Pulse in the Press: Extended GP appointments

Press Release

An exclusive investigation by PulseToday on the low uptake of seven-day GP appointments has been featured across the nationals today, including the front page of The Telegraph.

Around 25% of evening and weekend appointments are being left unfilled, a Pulse investigation reveals on the day the policy is being rolled out across England.

An FOI request, answered in full by 80 CCGs, shows that across those CCGs around half a million appointment slots have been left empty on evenings and weekends.

The story was also featured in the Guardian, the IndependentThe TimesDaily Mail and the Express. Plus, Sofia Lind, Chief Reporter at Pulse, appeared on Sky Radio to discuss the story.