Who uses Patient.co.uk and what they say about the site
PUK currently has more than four million users each month looking at nearly seven million pages.
Breaking down the users, from the results of our 2007 survey:
- Geographical location
- Personal location
80% use at home, but may use PUK elsewhere too eg 31% at work
- Health worker user
27% are health professionals
- Why use?
70% use PUK for themselves as a patient, but may have other uses eg 30% for a member of the family
- Route of Access
60% via a search engine
- How useful?
88% rated PUK as V Good or Excellent
89% rated it easy or very easy to find the information they were looking for