The latest general practice appointment figures show that 774,292 appointments were carried out in Kent and Medway in January 2022.
Data released from NHS England shows that nearly 450,000 face-to-face and home visits were undertaken alongside over 325,000 phone and video appointments by general practice teams.
Over 356,000 of those appointments were carried out by members of the general practice team other than the GP. These figures reflect the growing workforce in general practice, working alongside GPs which include pharmacists, advanced nurse practitioners, first contact physios and others. You can find out more about the clinicians working in general practice here.
There was a decrease in the numbers of people not attending their appointments, with 33,914 appointments not attended in January. Thank you to all those who cancelled appointments they could no longer use.This allows the NHS to use the time to see other patients in need.
See more information on general practice here.