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General Practitioners

Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many registered general practitioners there were in the NHS in each year since 1992. [26468]

Mr. Byrne: The requested information is shown in the table.
All Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)1 for England, 1992 to June 2005

Number (headcount)
199226,572
199326,931
199427,290
199527,465
199627,811
199728,046
199828,251
199928,467
200028,593
200128,802
200229,202
200330,358
200431,523
June 200532,418


(76) General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars) includes contracted GPs, GMS others and 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.
Note:
Data as at 1 October 1992–99, 30 September 2000–04 and 30 June 2005.
Source:
NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre General and Personal Medical Services Statistics.



Mr. Evans: To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many GPs per head of population there have been in (a) Ribble Valley and (b) Lancashire in each year since 1997. [29043]

Mr. Byrne [holding answer 16 November 2005]: The information requested is shown in the following table.
 
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General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per 100,000 head of population, by Government office region, strategic health authority and primary care trust, 1997–2004—England
Headcount

1997
1998
All Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of populationAll Practitioners excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of population
Q13Cumbria and Lancashire1,0861,899,84257.21,1091,901,72158.3
5CCBlackburn with Darwen PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5HPBlackpool PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5G8Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
504Carlisle and District PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5F2Chorley and South Ribble PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5D5Eden Valley PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
SHEFylde PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5G7Hyndburn and Ribble Valley PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
500Morecambe Bay PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5HDPreston PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5D6West Cumbria PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5F3West Lancashire PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5HFWyre PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)

Headcount

1999
2000
All Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of populationAll Practitioners excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of population
Q13Cumbria and Lancashire1,1061,899,00358.21,1051,901,74358.1
5CCBlackburn with Darwen PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5HPBlackpool PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5G8Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
504Carlisle and District PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5F2Chorley and South Ribble PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5D5Eden Valley PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
SHEFylde PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5G7Hyndburn and Ribble Valley PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
500Morecambe Bay PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5HDPreston PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5D6West Cumbria PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5F3West Lancashire PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)
5HFWyre PCT(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)(78)

Headcount

2001
2002
All Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of populationAll Practitioners excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of population
Q13Cumbria and Lancashire1,1181,905,06058.71,1451,910,37859.9
5CCBlackburn with Darwen PCT79138,45357.191139,30265.3
5HPBlackpool PCT81142,27056.980142,17756.3
5G8Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale PCT136244,44555.6129243,88952.9
504Carlisle and District PCT71114,09262.272114,45462.9
5F2Chorley and South Ribble PCT112204,50854.8113205,75654.9
5D5Eden Valley PCT5269,16775.25669,75580.3
SHEFylde PCT3973,34053.23774,16449.9
5G7Hyndburn and Ribble Valley PCT71124,70956.964125,49851.0
500Morecambe Bay PCT195308:40663.2199308,18464.6
5HDPreston PCT71141,21150.385141,38960.1
5D6West Cumbria PCT89130,17968.491130,04370.0
5F3West Lancashire PCT58108,48053.561108,71856.1
5HFWyre PCT64105,80060.567107,04962.6









 
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Headcount

2003
2004
All Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77)PopulationAll Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of populationAll Practitioners excluding retainers and registrars)(77)Population(79)All Practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars)(77) per100,000 head of population
Q13Cumbria and Lancashire1,1691,919,04160.91,1681,929,65360.5
5CCBlackburn with Darwen PCT91139,80465.187(78)(78)
5HPBlackpool PCT82142,42957.681(78)(78)
5G8Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale PCT133243,75554.6134(78)(78)
504Carlisle and District PCT74115,33164.275(78)(78)
5F2Chorley and South Ribble PCT113207,07254.6119(78)(78)
5D5Eden Valley PCT5470,55076.556(78)(78)
SHEFylde PCT3975,02652.040(78)(78)
5G7Hyndburn and Ribble Valley PCT68126,61353.764(78)(78)
500Morecambe Bay PCT210308,74668.0213(78)(78)
5HDPreston PCT85141,44660.186(78)(78)
5D6West Cumbria PCT90130,97368.790(78)(78)
5F3West Lancashire PCT61108,99456.060(78)(78)
5HFWyre PCT69108,30263.763(78)(78)


(77) General medical practitioners (excluding retainers and registrars) includes contracted GPs, QMS others and PMS others. Prior to September 2004 this group included QMS 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.
(78) Data not applicable.
(79) Population data for 2004 PCTs will not be available until November 2005.
Note:
Data as at 1 October 1997–99 and 30 September 2000–04.
Source:
NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre General and Personal Medical Services Statistics 2001 ONS Population Census





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