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GP Surgeries: Closures

Question for Department of Health

UIN 27434, tabled on 19 February 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, how many GP surgeries have closed in (a) Sheffield, (b) Yorkshire and the Humber and (c) England in the last three years.

Answered on

25 February 2016

Comprehensive data is not held centrally. Practices may close for a variety of reasons, including mergers with neighbouring practices or the retirement of general practitioners from single-handed practices.