Giving patients all the facts on GP incomes

GP practices in Wessex are placing factsheets about the profession in waiting rooms to counter negative media reports about pay. Download your own practice poster.

20p a day poster
20p a day poster

Wessex LMCs have sent a 14-point list to all GPs in the region, which says practices receive less than 20p per patient per day for tackling 90 per cent of the healthcare needs of the UK public.

The list has since been sent to other LMCs and could be distributed across the country.

It says the average cost of a face-to-face consultation is £20, compared to £24 in a walk-in centre and £27 for a consultation with NHS Direct.

The document points out that almost half of GP pay is now performance related, and that recent DoH White Papers have lauded UK general practice as 'efficient and of high quality'.

Download the poster 'Your GP only costs 20 pence a day'.
The poster is provided as an A3 PDF, approximately 500kb in size.

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