Survey of 1,006 GPs about non-clinical issues.
- Four in five GPs say that patients have raised personal relationship problems (87%) or work-related issues (82%) with them during consultations in the last week.
- On average, GPs say that they spent one fifth (19%) of their time in consultations in the last week dealing with ‘non-clinical’ issues.
- Three quarters of GPs (73%) report that the proportion of time they spend dealing with ‘non-clinical’ issues as part of consultations had increased in the last year, with a quarter (27%) saying it has increased a lot.
Date Published: 22/06/2018
Categories: Health | Professionals | Social | UK
Client: Citizens Advice
ComRes interviewed 1,006 GPs by telephone between 14th and 23rd February 2017. Data were weighted by former SHA region to be representative of all GPs in the UK.