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General Practitioners: Bexley

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 17th October 2018.

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Photo of David Evennett David Evennett Conservative, Bexleyheath and Crayford

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how many practising GPs there were in (a) Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency and (b) Bexley Borough in each of the last five years.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The data requested is available in the table below. Figures are not available for Bexleyheath and Crayford constituency or Bexley Borough, therefore figures for NHS Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) are provided.

Census

CCG

Headcount all Practitioners (excluding Retainers, Registrars and Locums)

2013

NHS Bexley CCG

114

2014

NHS Bexley CCG

114

2015

NHS Bexley CCG

119

2016

NHS Bexley CCG

112

2017

NHS Bexley CCG

102

2018

NHS Bexley CCG

104

Source: NHS Digital

Notes:

  1. All figures provided are as at 30 September, except for 2018 where figures are as at 31 March.
  2. Prior to 2015, figures were sourced from National Health Application and Infrastructure Services general practitioner (GP) Payments (Exeter) System. From 2015 figures were sourced from the workforce Minimum Dataset and include estimates for missing data.
  3. Locum Data was not collected prior to 2015, so 'All Practitioners (excluding Retainers, Registrars and Locums)' figures have been included to allow for comparisons over the full time series.
  4. Figures contain estimates for practices that did not provide fully valid GP data.

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