Health landscape report: 9-13 October 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: Patients Registered at a GP Practice [12/10].
    • 106,801 more registered patients as at 1 October 2023, compared to 1 September 2023.
  • Data: Fit Notes Issued by GP Practices [12/10].
    • 2,551,348 fit notes were issued in Q1 2023-24, a decrease of 10,351 (0.4%) compared to Q1 2022-23.
    • London had the lowest regional rate per 100,000 registered patients – 1,652 fit notes.


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies   

King’s Fund


Health Foundation


NHS Confederation


NHS Providers


Labour Party



London Trusts   

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust


University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust