The Office for Health Improvement & Disparities’ Fingertips have produced practice profiles and Primary Care Network Profiles as part of the National General Practice Profiles. However, Hull’s Primary Care Networks were reconfigured on the 1 April 2023 and the Primary Care Network Profiles on Fingertips do not reflect these recent changes.
Number of Patients Registered With Hull GPs
Information relating to the number of patients registered with Hull’s 29 General Practices is given in Population Estimates under Population.
Sub Integrated Care Board Areas
In July 2022, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) ceased to exist and were replaced by the Integrated Care System. The sub Integrated Care Board areas which include Hull are within the Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board. In Fingertips, the sub-ICB area referenced by 03F relates to Hull which is the code applied to NHS Hull CCG. With the following file, it is possible to decipher the area names given to the sub-ICB areas with meaningful place names.
Primary Care Networks
Primary Care Networks form a key building block of the NHS Long-Term Plan. They bring general practices together to work at scale. This has been a policy priority for some years for a range of reasons including improving the ability of practices to recruit and retain staff, to manage financial and estate pressures, to provide a wider range of services to patients and to more easily integrate with the wider health and care system.
The following link provides a list of which GP practices are within each Primary Care Networks. On the 1 October 2022, Delta Healthcare (which was in HASP PCN) was no longer allocated to a PCN, with services provided by Marmot PCN.
The latest PCNs in Hull are:
- Venn; and
The number of GP practices has reduced considerably over time with practices merged together forming larger practices. At its peak in 2020, there were 60 GP practices in Hull, but this had gradually reduced to 55 by early 2016. There were more changes during 2016 with the number of practices falling to 47 by January 2017, to 40 by September 2017 and to 39 by July 2018. By May 2019, the number of practices had fallen to 35, and by June 2019 the number of practices had fallen to 33. Between July 2020 and April 2023, the number of practices remained at 32 in Hull, but has reduced to 29 practices following three recent mergers in spring 2023.
All practices except Delta Healthcare are within one of eight local Primary Care Network (between May 2022 and March 2023, there were seven PCNs in Hull and prior to May 2022 there were five PCNs in Hull). Delta Healthcare continues to be unallocated to a PCN with services provided by Marmot PCN.
In some cases, the location or sites of the (closed) practice remained open so that whilst number of the ‘official’ GP practices reduced when mergers occurred, the number of sites where GP practices operated did not reduce as rapidly. It does mean that it is not always noted when practices have merged in Hull. The map above illustrates the different sites for each practice.
General Practice Profiles
General Practice Profiles are available on The Office for Health Improvement & Disparities’ Fingertips as part of the National General Practice Profiles.
These profiles do not reflect the current primary care structure within Hull due to recent mergers. The information is presented for 32 practices in Hull whereas there are currently 29 practices in Hull following three practices merging with two other practices.
- In April 2023, B81002 and B81095 both merged with B81074 (with new code B81074). All three practices were in the Venn PCN and B81074 continues to be within the Venn PCN.
- In May 2023, Y02344 merged with B81112 (with new code B81112). Both practices were in the Marmot PCN and B81112 continues to be within the Marmot PCN.
Primary Care Network Profiles
Primary Care Network Profiles are also available on Fingertips as part of the National General Practice Profiles.
Primary Care Disease Prevalence from Quality and Outcomes Framework
The diagnosed prevalence of various diseases and medical conditions is available at practice level and Primary Care Network level from the Quality and Outcomes Framework (further information within the Glossary). A Local Analysis of the Quality and Outcomes Framework Data is available under Tools and Resources. Further information is also available under each relevant disease and medical condition under Health Factors within Adults.
Two GP practices in Hull are due to merge on the 4 December 2023, so local analysis of the disease prevalence information (from the Quality Outcomes Framework) for 2022/23 will be delayed until December so the prevalence of these two practices can be combined.
In July 2022, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) ceased to exist and were replaced by the Integrated Care System. Data will still be available at CCG level for some time after July 2022 so this local analysis file continues to refer to CCGs and Hull CCG, and continues to present data at the CCG geographical level. Six local CCGs were also combined to form the Humber, Coast and Vale geographical area, which has also ceased to exist. It has been replaced by the Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board.
Practices have been divided into five approximately equal-sized groups (based on total list size) based on the average deprivation score of their patients (Index of Multiple Deprivation 2019) and six approximately equal-sized groups (based on total list size) based on the average age of their patients. The prevalence of disease has also been compared across these deprivation and age groups, and across the six geographical areas within Humber and North Yorkshire.
Ward Profiles are also available for each of Hull’s 21 electoral wards as well as for Hull overall and for each local deprivation fifth.
NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group: https://www.hullccg.nhs.uk/
The Office for Health Improvement & Disparities’ Fingertips National General Practice Profiles: https://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/general-practice
Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership https://humberandnorthyorkshire.org.uk/
This page was last updated / checked on 10 August 2023.
This page is due to be updated / checked in December 2023.