Table 1 Working with your computer in primary care
TimeUK GP example% usage computerAustralian GP example% usage computer
07:30Results and correspondence100%
08:00100%Results and correspondence checking100%
08:30Patient consultations40%100%
09:0040%Patient consultations40%
09:3040%40%
10:0040%40%
10:30Coffee break collaborative time40%
11:00Patient consultations40%40%
11:3040%40%
12:0040%40%
12:3040%40%
13:00Call back to patients and admin task75%Admin Tasks – results etc.100%
13:30Possible home visit/Admin above50%Lunch
14:00Practice management timePatient consultations40%
14:30Prescription checking100%40%
15:00Patient consults40%40%
15:3040%40%
16:0040%40%
16:3040%40%
17:0040%40%
17:3040%40%
18:00Prescription checking + letter review100%Admin tasks – results, letter writing100%
18:30100%100%