Three-quarters of England's practices extend hours

DoH figures show that 72.4% of England's practices (5,972) were open extended hours last month.

Photograph: JH Lancy
Photograph: JH Lancy

The figures are slowly creeping up with 98% of PCTs now achieving the DoH aim of half of practices open extended hours.

A total of 42.8% of commissioners now have three quarters or more practices open extended hours. In January this was 38.8%.

No commissioner had zero practices offering extended hours compared with one in January.

neil.durham@haymarket.com

  • Are you refusing to extend hours and, if so, why?

Comment below and tell us what you think

 

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register

Already registered?

Sign in

Before commenting please read our rules for commenting on articles.

If you see a comment you find offensive, you can flag it as inappropriate. In the top right-hand corner of an individual comment, you will see 'flag as inappropriate'. Clicking this prompts us to review the comment. For further information see our rules for commenting on articles.

comments powered by Disqus