There is no statutory general practitioner to patient ratio. Any individual is free to approach a GP practice near to where he/she is living and apply to join the practice's list of national health service patients.
The Department does not collect information on GP to patient ratios. However, the table shows the number of GPs per 100,000 patients in the Haringey Teaching Primary Care Trust (PCT) area.
|Haringey teaching |
|General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and |
|General medical practitioners per 100,000 patients||52.1|
(28)General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars) includes contracted GPs, general medical service (GMS) others and personal medical service (PMS) others. Prior to September 2004, this group included GMS unrestricted principals, PMS contracted GPs, PMS salaried GPs, restricted principals, assistants, salaried doctors (Para 52 SFA), PMS other, flexible career scheme GPs and GP returners.
NHS health and social care information centre GMS and PMS statistics.