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General and Personal Medical Services, England 2006-2016, as at 30 September, Experimental statistics

Publication date: 09:30 March 29, 2017


The general practice data records numbers and details of GPs in England along with information on their practices, staff, patients, and the services they provide.


Time series data is available within the bulletin tables and more detailed information for September 2016 is available within the detailed results which includes data for England, by NHS England Regions, NHS England Region (Local Office) and Clinical Commissioning Groups.


Practice level results are available within the Practice Level Indicator Tool and within the associated CSV file. Anonymised GP level results are also available in CSV file format.


This report is one of several publications presenting details of staff numbers within the NHS workforce. Links to these publications are at the bottom of the page.

Key Facts

The total GP headcount was 41,865 at 30 September 2016. This is 12 (0.0 per cent) less than at 30 September 2015 (41,877).

The total GP FTE was 34,495 at 30 September 2016. This is 96 (0.3 per cent) less than at 30 September 2015 (34,592).

At 30 September 2016, the headcount was 23,141 for Nurses, 15,326 for Direct Patient Care staff and 94,295 for Admin/Non-Clinical staff.


Date Range: 30 September 2006 to 30 September 2016
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: Regional health body, Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups

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