The Royal College of General Practitioners has stated,
According to NHS Digital data, in August 55% of patients were seen on the same day or within one day of making an appointment - a 10% improvement on the same period in 2019. Only 6.6% of patients had to wait more than three weeks for a consultation - half the figure seen in 2019.
According to NHS England’s 2021 patient survey 80% of patients rated their overall experience of their GP practice as good. 82% of patients were satisfied with the appointment type they were offered and 70% said they were happy with the appointment time they were given. 90% of patients said their needs were met during their last appointment and 96% of patients said they had trust and confidence in the health professional they saw.
Published: Sep 28, 2021