GP appointments data published

17 Jan 2019 03:43 PM

The second monthly GP appointments publication has been released, covering figures for November 2018.

Appointments in General Practice, November 2018 provides information on subjects such as:

This publication also includes the time from booking to appointment, broken down into two groups:

The data does not say what is driving a particular pattern in times from booking to appointment as there are several factors that can influence this time, including:

Data is available monthly at Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) level for GP practices using the TPP and EMIS systems1

For more information on the caveats around this data, please see our supporting guidance.

Read the full report

Appointments in General Practice, November 2018

Notes to editors

These systems account for approximately 95% of the systems in use in England.  Therefore, where national figures are cited, these have been estimated to 100% using patient list numbers.

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