A BRACKNELL GP surgery which has topped an NHS survey for the area has responded after almost 100 percent of patients said it was good.

Crown Wood Medical Centre, on Opladen Way in the borough was given an overall satisfaction score of 90 percent in a survey of practices by the NHS.

The practice, which saw 92 per cent of patients say it was very good and 36 percent say it was fairly good, saw the highest score given to any Bracknell GP surgery.

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Practice manager Vijay Mallipeddi, spoke to the Bracknell News upon the success of the practice achieving such a high score.

She said it was down to having such a 'hardworking team' during 'difficult times'.

Ms Mallipeddi said: "We are really pleased to see the results, the hard work has been appreciated and we all went through difficult times - we all had our moments, we've been through tough times especially during the first wave of the pandemic.

"Patients couldn't understand at the time and our phones wouldn't stop ringing."

In Bracknell Forest, the average currently stands at 70 per cent, with the national average for surgeries this year standing at 83 per cent.

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Closely following Crown Wood Medical Centre, Great Hollands Practice, Easthampstead Surgery, Binfield Surgery and The Gainsborough Practice saw their approval rates above 80 per cent overall.

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