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Sunday GP appointments 'not in demand', research says

Wednesday, 11 November 2015
Published in News
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Four out of five people are happy with their GP surgery's opening hours, and Sunday appointments are not in demand, suggests research in the British Journal of General Practice.

The figures come from a survey of more than 800,000 patients across England.

The government wants GP practices to team up to offer services over seven days of the week in their local area, saying it will reduce pressure on A&E.

But doctors' leaders say the move is not the best use of NHS resources. Read full story at the BBC website