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GP Connect deployment and utilisation

See how GP Connect has been adopted by services across England.


Average response times across all live supplier systems are in line with the published GP Connect service level agreements (SLAs). 

The following figures are accurate as of 15 April 2021.

Image for infographic Access Record: HTML
Access Record: HTML

26,783,993 patient records have been viewed


6,507 (98%) of GP Practices in England enabled to share records

Image for infographic Appointment management
Appointment management

1,339,180 appointments booked for patients and 6,563 (98%) of GP practices in England engaged in an appointment transaction (such as searching for free appointment slots)


6,533 (98%) of GP practices in England have been enabled to share appointments

Plans are in place to bring this functionality to the remaining practices during 2020.

Read more about GP Connect roll-out and supplier progress.

We’re now evaluating how we can develop existing products and introduce new functionality to extend the benefits of interoperability and real time access to patient data from the practice to wider care settings.


Number of practices that have gone live with Access Record and Appointment Management functionality per region in England
Region code Region name HTML technical go live HTML business go live Appointments technical go live Appointments business go live
Y56 London commissioning region  1,181 1,196 1,189 1,197
Y58 South West commissioning region  566 567 570 562
Y59 South East commissioning region  817 847 818 842
Y60 Midlands commissioning region  1,286 1,296 1,287 1,298
Y61 East of England commissioning region  672 670 669 671
Y62 North West commissioning region  963 972 978 973
Y63 North East and Yorkshire commissioning region  1,022 1,022 1,022 1,020
South Central Ambulance Service's use of GP Connect (cumulative to 15 April 2021)
Access to HTML 601,338
Search for free slots 72,877
Booked create appointments


Last edited: 16 April 2021 10:26 am