Health landscape report: 22-26 May 2023

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

Official Bodies

NHS Digital

London ICB AreaPatients per GPPercentage over safe limitGPs needed to reach safe limit
North Central244236%260
North West264047%501
North East261545%417
South East254341%337
South West215620%161
  • 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

Office for Health Improvement and Disparities

NHS England

UK Health Security Agency

Nursing and Midwifery Council


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies

The Labour Party


The King’s Fund

Nuffield Trust

Health Foundation





London Trusts

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust

Barts Health NHS Trust

Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Social media


  • Hannah Davis, from the Patient-Led Research Collaborative on Long Covid, explains findings from a new paper in this thread.