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Publication, Part of

General and Personal Medical Services, England - 1996-2006

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Clinical Commissioning Groups, GP practices, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships, Regional health body, Clinical Commissioning Regions
Date Range:
30 Sep 1996 to 30 Sep 2006


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 publication is one of three that make up the NHS Staff 1996 - 2006 publication. The other two are:

General Practice staff, 30 September 2006 - Detailed Results
The detailed results contain further data tables as at September 2006 for England, broken down by Strategic Health Authority area and selected statistics by Primary Care Trust.

Each table can be downloaded using the following links:

Selected GP statistics by Primary Care Trust

Table 1a - All GPs: headcount by type

Table 1b - All GPs: full time equivalents by type

Table 2 - All GPs (excluding GP registrars & GP retainers), by ageband

Table 3 - All GPs (excluding GP registrars & GP retainers), by country of primary medical qualification group

Table 4 - Practice staff by type

Table 5 - Registered GP patients by ageband

Table 6 - GP Partnerships (excluding GP registrars & GP retainers), by size

Table 7 - Analysis of GMS Partnership Opt-Outs

Table 8 - Patient registration transactions



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