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Abstract
The general practice census is collected each year and records numbers and details of GPs in England along with information on their practices, staff, patients and the services they provide.
Main Topics/Subject Category
GP practice and practice staff
Variables
Number of NHS staff by main staff groups: headcount, number of NHS staff by main staff groups: full time equivalents, number of male practitioners, number of female practitioners, number of practitioners (excluding registrars & retainers): FTE, number of practice staff by type, number of practitioners (excluding registrars & retainers) by country of primary medical qualification, number of practitioners (excluding registrars & retainers) by age band, number of practitioners (excluding registrars & retainers): joiners and leavers.
Keywords
Qualification, country, general practitioner, headcount, Full Time Equivilence (FTE), staff number, employment, supply of healthcare
Identifier Variables
PCT
Economic/Subject Categories
Employment, Labour
Area of Health System
Primary care
Data Available
Risk behaviours, Demographic
Data collecting organization (s)
NHS information centre
Data Type
Administrative
National/Regional
National
Coverage (date of field work)
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Unit of Analysis
Aggregate
Sample
*2000 28,593 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2001 28,802 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2002 29,202 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2003 30,358 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2004 31,523 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2005 32,738 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2006 33,091 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2007 33,364 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers) *2008 34,010 Practitioners (excluding GP registrars and GP retainers)
Availability
NHS information centre
Conditions of Access
Free access
Link
http://www.ic.NHS.uk/[…]/NHS-staff-numbers
Contact
Tel: 08453006016, enquiries@ic.NHS.uk