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Abstract

The NHS Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2008/09 sets out the Government’s key priority for improving routine access to GP services in evenings and at weekends, requiring PCTs to ensure that at least half of their practices are offering extended opening hours to patients. Data available by PCT.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Extended General Practice Opening Hours
Variables

Number of practices offering extended hours, percentage of practices offering extended hours, number of PCTs having achieved 50%, number of PCTs having 75% or more of practices offering extended hours, number of PCTs having 100% of practices offering extended hours, percentage of PCTs achieving 50%, percentage of PCTs having 100% of practices offering extended hours., percentage of PCTs having 75% or more of practices offering extended hours.

Keywords
Extended opening hours, GP, GP practice
Identifier Variables
SHA, PCT
Economic/Subject Categories
Activity
Area of Health System
Primary care
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Department of Health
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2008, 2009, 2010
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

All PCTs in England

Availability
Department of Health
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.dh.gov.uk/[…]/DH_089459
Contact
Tel: 02072104850