Frequency of GPs working longer than their contracted hours in England as of 2018

This statistic displays the results of a survey asking general practitioners how often they work longer than their contracted hours in England in 2018. According to the data, over 60 percent of GPs in England work longer than their contracted hours every day, while a further 29 percent do it at least once a week.

How often do you work longer than your contracted hours?

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Release date

August 2018


United Kingdom (England)

Survey time period

February 9 to March 19, 2018

Number of respondents

1,216 respondents

Special properties

General practitioners

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

Original survey question: "How often, if at all, do each of the following happen? I work longer than my contracted hours."

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