Published On: Sat, Oct 16th, 2021

GP surgeries map exposes huge shortage – with 1 dr for 3,000 patients in some areas

The number of people per GP also varies wildly across the country, with the more densely populated areas tending to have less.

In London, NHS South West London has 1,995 people per GP, whereas NHS North Central London has 2,406 patients per practitioner.

However, some rural areas also have a comparatively low number of GPs to the general population.

Lincolnshire has 2,448 people to each GP in the area, whereas neighbouring East Leicestershire has 1,842 people per doctor.

Some densely populated cities also have a lower number of people per GP, such as Liverpool, which has 1,775 people per doctor.

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