Health landscape report: 16-20 October 2023

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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  




Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies   

King’s Fund


Health Foundation




NHS Providers


Nuffield Trust


Institute for Fiscal Studies

  • Report: Policy risks to the fiscal outlook [17/10].
    • “The OBR projects that spending on state pensions and health and social care will increase by 5% of national income – equivalent to £137 billion a year in today’s terms – up to 2050 and then continue rising. Accommodating these spending pressures would require deep cuts to spending elsewhere or a big further increase in tax.”


Institute for Government


London Trusts   

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Article: Patients Know Best is live [16/10].
    • Patients can now access their health record online through a portal called Patients Know Best.


Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust


Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust


South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

  • Article: Blood testing results delays [18/10].
    • NHS organisations in SE London are currently experiencing issues receiving blood test results.