30% of full-time employees dissatisfied with GP waiting times - NHS

Equipsme analysis finds

Adam Saville
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NHS GP Patient Survey shows full time workers are least likely to see their preferred GP when they want to

Thirty percent of people who work full time are dissatisfied with the times they are offered when calling for a GP appointment, versus 22% of those who are unemployed, analysis of NHS figures by Equipsme has revealed. The findings of July's NHS GP Patient Survey also showed that those in full time employment are least likely to see their preferred GP when they want to, with 44% saying this is always or regularly the cases versus 48% of the wider population. People who work 30 hours or more a week are less satisfied than the population as a whole - 70% compared to 74% - and 7% of worke...

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