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Patients Registered at a GP Practice, February 2018

Publication date: 09:30 February 13, 2018


Published: 13 February 2018 - 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 February 2018. 

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. In addition, organisational mapping data is available to derive STP; CCG; Region and Commissioning Region associated with a GP practice and is updated each month to give relevant organisational mapping.

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

Key Facts


·         58,969,634 patients registered at GP practices on 1 February 2018

·         55,488 more registered patients on 1 February 2018 compared to (58,914,146) 1 January 2018


Date Range: 01 February 2018 to 01 February 2018
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: GP practices

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