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Table 6 Perceived barriers in supporting carers

From: General practitioners and carers: a questionnaire survey of attitudes, awareness of issues, barriers and enablers to provision of services

n = 78 n (%)
Responses to 'Are there any barriers in your work supporting carers?'
Lack of time 34 (44%)
Financial/resources 18 (23%)
Lack of knowledge 14 (18%)
Difficulty of identifying carers 8 (10%)
Carer attitudes (e.g. self identification, unwilling to accept help) 3 (4%)
GP attitude 3 (4%)
Lack of direct contact with carers 2 (3%)
Confidentiality 2 (3%)
Practice space 2 (3%)
Other 3 (4%)
No response 22 (28%)
  1. Multiple responses