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Data Provider: Welsh Government Management Information General practitioners Welsh language ability by local health board and year
YearThe 7 new Local Health Boards (LHBs) took over from the 22 former LHBs on the 1 October 2009.<br /><br />Aneurin Bevan, Cwm Taf, and Hywel Dda are now University Local Health Boards. The name change came into force on the 12 December 2013.[Filtered]
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Click here to sortGPs with the ability to speak WelshClick here to sortWelsh speaking GPs per 10,000 populationClick here to sortWelsh speaking GPs per 10,000 Welsh speaking population
[Collapse]W11000023Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board2423.511.8
[Collapse]W11000024Powys Local Health Board262.010.8
[Collapse]W11000025Hywel Dda University Local Health Board1463.810.8
[Collapse]W11000026Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board1062.017.6
[Collapse]W11000027Cwm Taf University Local Health Board451.513.7
[Collapse]W11000028Aneurin Bevan University Local Health Board601.010.9
[Collapse]W11000029Cardiff & Vale University Local Health Board811.616.2


General description

The information presented here shows the number of Welsh Speaking GPs on the All Wales Medical Performers List. This is a list of all practitioners able to practice in Wales, and includes Unrestricted Principals, locums, salaried doctors, registrars and retainers.

Data collection and calculation

The information presented here is provided to the Welsh Government by the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership.

Frequency of publication


Data reference periods

All data relates to headcount numbers as at 30 September except for 2009 which is at 1 October.

Users, uses and context

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

Rounding applied


Revisions information



Welsh language ability amongst GPs in Wales

Last update

27 March 2019 27 March 2019

Next update

March 2020

Publishing organisation

Welsh Government

Source 1

Contractor Services, NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership

Source 3

Mid-year population estimates, Office for National Statistics

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Management information

Lowest level of geographical disaggregation

Local health boards

Geographical coverage


Languages covered

English and Welsh

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

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; Welsh speaking GPs; Welsh Speaking General Practitioners.