Health landscape report: 13 – 17 May 2024

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This weekly report shares new data and policy information relating to general practice, with selected facts and figures highlighted.

This report is a flexible summary, with the aim of sharing and highlighting a wide range of data and policy information relating to London general practice published in a given week. Where we view information to be of significant interest it is reproduced directly below the links to make the key points quicker to digest.  

Please feel free to share any useful stats/links you think we could include in future reports.  

Official bodies    

NHS Digital 

Department of Health and Social Care 

UK Health Security Agency 


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies    

The Health Foundation 

  • Public want government to prioritise primary care over hospitals [16/5]. 
  • Full report here. 
    • If the NHS budget is not increased, 60% of people polled in England think the government should prioritise the NHS budget on improving access to community-based services like general practice and dentistry, twice those who would prioritise access to hospitals (29%) 
    • Participants also largely supported a greater focus on primary and community care to reduce demand on hospitals. E.g. earlier diagnosis and better management of conditions. 

Nuffield Trust 

The Kings Fund 

London Trusts    

Barts Health NHS Trust 

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust