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Bolton JSNA Indicator Sheet: Access to GP


This is the Access to GP JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.


  • Over the previous 12 months, people are more likely to visit their Bolton GP on 2-3 occassions;
  • Bolton men are far more likely than Bolton women to have not visited their GP at all over the last 12 months, though this number has reduced since 2001;
  • There persists a relatively even distribution by deprivation quintile for no visits, but the most deprived group are more likely to make 6 or more visits over a 12 month period;
  • Compared to the White British group, a greater proportion of the Asian Pakistani and Asian Indian groups tend to visit their GP more than 6 times over a 12 month period.


Information Type

JSNA Indicator Sheet

Geographical Level


Population Level



Public Health Intelligence Team, NHS Bolton


GP, GP Access, Service Access, Health Inequalities



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