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Have practices in your area requested to shrink their patient catchment area?

Pulse has found that NHS England has rejected one in four requests by practices to shrink their patient catchment areas. Find out the situation in your area.

 

Area team

Requests to shrink boundaries

  

Requests to shrink boundaries

  
North2013/14ApprovedDeniedWithdrawnPending2014/15ApprovedDeniedWithdrawnPending
Leicestershire and Lincolnshire2110061401
Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire1100000000
Shropshire and Staffordshire1010010001
Greater Manchester5320010001
Cumbria, Northumberland Tyne & Wear2200000000
East Anglia0000000000
Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country0000000000
North Yorkshire and Humber0000000000
Durham, Darlington and Tees0000000000
Hertfordshire and South Midlands0000011000
West Yorkshire0000011000
Lancashire0000031002
Merseyside0000000000
South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw1100000000
Cheshire, Warrington and Wirral1010000000
Essex0000031020
Arden, Herefordshire and Worcestershire5320000000
South          
Wessex0000010001
Bath, Gloucester, Swindon and Wiltshire0000010001
Kent and Medway2020032001
Surrey and Sussex4310042101
Thames Valley0000000000
Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire0000000000
Devon, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly1000100000
London          
North West London5104000000
North East London0000000000
South London0000011000
Total301510412610529
% 0.50.3333330.1333330.033333 0.3846150.1923080.0769230770.346154

Source: NHS England

Readers' comments (1)

  • BLAME CULTURE- Targeting GPs who are finding it hard to cope with local patients/than worry about other
    distant area patients!!!

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