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Gps: Retirement Forecast

Volume 621: debated on Monday 29 January 2001

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asked Her Majesty's Government:How many general medical practitioners practising in England are anticipated to retire in each of the next five years. [HL444]

Although there is no fixed retirement age for general practitioners they are removed from the health authority medical list on reaching 70 years of age if providing general medical

Unrestricted Principals and Equivalents (UPEs)1 aged 64 or over as at 1 October 1999
numbers (headcount)
All UPEs27,591of which:198117948369480
of which:


1 UPEs includes Unrestricted Principals. PMS Contracted GPs and PMS Salaried GPs.


Department of Health General Medical and Personal Medical Services Statistics.