Almost half of England's practices extend hours

A total of 44.9 per cent of practices in England have extended their hours, according to DoH figures.

The end-of-August total compares with 37.8 per cent in July.

The average percentage of practices offering extended hours within each PCT was 44.2 per cent, up from 36.5 per cent in July.

A total of 16 PCTs had no practices offering extended hours. In July there were 22.

A total of 46.7 per cent of PCTs have achieved the DoH aim of 50 per cent of their practices offering extended hours. In July there were 38.2 per cent.

neil.durham@haymarket.com

www.performance.doh.gov.uk

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