GP Workload Survey: full results surveyed GPs to assess the level of workload GPs face and to reveal the main factors involved.

Below is a summary of the 1,659 responses to our survey

How many hours do you work per week as a GP?




How many of the hours you work each week do you carry out at home?


What proportion of the time you work each week as a GP is spent in consultations with patients?



Do you believe the amount of time you personally spend on administration has increased in the past 12 months?




If the time you spend on administration is rising, what are the main factors behind this?



Have the ongoing NHS reforms and the creation of clinical commissioning groups added to your workload?



Overall, how happy are you with your work/life balance as a GP?


Would you recommend general practice as a career choice to someone about to start university?



Are you considering any of the following options because of workload pressures?

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