Health: GPs

House of Lords written question – answered on 16th July 2008.

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Photo of Lord Hanningfield Lord Hanningfield Shadow Minister, Transport

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many general practitioners there are per head of population in each (a) county, and (b) region in England.

Photo of Lord Darzi of Denham Lord Darzi of Denham Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Health, Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Health)

The number of general practitioners per head of population in each primary care trust (PCT) and each strategic health authority (SHA) region is shown in the following table. Information is not available by county.

Number of practitioners per 100,000 population by PCT in England, as at 30 September 2007
Headcount and Population
Practitioner Headcount (excluding registrars and retainers) Population Practitioner Headcount (excluding registrars and retainers) per 100,000 population
England 33,364 50,762,945 65.7
Q30 North East SHA 1,779 2,555,708 69.6
5D7 Newcastle PCT 181 270,462 66.9
5D8 North Tyneside PCT 147 195,045 75.4
5D9 Hartlepool PCT 64 91,137 70.2
5E1 North Tees PCT 112 189,141 59.2
5J9 Darlington PCT 70 99,344 70.5
5KF Gateshead PCT 143 190,461 75.1
5KG South Tyneside PCT 97 151,020 64.2
5KL Sunderland Teaching PCT 185 280,593 65.9
5KM Middlesbrough PCT 97 138,434 70.1
5ND County Durham PCT 349 500,711 69.7
5QR Redcar & Cleveland PCT 92 139,494 66.0
TAC Northumberland Care Trust 242 309,866 78.1
Q31 North West SHA 4,436 6,886,589 64.4
5CC Blackburn with Darwen PCT 88 141,239 62.3
5F5 Salford PCT 158 218,029 72.5
5F7 Stockport PCT 190 280,619 67.7
5HG Ashton, Leigh and Wigan PCT 180 305,495 58.9
5HP Blackpool PCT 89 142,727 62.4
5HQ Bolton PCT 174 262,442 66.3
5J2 Warrington PCT 118 194,043 60.8
5J4 Knowsley PCT 83 151,302 54.9
5J5 Oldham PCT 129 219,578 58.7
5JX Bury PCT 106 182,906 58.0
5LH Tameside and Glossop PCT 134 247,841 54.1
5NE Cumbria PCT 374 496,151 75.4
5NF North Lancashire Teaching PCT 201 329,057 61.1
5NG Central Lancashire PCT 264 451,858 58.4
5NH East Lancashire Teaching PCT 218 384,805 56.7
5NJ Sefton PCT 164 277,421 59.1
5NK Wirral PCT 221 311,210 71.0
5NL Liverpool PCT 315 436,072 72.2
5NM Halton & St Helens PCT 185 297,099 62.3
5NN West Cheshire PCT 180 235,197 76.5
5NP Central & Eastern Cheshire PCT 290 451,136 64.3
5NQ Heywood, Middleton & Rochdale PCT 123 206,531 59.6
5NR Trafford PCT 137 211,847 64.7
5NT Manchester PCT 315 451,984 69.7
Q32 Yorkshire and Humber SHA 3,460 5,139,965 67.3
5EF North Lincolnshire PCT 99 155,234 63.8
5H8 Rotherham PCT 151 253,279 59.6
5J6 Calderdale PCT 113 198,535 56.9
5JE Barnsley PCT 128 223,509 57.3
5N1 Leeds PCT 503 750,249 67.0
5N2 Kirklees PCT 241 398,192 60.5
5N3 Wakefield District PCT 226 321,157 70.4
5N4 Sheffield PCT 399 525,783 75.9
5N5 Doncaster PCT 175 290,298 60.3
5NV North Yorkshire & York PCT 578 783,337 73.8
5NW East Riding Of Yorkshire PCT 193 330,878 58.3
5NX Hull Teaching PCT 153 256,215 59.7
5NY Bradford & Airedale Teaching PCT 403 493,108 81.7
TAN North East Lincolnshire Care Trust Plus 98 160,191 61.2
Q33 East Midlands SHA 2,656 4,333,208 61.3
5EM Nottingham City PCT 191 286,378 66.7
5ET Bassetlaw PCT 65 111,431 58.3
5N6 Derbyshire County PCT 461 720,652 64.0
5N7 Derby City PCT 161 236,298 68.1
5N8 Nottinghamshire County Teaching PCT 389 657,656 59.1
5N9 Lincolnshire Teaching PCT 415 688,624 60.3
5PA Leicestershire County & Rutland PCT 383 673,412 56.9
5PC Leicester City Teaching PCT 193 289,655 66.6
5PD Northamptonshire Teaching PCT 398 669,102 59.5
Q34 West Midlands SHA 3,432 5,366,694 63.9
5CN Herefordshire PCT 137 177,816 77.0
5M1 South Birmingham PCT 267 339,112 78.7
5M2 Shropshire County PCT 203 289,274 70.2
5M3 Walsall Teaching PCT 135 254,537 53.0
