For those living in rural areas, the minimum travel time to the nearest GP using public transport or walking is 23 minutes on average, or 42 minutes if the journey were to be walking only.
This compares to 11 minutes and 13 minutes respectively in urban areas. For people in the most isolated rural settings, the minimum journey time is estimated at to be at least 57 minutes.
Dispensing Doctors' Association - Rural travel times to GP practice is more than double than in urban areas
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