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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information General practitioners, registrars, retainers and average list size by local health board and year
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Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board425354180708,9271,668105
Powys Teaching Local Health Board1020060139,3021,36617
Hywel Dda University Local Health Board22111196342,1391,54851
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Local Health Board347833139536,0461,54567
Cwm Taf University Local Health Board17933057297,3481,66139
Aneurin Bevan University Local Health Board372300131603,4321,62278
Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board318386115512,6901,61263


General Practitioners, Registrars, Retainees and average List Size

Last update
27 March 2019 27 March 2019

Next update
March 2020

Publishing organisation
Welsh Government

Contact email

Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation
Local health boards

Geographical coverage

Languages covered
English only

Data licensing
You may use and re-use this data free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government License - see

General description
This table contains information on the number of General Practitioners, Registrars, and Retainers.

Data collection and calculation
The data is provided by the NHS Digital, who collect data for Wales using the Exeter database. This database is a computerised payment system of General Medical Practitioners (GMPs) who are in contract with Local Health Boards.

Frequency of publication

Data reference periods
Data are shown from 1969 until 2013. The figures represent the position as at 30 September except prior to 2000 and 2009, which is at 01 October.

At 1 October for 2009 and before 2000, otherwise 30 September.

Users, uses and context
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

Rounding applied

Revisions information
Data prior to the last period covered have been revised.

Statistical quality
Please find this information in the related statistical publication, as per given weblink.

General medical practitioner; GMP; General practitioner; GPs; GP workforce; workforce; Registered patients; List size