Health landscape report: 26-30 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 England 

 NHS Digital  

 General Medical Council 

 10 Downing Street 

 NHS Assembly 


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies   

New Statesman 

  • Wes Streeting MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, was questioned about Labour’s policy on general practice by GP Dr Phil Whitaker for the magazine’s podcast. 

 Policy Exchange 


 The Migration Observatory 

 British Heart Foundation 

 National Voices 

 Centre for Policy Studies 

 NHS Providers 

 King’s Fund 

 Nuffield Trust 

  • Report: Sickness absence in the NHS in England [29/6]. 
    • Monthly sickness absence rates in 2022 never once fell below even the peak in the pre-pandemic year and, on average, the reported rate for NHS staff was 29% higher than in 2019 (5.6% v 4.3%). 
    • The reported level of sickness absence – some 27 million days across 2022 – equates, on average, to around 74,500 full-time equivalent staff, including 20,400 nurses and 2,900 doctors. 

 Institue for Government 

 Bright Blue 






London Trusts   

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust 

Barts Health NHS Trust 

Central and North West Central NHS Foundation Trust 

London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust 

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 


Social media  

  • Dr Amir Khan, a TV GP and author, reacts to the NHS Workforce Plan in this thread.