General Practitioners: Working Hours:Written question - 31781

Q
(Bristol North West)
Asked on: 18 March 2016
Department of Health
General Practitioners: Working Hours
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what estimate he has made of the number of GP working hours available in each year since 2010.
A
Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 23 March 2016

The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) publishes annual statistics on the general practice workforce in England.

The full time equivalent number of general practitioners in each year since 2010 is provided in the following table. A full time equivalent equates to 37.5 hours per week.

Data for the general practice workforce as at 30 September 2015 will be published by the HSCIC on 30 March 2016.

England full-time equivalent

General Practitioners as at 30 September each specified year

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

All Practitioners, including registrars and retainers

35,243

35,319

35,871

36,294

36,920

Source:

HSCIC

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