How many staff excluding GPs are working in general practice in England?


Published: 22/10/2021


1. Data are for staff working in general practice in England.

2. The number of full-time equivalent health professionals (bold blue line) is a subset of the total number of full-time equivalent general practice staff (purple blue line).

3. Both targets begin in Q2 2016/17 (end of September 2016), following the publication of the GP Forward View. The target for 5,000 more practice staff stops at the end of the calendar year in December 2020, and the target for 26,000 more health professionals in general practice ends at the end of the 2023/24 rolling year (end of March 2024).