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GPs warn of longer waiting times for appointments without more investment

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f5192 (Published 19 August 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f5192
  1. Ingrid Torjesen
  1. 1London

More than 70% of GPs predict that patients will have to wait longer for a GP appointment within the next two years because of the growing workload in primary care, a survey by the Royal College of General Practitioners has found.

Of the 208 GPs from across the United Kingdom who responded to the survey, more than 80% said that they now had insufficient resources to provide …

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