Health landscape report: 25-29 September 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  

  • All recent data releases can be seen here 
  • Data: Childhood Vaccination Coverage [28/9]. 
    • Coverage decreased for 12 of the 14 vaccine coverage measures reported in 2022-23.
    • No vaccines met the 95% target.
  • Data: NHS Workforce Statistics [28/9].
    • 673,185 FTE professionally qualified clinical staff in June 2023. This is 4.7% more than in June 2022.
  • Data: General Practice Workforce [28/9].
    • 37,472 FTE GPs – 1.0% (387) more than August 2022.
    • 27,246 FTE Fully qualified GPs – 1.0% (269) fewer than August 2022.
    • 26,616 FTE Qualified permanent GPs – 0.8% (206) fewer than August 2022.
  • Data: Appointments in General Practice [28/9].
    • 28.3 million appointments were estimated to have been delivered by in August 2023.
    • 43.7% of appointments took place on the same day that they were booked.
    • 90.5% of all appointments were attended.
    • 45.5% of all appointments were carried out by a GP.
    • 67.9% of all appointments were carried out face to face.


Department of Health and Social Care 


UK Health Security Agency 




 London Ambulance Service 

    • LAS aims to “support GPs in London to increase their ability to provide same day access to urgent primary care through sharing our telephony, IT and workforce.” 


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies   

King’s Fund


Health Foundation 


NHS Confederation 


Nuffield Trust 


NHS Providers 


Patients Association 





London Trusts   

Barts Health NHS Trust


Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust


University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust