Map: One in four GPs over 60 in parts of England

In a speech this month, NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens acknowledged that GP recruitment was something the health service must get right. But with more than one in four GPs aged over 60 in parts of England time is running out - find out below where the crisis is at its most acute.

GP workforce: one in four over 60 in parts of England
GP workforce: one in four over 60 in parts of England

NHS England, the RCGP and Health Education England have set out a 10-point plan to tackle the GP workforce crisis.

Mr Stevens said this month that the status quo in which consultant numbers were rising three times faster than the GP workforce could not be allowed to continue. The NHS, he said, would take an 'all of the above' approach to hit its target for half of medical school graduates to opt for general practice in the coming years.

Map: ageing GP workforce

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