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Patients Registered at a GP Practice, July 2017; Special Topic - Practices which have opened or closed within the last year

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Snapshot on 01 Jul 2017


Data for this publication are extracted each month as a snapshot in time from the GP Payments system (Open Exeter) maintained by NHS Digital. This release is an accurate snapshot as at 1 July 2017.

Since April 2014, geographical references have been taken from 2011 census information and reflect NHS England's health geography structure as at 1 April 2017. GP Practices are matched to Organisational Data Services reference data.

GP Practice; Sustainability and transformation partnership (STP); Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG); NHS England Region and NHS England Commissioning Region level data are released in single year of age (SYOA) and 5-year age bands, both of which finish at 95+, split by gender.

Quarterly publications in January, April, July and October will include Lower Layer Super Output Area (LSOA) populations and a topic of interest. 

Key Facts


  • 58,492,541 patients registered at GP practices on 1 July 2017. 
  • 55,178 more registered patients on 1 July 2017 compared to (58,437,363) 1 June 2017.
  • 2,427,526 more registered patients on 1 July 2017 compared to (56,065,015 ) 1 July 2013.


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