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General Practice Workforce, Final 30 September 2018, Experimental statistics

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Official statistics
Publication date:
Geographic coverage:
England
Geographical granularity:
GP practices, Primary Care Organisations, Regional health body, Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups, Health Education England Region, Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships
Date range:
30 Sep 2015 to 30 Sep 2018

Summary

25 April 2019. Following user and stakeholder consultation, we have made several revisions to our data processing and methodology and revised figures from September 2015 to December 2018.

The figures in this publication are no longer valid as they were calculated using the previous methodology and therefore have now been superseded.

More information and the new revised September 2015 to December 2018 figures can be found on the General Practice Workforce December 2018 publication page at https://digital.nhs.uk/data-and-information/publications/statistical/general-and-personal-medical-services/final-31-december-2018.

This report presents data about GPs, Nurses, Direct Patient Care and Admin/Non-Clinical staff working in General Practice in England, along with information on their patients, practice and the services they provide.

This is a quarterly publication and includes final data from September 2015 to September 2018. Final December 2018 data will be available in February 2019.

CHANGE NOTICE: From the June 2018 collection, the source for GP Registrars (foundation and specialty registrar trainees on placements in General Practice) changed. The new data source is the Health Education England (HEE) Trainee Information System (TIS). This has improved the quality of our Registrar data and removes the need for a provisional data release. This publication contains June 2018 and September 2018 data based on the change in data source, with information prior to June 2018 using the previous source of ESR data.

CONSULTATION: Further information on the new data source for GP registrars and other proposed improvements to the General Practice Workforce publication are discussed in our "Methodological Change Notice" available under Resources. We are continually looking to improve the quality of the data in this series to make them more useful for our users and we welcome any feedback on these proposed changes to gp-data@nhs.net, by the 20th January 2018.

Various data breakdowns are available in the accompanying Excel and CSV files, including time series and breakdowns by categories such as age and gender. Data is also presented regionally and at practice level in the accompanying CSVs.

This publication also features an online interactive dashboard which allows users to explore the underlying data in a variety of ways. This can be accessed by clicking on the dashboard icon below.

Links to other publications presenting healthcare workforce information can be found under Related Links.

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Last edited: 3 October 2019 2:37 pm