An annual report which Includes information on the number of registered patients and workforce age distribution, as at 30 September 2018.

A number of data quality issues were identified last year with the main source data. This year we have undertaken further quality assurance but we still advise that the numbers presented in this release are treated with some caution.

Key results

  • 1,964 GP practitioners (excluding registrars, retainers and locums), an increase of 38 (or 2.0%) since 2017.
  • 230 GP registrars, a decrease of nine since 2017.
  • 778 GP locums registered to work, an increase of 24 (or 3.2%) since 2017.
  • 14 GP retainers, a decrease of three since 2017. 
  • 2,986 total GPs (all practitioners, registrars and retainers plus locums registered to work), 50 more (or 1.7%) greater than 2017.

Reports

General medical practitioners, as at 30 September 2018
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Data

Datasets and interactive tools

Registered patients and number of GP practitioners by practice, 2018: tables
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GP practice populations by gender and age group, 2018: tables (revised)
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GP practitioners by age and cluster, 2018: tables
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GP workforce by cluster, 2018: tables
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Registered patients by practice, 2018: tables
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Contact

Craig Thomas

Tel: 0300 025 1646

Media

Tel: 0300 025 8099