Sadly that always seemed the norm to me & my colleagues!). I suspect the other 4 in 5 are not including the hours of laboratory results analysis,letters to read and respond to,meetings and practice admin done which are done after the surgery doors shut. Add the work done whilst at home,and when supposedly 'on leave', in the form of written reports,dictation and referral letters,telephone calls and on-line practice work done via remote computer link and you'll find most GPs too busy to respond to a survey!!

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31 May 2018

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