- All recent data releases can be seen here.
- Data: The average number of patients per GP, covered by GPonline.
- Three of the five ICB areas furthest from the safe ratio of patients per GP are in London.
|London ICB Area||Patients per GP||Percentage over safe limit||GPs needed to reach safe limit|
- Data: Patient Online Management Information [25/5].
- Data: Primary Care Network Workforce [25/5].
- Data: NHS Workforce Statistics [25/5].
- Data: General Practice Workforce [25/5].
- 36,358 FTE GPs – 1.4% (503) more than April 2022.
- 27,231 FTE Fully qualified GPs (excludes GPs in Training Grade) – 1.8% (512) fewer than April 2022.
- 26,610 FTE Qualified permanent GPs (excludes GPs in Training Grade and Locums) – 1.5% (415) fewer than April 2022.
- In London:
- 5,344 FTE GPs – 0.01% (1) more than April 2022.
- 4,328 FTE Fully qualified GPs – 3.4% (152) fewer than April 2022.
- 4,145 FTE Qualified permanent GPs – 3.1% (131) fewer than April 2022.
Department for Health and Social Care
- Statement: The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care makes a statement on the New Hospital Programme and the commitment to deliver 40 new hospitals by 2030 [25/5].
- Statement: The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care makes a statement on action the government is taking to improve patient choice to help cut NHS waiting times [25/5].
- Press release: Record numbers of doctors and nurses to help cut waiting lists. [25/5]
- “There are more doctors and nurses working in the NHS than ever before, with hundreds more doctors in general practice and thousands more primary care staff”.
Office for Health Improvement and Disparities
- Guidance: Advice and guidance for healthcare practitioners on the health needs of migrant patients [26/5].
- Statistics: National monitoring tool that brings together metrics to assess the wider impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19) on health [24/5].
- Blog: Growing multidisciplinary teams in primary care [25/5].
UK Health Security Agency
- Event: The National Immunisation Network Conference 2023 [13-14/7].
Nursing and Midwifery Council
- Article: Record number of nurses, midwives and nursing associates [24/5].
- The NMC register of nurses, midwives and nursing associates has grown by 30,351 to a record 788,638.
Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies
The Labour Party
- Report: 5 Missions for a Better Britain: Build an NHS Fit for the Future [22/5].
- Blog: A prescription to save the NHS [25/5].
The King’s Fund
- Event: Embracing innovation and meeting the productivity challenge [23/5].
- Blog: Prevention and policy: hoping for a gathering storm and not a storm in a teacup [23/5].
- Article: What can be done to support staff wellbeing in primary care? [23/5].
- Press release: Health Foundation comment on Keir Starmer’s NHS mission [22/5].
- Article: The NHS: Less Public… More Private? [26/5].
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Article: Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals have reduced their waiting lists and boosted their finances by using their theatres more effectively [24/5].
Barts Health NHS Trust
- Article: Patients are being treated faster across north East London as hospitals bring down the backlog of routine care accumulated because of Covid [26/5].
Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust
- Article: Issued their “Journey to Better Mental Health” newsletter, which provides updates on their transformation program including plans to redevelop the St Pancras Hospital site [25/5].
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
- Article: A new hospital in Sutton will be built by 2030 – the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Steve Barclay, promised today [25/5].
- Epsom and St Helier hospitals have also been given the green light to make much needed improvements to their dilapidated buildings.
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
- Article: Professor Tim Orchard, chief executive of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust gave a response to the Government’s New Hospital Programme announcement today [25/5].
The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
- Article: Today the government announced that the New Hospitals Programme will be backed by £20bn of investment to 2030 [25/5].
- It confirmed a continued commitment to schemes previously announced as part of the programme – including Hillingdon.
- Hannah Davis, from the Patient-Led Research Collaborative on Long Covid, explains findings from a new paper in this thread.