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Table 1 GP practice recruitment in each region of the UK

From: Recruitment to a large scale randomised controlled clinical trial in primary care: the Helicobacter Eradication Aspirin Trial (HEAT)

UK Region Date recruitment started in region Total1 (approx.) number of GP practices in region Number of GP practices in region recruiting to study Practices recruiting to study as a percentage of total in region Number of participating practices recruiting using practice nurses Practices recruiting using practice nurses as a percentage of practices recruiting
England
 CRN E Midlands 14.09.2012 578 127 22.0 0 0
 CRN Yorks & Humber 20.09.2012 736 119 16.2 29 24.4
 CRN Wessex 27.09.2012 292 101 34.6 27 26.7
 CRN Thames Valley & S Mids 05.11.2012 249 57 22.9 18 31.6
 CRN SW Peninsula 21.11.2012 279 72 25.8 22 30.6
 CRN Eastern 03.12.2012 431 88 20.4 60 68.2
 CRN W of England 13.12.2012 281 80 28.5 30 37.5
 CRN NE & N Cumbria 02.01.2013 418 65 15.6 16 24.6
 CRN W Midlands 27.03.2013 886 202 22.8 6 3.0
 CRN Kent, Surrey, Sussex 27.08.2013 550 63 11.5 37 58.7
 CRN NW Coast 04.01.2014 619 64 10.3 36 56.3
 CRN S London 28.03.2014 454 43 9.5 8 18.6
 CRN N Thames 10.07.2014 837 43 5.1 3 7.0
 CRN NW London 05.11.2014 388 11 2.8 6 54.5
 CRN GTR Manchester 25.11.2014 502 17 3.4 4 23.5
Total in England   7500 1152 15.4 302 26.2
Wales
 Betsi Cadwaladr University LHB 03.02.2015 107 11 10.3 7 63.6
 Cardiff and Vale University LHB 05.02.2015 66 10 15.2 10 100
 Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University LHB 10.02.2015 70 6 8.6 5 83.3
 Powys Teaching LHB 13.03.2015 17 4 23.5 2 50.0
 Aneurin Bevan LHB 20.07.2015 80 5 6.2 3 60.0
 Cwm Taf LHB 11.09.2015 42 5 11.9 4 80.0
 Hywel Dda LHB 06.11.2015 51 1 2.0 0 0
Total in Wales   433 42 9.7 31 73.8
Northern Ireland
 Belfast HSCT 15.05.2015 82 1 1.2 0 0
 Southeastern HSCT 10.11.2015 54 4 7.4 0 0
 Northern HSCT 04.05.2016 75 1 1.3 0 0
Total in Northern Ireland   211 6 2.8 0 0
Scotland
 Tayside LHB 24.01.2017 64 3 4.7 0 0
 Lanarkshire LHB 07.06.2017 104 5 4.8 0 0
Total in Scotland   168 8 4.8 0 0
Total in UK   8312 1208 14.5 333 27.6
  1. 1Total number of GP Practices in area obtained from:
  2. https://digital.nhs.uk/services/organisation-data-service/data-downloads/gp-and-gp-practice-related-data (as of 31 August 2018)
  3. https://data.england.nhs.uk/dataset/ods-northern-ireland (as of 31 August 2018)
  4. http://www.isdscotland.org/Health-Topics/General-Practice/Workforce-and-Practice-Populations/ (as of October 2018)