Health landscape report: 3-7 July 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  

London ICB Patients with dementia recorded by GP practices Estimated patients with dementia Diagnosis rate 
North Central 7,754 11,536 67.2% 
North West 11,864 18,756 63.3% 
North East 7,826 13,123 59.6% 
South West 9,871 13,991 70.6% 
South East 10,202 14,928 68.3% 


    • BMA GPs committee England deputy chair and GP partner in Kingston Richard Van Mellaerts outlines what the Government must do to allow GPs to deliver better-quality care for patients. 

Department of Health and Social Care 

    • Health and Social Care Secretary will convene the next NHS Recovery Summit with health experts to help drive innovation across the NHS. 

Office for Health Improvements and Disparities 

    • Data tool presenting a range of GP practice level indicators using the latest available data. 

UK Health Security Agency 

Public Accounts Committee 

National Audit Office 

    • To be published Summer 2024. 

Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies   

The Society of Occupational Medicine 

    • “GPs seem particularly vulnerable to burnout, with a recent systematic review and meta-analysis of 31 studies concluding they are at moderate to high risk.

 Social Market Foundation 

 Times Health Commission 

 NHS Providers 

 King’s Fund 

 Health Foundation, Nuffield Trust and The King’s Fund 

 NHS Confederation 

Bright Blue 

 Cancer Research UK 


 Tony Blair Institute for Global Change 

 Health Equals 


 National Voices 

Institute for Public Policy Research 

  • Report: Healthcare and prosperity: The NHS at 75 [5/7]. 
    • “34% of British adults have found it difficult to get the healthcare services they need through the NHS, since the pandemic began. This rises to 51 per cent of people with a life-limiting health condition.”

 Centre for London 






More in Common 

    • “In our focus groups, people often share ‘horror stories’ about lengthy delays for hospital appointments. This failure is usually attributed to lack of funding, or to misdirected funding – particularly the idea that the NHS spends too much money on managers rather than clinical staff. The exception here is GP surgeries, where our focus groups have identified increasing frustration and a willingness to reform the model and to end reliance on outdated booking systems.” 


London Trusts   

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust 

 Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust 

 Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 

 South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust 


Social media  

  • Thinktank New Local details 7 examples of the health service working collaboratively with communities in this thread. 
    • Examples include initiatives in North Central and South London.