Extended GP access during evenings and weekends

Posted September 24, 2018

In 2016 NHS England published the General Practice Forward View, their vision for primary care, which included a commitment to improve access for patients, including appointments at evenings and weekends. Refreshed guidance in February 2018, means that from 1 October 2018 patients will all have access to appointments from 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday and at weekends and bank holidays.
Locally practices are operating on a rota basis to deliver the sessions Mon-Tur & Sat with Westcall sub contracted to do the hours Friday and Sunday. Patients should see the benefit of the extra provision come October.
To arrange an appointment please contact your GP practice.
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