Bracknell's best and worst rated GP surgeries according to the patients that use them have been revealed.

The latest results of the GP Patient Survey 2021 were published on Thursday, July 8, after 9,424 questionnaires were sent out.

A total of 3,483 were returned completed, demonstrating a response rate of 37 per cent.

The GP Patient Survey measures patients’ experiences across a range of topics, including making an appointment, access to online services and out-of-hours services.

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Crown Wood Medical Centre was named the best surgery in Bracknell Forest according to patients, with an overall approval rating of 90 per cent.

Great Hollands Practice, Easthampstead Surgery, Binfield Surgery and The Gainsborough Practice had approval rates of above 80 per cent overall.

However at the other end of the table, The Sandhurst Group Practice was ranked at the bottom and scored just 67 per cent.

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Ringmead Medical Practice, The Waterfield Practice and Forest Health all fell below the national average of 83 per cent.

Overall, 82 per cent of Bracknell Forest residents were happy with the experience their received from their GP surgery.

In terms of getting through to a staff member on the phone, which has been a widely reported problem since Covid lockdown restrictions were eased, Crown Wood Medical Practice came out on top with a performance score of 93 per cent.

Only 1 per cent of patients at The Sandhurst Group Practice said it was 'easy' to get through to someone.

Here is the full list:

  1. Birchwood Medical Practice - 84%
  2. The Waterfield Practice - 79%
  3. The Sandhurst Group Practice - 67%
  4. Ringmead Medical Practice - 79%
  5. The Gainsborough Practice - 88%
  6. Binfield Surgery - 86%
  7. Easthampstead Surgery - 87%
  8. Great Hollands Practice - 81%
  9. Crown Wood Medical Centre - 90%
  10. Evergreen Practice - 87%