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First Minister to take a Christmas gift from Pontypridd to Uganda
First Minister, Carwyn Jones, has visited Pontypridd High School to pick up a special Christmas gift for a school in Uganda that he will pass on during his visit to the country in the New Year.
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Section highlightThe Housing (Wales) Bill
The Bill will introduce significant improvements across the housing sector to ensure that people have access to a decent, affordable home and better housing-related services.
Legislative programme 2013 - 2014 »
The First Minister detailed the 8 bills in the Welsh Government’s 5-year Legislative Programme that will be brought forward during the 3rd year of the Welsh Assembly.Learn more »
Section highlightProject pipeline update - December 2013
This Wales Infrastructure Investment Plan annex highlights planned investments and potential procurement opportunities.
Final Budget 2014-15 »
The amount of funding allocated to Welsh Government Departments for 2014-15 is £14.9bn.Learn more »
- Statistics & Research
General medical practitioners
An annual report which Includes information on the number of registered patients and workforce age distribution.
The latest release updates the statistics previously released on 21 March 2012.
The key points from the latest release are:
- the number of practitioners in Wales (excluding registrars, retainers and locums) was 2,015 at 30 September 2012, 7 fewer than the previous year and an increase of 207 (11.4 per cent) since 2002
- in 2012 there were 474 GP partnerships in Wales, 42 (8.1 per cent) fewer than in 2002
- since 2002 the number of registered patients per practitioner, based on the number of practitioners, has fallen from 1,679 to 1,575 (6.2 per cent)
- the age distribution has also changed since 2002. The workforce continues its trend to become older. Fewer practitioners are aged under 45 (863 to 804, down 6.8 per cent) while more are aged 55 or over (310 to 472, up 52.3 per cent)
- the percentage of GPs who are female has increased. In 2002 female GPs accounted for 30.4 per cent of the total, in 2012 they accounted for 44.1 per cent.
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