First attempt of scraping specific performance data for GP practices via nhs.uk.
I’ve only scraped a small number of GP practices to save hammering the nhs.uk server.
Data refers to:
I might just scrape the lot if there’s a good reason too.
I’ve collected the nhs.uk ID number for each practice via <a href"https://scraperwiki.com/scrapers/nhs_choices_gp_recommended/">an earlier scraper as well as here.
Average successful run time: about 6 hours
Total run time: 4 months
Total cpu time used: about 9 hours
Total disk space used: 160 MB