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Asked on: 01 July 2015
Department of Health
General Practitioners: Closures
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Health, pursuant to the Answer of 25 June 2015 to Question 2849, how many GP practices in (a) England, (b) London, (c) the London Borough of Islington and (d) Islington South and Finsbury constituency have closed in each of the last ten years to April 2014.
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Answered by: Alistair Burt
Answered on: 06 July 2015

The available information is contained in the following table. Information is not collected at parliamentary constituency level.

It is important to note that these figures also include practices which have merged or been taken over and do not provide an accurate representation of activity or service provision. The data also includes any organisation providing GP services, such as walk-in centres.

Year

Closed practices

England

London

Islington Primary Care Trust

2004/05

129

24

0

2005/06

94

20

0

2006/07

83

10

0

2007/08

77

13

1

2008/09

78

11

0

2009/10

69

10

0

2010/11

91

9

0

2011/12

115

15

0

2012/13

145

22

1

2013/14

99

18

0

Source: Health and Social Care Information Centre, Primary Care Information Service.

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