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Patient-General Practitioner Ratio

Volume 977: debated on Tuesday 29 January 1980

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49.

asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average number of patients per general practitioner in the National Health Service for each of the years 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979.

The average list sizes of general practitioners providing a full range of general medical services in England were:

19762,351
19772,331
19782,312
Returns for 1979 are still coming in and the national average is not yet known.