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Abstract

The dataset relates to the point location (in a map format and a downloadable file of some variables) of all GP surgeries, NHS dental surgeries (main site and branch surgeries) within practices, pharmacies (providing NHS dispensing and prescription services) and ophthalmic establishments in England, which were operating in December 2006. These datasets are the second health release of point location information on the Neighbourhood Statistics website.

Main Topics/Subject Category
Point location of GP surgeries, Dental surgeries, Pharmacies and Ophthalmic Establishments in England
Variables

Unique reference number, organisation name, organisation code, premises code, address, postcode, Primary Care Trust name, Primary Care Trust code, lower layer super output area name, lower layer super output area code, grid reference, positional quality.

Keywords
PCT, premise code, practice name, practice address, grid reference
Identifier Variables
PCT, PCO, post code
Economic/Subject Categories
Demand
Area of Health System
Primary care
Data Available
Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
2006
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample

All NHS primary care services (GP surgeries, dental surgeries, pharmacies and opticians)

Availability
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
GP Practices http://www.neighbourhood.st[…]&Next.x=17&Next.y=9

Dentists http://www.neighbourhood.st[…]amp;Next.x=14&Next.y=14

Opticians http://www.neighbourhood.st[…]&Next.x=7&Next.y=13

 Pharmacies http://www.neighbourhood.st[…]&Next.x=18&Next.y=6
Contact
info@statistics.gov.uk