Health landscape report: 19-23 June 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  

 Department for Health and Social Care  


 National Audit Office 

Health and Social Care Committee 

 Integration of Primary and Community Care Committee 

    • The committee heard from Dr Amanda Doyle, National Director of Primary and Community Care Services at NHS England, and Dawn Wakeling, Executive Director for Health at London Borough of Barnet. 

 Office for Health Improvement and Disparities 

 General Medical Council 

 UK Health Security Agency 


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies

The Lancet 

  • Research: Diabetes: a defining disease of the 21st century [22/6]. 
    • More than 1.31 billion people could be living with diabetes by 2050 worldwide. 
    • “The increase in prevalence (up from 529 million in 2021) is expected to be driven by increases in type 2 diabetes, which in turn will be caused by a rise in the prevalence of obesity and by demographic shifts.” 

 NHS Confederation 

 NHS Providers 

 King’s Fund 

 Health Foundation 

 Nuffield Trust 

 Financial Times 

  • Article: Is a healthy retirement only for the rich? [23/6]. 
    • Only people among the least deprived 20% have an average healthy life expectancy greater than a retirement age of 68 
    • Someone in the top decile has a 71% chance of reaching retirement in good health, double the chances of someone in the bottom decile. 



London Trusts

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust 

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 

 King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

 London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust 

 St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

    • The NHS is taking more time to listen and respond to feedback ahead of the upcoming consultation on specialist cancer services for children living in most of the south east and all of south London. 


Social media

  • Paul Nuki, Global Health Security editor at the Telegraph, has been covering this week’s Covid inquiry with daily threads on Twitter.