See the results from our latest workload and wellbeing quarterly survey. For this survey we added questions on funding.
Key findings include:
- Twice as many respondents described their morale as being low or very low, rather than high or very high. Over the last year, low morale has been a persistent issue.
- GPs remain those most likely to report working outside their regular hours 'very often'.
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Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs)
- Less than 15% of respondents support the introduction of STPs.
- Asked about their biggest concern for STPs, all respondents said ‘funding’.
- Just 16% of respondents say they had not experienced a funding cut
- More than half of respondents believe that the quality of care has deteriorated over the past 12 months
- Only 5 respondents (1%) believe that their ability to maintain patient safety has improved over the past year.
- 45% of respondents reported their morale as being low or very low
- All currently working doctors have similar levels of morale.
- Mean satisfaction with work-life balance remains only moderate across all branches of practice
- Compared to the last survey, there is a small decrease in satisfaction for all doctors except for SAS doctors, whose average satisfaction has stayed the same.
- Consistent with all previous editions of the Omnibus survey, this quarter shows that GPs remain the most likely to report working outside their regular hours 'very often'.