5MD Coventry Teaching PCT 200 306,642 65.2
5MK Telford and Wrekin PCT 96 161,904 59.3
5MV Wolverhampton City PCT 135 236,613 57.1
5MX Heart Of Birmingham Teaching PCT 176 271,228 64.9
5PE Dudley PCT 188 305,253 61.6
5PF Sandwell PCT 181 287,561 62.9
5PG Birmingham East & North PCT 248 396,163 62.6
5PH North Staffordshire PCT 113 211,203 53.5
5PJ Stoke On Trent Teaching PCT 145 247,563 58.6
5PK South Staffordshire PCT 349 603,695 57.8
5PL Worcestershire PCT 398 552,943 72.0
5PM Warwickshire PCT 318 522,232 60.9
TAM Solihull Care Trust 143 202,955 70.5
Q35 East England SHA 3,510 5,606,570 62.6
5GC Luton PCT 103 186,782 55.1
5P1 South East Essex PCT 185 329,598 56.1
5P2 Bedfordshire PCT 255 403,907 63.1
5P3 East & North Hertfordshire PCT 318 527,861 60.2
5P4 West Hertfordshire PCT 352 530,725 66.3
5PN Peterborough PCT 98 163,265 60.0
5PP Cambridgeshire PCT 412 589,605 69.9
5PQ Norfolk PCT 498 739,043 67.4
5PR Great Yarmouth & Waveney Teaching PCT 142 210,156 67.6
5PT Suffolk PCT 394 585,281 67.3
5PV West Essex PCT 171 274,891 62.2
5PW North East Essex PCT 184 315,461 58.3
5PX Mid Essex PCT 207 361,655 57.2
5PY South West Essex Teaching PCT 191 388,340 49.2
Q36 London SHA 4,953 7,512,372 65.9
5A4 Havering PCT 130 227,340 57.2
5A5 Kingston PCT 115 155,917 73.8
5A7 Bromley PCT 203 299,135 67.9
5A8 Greenwich Teaching PCT 140 222,626 62.9
5A9 Barnet PCT 218 328,562 66.3
5AT Hillingdon PCT 136 249,980 54.4
5C1 Enfield PCT 164 285,303 57.5
5C2 Barking and Dagenham PCT 80 165,681 48.3
5C3 City and Hackney Teaching PCT 192 216,110 88.8
5C4 Tower Hamlets PCT 156 212,804 73.3
5C5 Newham PCT 192 248,383 77.3
5C9 Haringey Teaching PCT 152 225,657 67.4
5H1 Hammersmith and Fulham PCT 109 171,410 63.6
5HX Ealing PCT 203 306,376 66.3
5HY Hounslow PCT 129 218,597 59.0
5K5 Brent Teaching PCT 196 271,425 72.2
5K6 Harrow PCT 142 214,573 66.2
5K7 Camden PCT 152 227,453 66.8
5K8 Islington PCT 130 185,488 70.1
5K9 Croydon PCT 214 336,966 63.5
5LA Kensington and Chelsea PCT 101 178,021 56.7
5LC Westminster PCT 139 231,874 59.9
5LD Lambeth PCT 247 271,950 90.8
5LE Southwark PCT 187 269,184 69.5
5LF Lewisham PCT 181 255,652 70.8
5LG Wandsworth PCT 201 278,951 72.1
5M6 Richmond and Twickenham PCT 119 179,509 66.3
5M7 Sutton and Merton PCT 243 382,162 63.6
5NA Redbridge PCT 126 251,942 50.0
5NC Waltham Forest PCT 148 221,747 66.7
TAK Bexley Care Trust 108 221,594 48.7
Q37 South East Coast SHA 2,700 4,236,509 63.7
5L3 Medway PCT 130 251,678 51.7
5LQ Brighton and Hove City PCT 167 251,428 66.4
5P5 Surrey PCT 718 1,073,478 66.9
5P6 West Sussex Teaching PCT 530 770,784 68.8
5P7 East Sussex Downs & Weald PCT 220 330,148 66.6
5P8 Hastings & Rother PCT 113 176,075 64.2
5P9 West Kent PCT 384 662,435 58.0
5QA Eastern & Coastal Kent Teaching PCT 438 720,483 60.8
Q38 South Central SHA 2,638 3,995,357 66.0
5CQ Milton Keynes PCT 145 230,294 63.0
5FE Portsmouth City Teaching PCT 118 196,379 60.1
5L1 Southampton City PCT 171 228,635 74.8
5QC Hampshire PCT 805 1,265,916 63.6
5QD Buckinghamshire PCT 331 500,703 66.1
5QE Oxfordshire PCT 457 607,248 75.3
5QF Berkshire West PCT 302 445,351 67.8
5QG Berkshire East Teaching PCT 222 382,300 58.1
5QT Isle of Wight Healthcare PCT 87 138,531 62.8
Q39 South West SHA 3,800 5,129,973 74.1
5A3 South Gloucestershire PCT 176 254,395 69.2
5F1 Plymouth Teaching PCT 190 248,103 76.6
5FL Bath and North East Somerset PCT 124 175,628 70.6
5K3 Swindon PCT 124 192,504 64.4
5M8 North Somerset PCT 129 201,404 64.1
5QH Gloucestershire PCT 399 578,631 69.0
5QJ Bristol Teaching PCT 350 410,487 85.3
5QK Wiltshire PCT 301 448,711 67.1
5QL Somerset PCT 392 518,637 75.6
5QM Dorset PCT 292 403,046 72.4
5QN Bournemouth & Poole Teaching PCT 228 298,038 76.5
5QP Cornwall & Isles Of Scilly PCT 388 526,369 73.7
5QQ Devon PCT 603 740,819 81.4
TAL Torbay Care Trust 104 133,201 78.1

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