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Primary care

We collect and publish a wide range of information on primary care. Primary care includes general practice, community pharmacy, dental, and optometry (eye health) services. This data gives valuable insight into how services are provided and is used to plan, deliver and monitor services.

Use our online tools

You can search our general practice publications by month and year. Find our primary care publications


Learn more about some of our primary care systems and services.



Our primary care publications include:


Learning disabilities health check scheme

The learning disabilities health check scheme was designed to encourage GP practices to identify all patients aged 14 and over with learning disabilities and to offer them an annual health check. The scheme is part of the GP enhanced services.