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The number of practising GPs may be at an all time high yet many are set on reducing their working hours, pointing to a drop in job satisfaction among Australian doctors, researchers say.

The standard GP working week fell by a mean of 45.6 to 42.2 hours between 1999 and 2009, contributing to the current perceived shortage of doctors in the country, research shows. This is