I am doing some research on accessibility to GP surgeries in South Norfolk and want to find a GIS data file with all the GP surgeries' locations on it that could be used in ArcMap.

Is there anywhere online I can find this? I have been looking for quite a while but cannot find anything.

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    I don't know if such a georeferenced file would exist in a publicly available format (as you seem to be finding). You could try the regional Helath Boards. Failing that, if you could get a list of all the addresses for the surgeries, you could geocode (perhaps using the postcode) them and make your own. Sep 3, 2013 at 19:06
  • last time I did this we scraped the DoH web site and geocoded using the PAF file.
    – Ian Turton
    Sep 4, 2013 at 10:16
  • I think geocoding will be the way to go, wanted to avoid that though as it can be so time consuming!
    – user21671
    Sep 4, 2013 at 16:12

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Try this link The information presented here provides details of the location of all 10,776 GP practices and branch surgeries in England, which were operating on April 2004. 97.9% of the data have been successfully geo-referenced. 230 (2.1%) surgeries were not geo-referenced, therefore will not appear as points in this dataset.


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