Table 6

Net rating (positivity), awareness of and experience of initiatives intended to address workforce issues in general practice

InitiativeNet rating of initiative (%)Awareness of initiativeExperience of initiative
Investment in practice nursing+91.339.7% (288)19.2% (104)
Closer working with specialists; for example, phone and email advice lines+85.373.3% (537)55.1% (343)
Investment in technology+85.352.2% (375)30.9% (170)
Expansion of GP workforce+76.181.7% (612)15.0% (94)
Streamlining CQC, reduced inspection for good and outstanding practices+73.151.4% (375)17.6% (98)
Investment in primary care infrastructure+70.345.0% (318)20.0% (105)
Releasing time for patients+60.626.4% (193)13.1% (62)
Increased use of pharmacists+56.296.9% (738)56.1% (404)
Paramedics in primary care+44.586.4% (652)34.9% (239)
Practice resilience programme+41.257.3% (415)27.8% (153)
Multispecialty community provider projects+25.353.5% (382)27.0% (143)
Federation of GP practices+19.392.7% (707)53.7% (369)
Better care fund+13.237.6% (278)26.8% (130)
Physicians associates−0.278.5% (589)8.1% (54)
Local sustainability and transformation plans−21.380.7% (606)42.2% (268)
Video and e-consultations−26.680.4% (597)33.4% (233)
  • CQC, Care Quality Commission.