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Publication, Part of

General and Personal Medical Services, England - 1995-2005

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Integrated Care Boards, GP practices, Regional health body, Sub-Integrated Care Boards
Date Range:
30 Sep 1995 to 30 Sep 2005


The general practice census is collected each year and records numbers and details of GPs in England along with information on their practices, staff, patients and the services they provide.

This report is one of three that make up the NHS Staff 1995 - 2005 publication. The other two reports are:

General Practice staff, 30 September 2005 - Detailed Results
The detailed results contain further data tables for September 2005 for England, by SHA and PCT.

NB A software error was detected in the Exeter payments and registrations bureau which effected all opt-out data. Therefore, data on GP Practice Opt-outs were revised on 24 July 2006.

Each table can be downloaded using the following links:

Table 1A: Analysis by sex (excluding GP retainers) (Excel, 123Kb)

Table 1B: Analysis by type and sex (excluding GP retainers) (Excel, 173Kb)

Table 1C: GP retainers (Excel, 165Kb)

Table 2: Analysis by commitment and sex (Excel, 76Kb)

Table 3: Analysis by age (Excel, 87Kb)

Table 4: Analysis of practice staff (Excel, 105Kb)

Table 5: Analysis of type of service (Excel, 84Kb)

Table 6: Patients - analysis of age (Excel, 73Kb)

Table 7: Analysis of practice opt-outs (Excel, 83Kb)

Table 8: Analysis of average patient-list size (Excel, 79Kb)

Table 9: Analysis of number of partnerships by partnership size 

Table 10: Analysis of patient registration transactions 

Primary Care Trusts, Care Trusts and Local Health Boards
Table 1: Primary Care Trusts: England 

Table 2: Local Health Boards: Wales



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