Night time economy framework »The framework aims to help develop a sustainable, healthy and safe night time economy in Wales.Learn more »
Welsh seafood producers to cast their nets far and wide at global showcase
The Minister for Social Services and Public Health, Rebecca Evans will be part of a strong Welsh presence today at Seafood Expo Global 2017, the world’s largest seafood trade fair.
- EU student funding guarantee for Welsh universities announced
- Over £1m of Welsh Government funding helps children get a Flying Start
- Welsh seafood producers to cast their nets far and wide at global showcase
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Section highlightLandfill Disposals Tax Communities Scheme
The scheme will support local community and environmental projects in areas affected by the disposal of waste to landfill.
Final Budget 2017-18 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Main Expenditure Groups (MEGs) for 2017-18 is £15bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
General medical practitioners (GP)
An annual report which Includes information on the number of registered patients and workforce age distribution.
- The number of GP practitioners in Wales (excluding registrars, retainers and locums) was 2,009 at 30 September 2016, 12 more (0.6 per cent) than the previous year and an increase of 127 (7 per cent) since 2006. There were 6.5 GP practitioners per 10,000 population in 2016.
- There are fewer practices in Wales than a decade ago. In 2016 the number of GP partnerships was 11.1 per cent lower than in 2006. The number of patients per practitioner has fallen by 3.2 per cent since 2006 but patients per practice have consequently risen.
- There were 684 GP Locums in Wales at 30 September 2016. The number of GP Locums per 100 GPs varied across health boards from 29.5 in Aneurin Bevan to 39.4 in Powys.
- The trend towards a predominantly female General Practice in Wales continues, as elsewhere in the UK. In 2016 female GP practitioners accounted for over half (52.4 per cent) of the GP Practitioner workforce, an increase of 373 (54.9 per cent) since 2006. Females accounted for only 36.1 per cent of the total in 2006.
- The number of GP practitioners aged 55 or over has remained steady in the last five years, with around 22.2 per cent of the GP practitioner workforce falling into this age band in 2016.
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