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General Practitioners: York

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Health whether he has made a recent estimate of the proportion of (a) general practice surgeries and (b) general practitioners in York who offer surgeries in the evening or at weekends. (322128)

The information is not available in the format requested. The latest published data shows that as at July 2009, in North Yorkshire and York primary care trust (PCT), 74.5 per cent. (73 of their 98) of general practitioner (GP) practices were offering access to routine GP appointments outside normal surgery opening hours.


1. Data is not collected centrally on this availability in relation to individual GPs.

2. The figure for England is 77.1 per cent.

3. The figure for the Yorkshire and Humber strategic health authority is 76.9 per cent.


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