The best and worst GP surgeries in Pendle and the Ribble Valley, according to patients, have been revealed.
There are 11 GP surgeries in Pendle and four in Ribble Valley under the East Lancashire CCG.
In Pendle, Harambee Surgery on Cowpe Road being rated as the best GP in the borough after 96 per cent of patients who completed the GP Patient Survey rated their overall experience with the practice as good.
The next best rated surgery on the list is Barnoldswick Medical Centre, where 92 per cent of the 129 people who returned their survey agreed that their overall experience with the GP practice was good.
The worst GP in Pendle, according to patients, is Dr Jehangir, Yarnspinners Health Care Centre, where 69 per cent of the patients who completed the survey describing their overall experience of this GP practice as good
Meanwhile in the Ribble Valley, the best GP surgery according to patients is Slaidburn Health Centre where 100 per cent of the 128 people who completed the survey describing their overall experience at the GP practice as good.
The worst rated Ribble Valley GP surgery from NHS East Lancs CCG is the Whalley Medical Centre, however the practice did score well with 88 per cent of the 130 patients who responded to the survey saying their GP practice was good.
The GP Patient Survey (GPPS), which is administered by Ipsos MORI, is an England-wide survey, providing practice-level data about patients’ experiences of their GP practices.
In NHS East Lancashire CCG, 18,459 questionnaires were sent out, and 5,836, or 32 percent, were returned completed.
Percentage of patients in Pendle who rated the surgery overall as ‘good’:
1. Harambee Surgery, 27 Skipton Rd, Trawden, Colne, BB8 8QU – 96 per cent
2. Barnoldswick Medical Centre, Park Road, Barnoldswick, BB18 5BG – 92 per cent
3. Barrowford Surgery, Ridgeway, Barrowford, Nelson, BB9 8QP – 86 per cent
4. The Richmond Hill Practice, Colne Health Centre, Craddock Road, Colne, BB8 0JZ – 85 per cent
5. Pendle View Medical Centre, Pendle Valley Medical Centre, 47 Arthur St, Brierfield, Nelson, BB9 5RZ – 78 per cent
6. Nelson Medical Practice – Yarnspinners Wharf, Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR –78 per cent
7. Reedyford Health Care Group, Yarnspinners Primary Hcc, Yarnspinners Wharf, Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR – 77 per cent
8. The Pendle Medical Partnership, The Surgery, Edward Street, Earby, Barnoldswick, BB18 6QT – 76 per cent
9. Whitefield Healthcare, Yarnspinners Health Care Centre, Yarnspinners Wharf, Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR –74 per cent
10. PWE Pendle Valley Mill, Yarnspinners Health Care Centre, Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR – 71 per cent
11. Dr Jehangir, Yarnspinners Health Care Centre, Yarnspinners Wharf, Carr Road, Nelson, BB9 7SR – 69 per cent
Percentage of patients in Ribble Valley (NHS East Lancs CCG practices) who rated the surgery overall as ‘good’:
1. Slaidburn Health Centre, Townend, Slaidburn, Clitheroe, BB7 3EP – 100 per cent
2. The Castle Medical Group, Clitheroe Health Centre, Railway View Road, BB7 2JG – 96 per cent
3. Pendleside Medical Practice, Clitheroe Health Centre, Railway View Rd, Clitheroe, BB7 2JG – 93 per cent
4. Whalley Medical Centre, 42 King Street, Whalley, Clitheroe, BB7 9SL – 88 per cent