Poundbury surgeries score highly in national survey

Surgeries in Poundbury have been given a clean bill of health according to results from the national GP Patient Survey.

The Poundbury Doctors Surgery and The Prince of Wales Surgery both scored over the national average for patient satisfaction.

Poundbury Doctors Surgery and Prince of Wales Surgery are both situated on St John Way in Poundbury.
Poundbury Doctors Surgery and Prince of Wales Surgery are both situated on St John Way in Poundbury.

The annual GP Patient Survey asks residents about their opinion of practices, measuring their experiences on topics including the ease of making appointments, waiting times, the quality of care given, practice opening times and out-of-hours services. In total, 11,152 Dorset residents completed the survey and Dorset scored an average satisfaction rating of 90 per cent, five per cent over the national average. 

The Poundbury Doctors Surgery had an overall rating of 91 per cent and The Prince of Wales Surgery of 90 per cent.

The statistics show that 96% of respondents found it easy to get through to The Prince of Wales Surgery by phone and 95% say the last GP they saw or spoke to at Poundbury Doctors Surgery was good at listening to them.

Across the county, 97 per cent of patients said they trusted their GP and 98 per cent had faith in their practice nurses. 

For more information visit the GP Patient Survey website for a breakdown of the criteria and statistics for each surgery.

The overall patient satisfaction ratings for Dorset GP practices were:

1. Charmouth Medical Practice – 100 per cent

2. Cross Road Surgery Weymouth– 100 per cent

3. Fordington Surgery Dorchester– 99 per cent

4. Malthouse Meadows Surgery Portesham– 99 per cent

5. Gillingham Medical Practice – 99 per cent

6. Bute House Sherborne – 99 per cent

7. Milton Abbas Surgery – 99 per cent

8. Yetminster Medical Centre – 99 per cent

9. Puddletown Surgery – 98 per cent

10. Corfe Castle Surgery – 98 per cent

11. Leybourne Surgery Bournemouth `– 98 per cent

12. Southbourne Practice – 98 per cent

13. Wessex Road Surgery Poole– 98 per cent

14. Eagle House Surgery Blandford – 98 per cent

15. The Apples Medical Centre Sherborne– 98 per cent

16. Parkstone Health Centre – 98 per cent

17. Lyme Bay Medical Practice – 97 per cent

18. Littledown Surgery Bournemouth– 97 per cent

19. Wyke Regis Medical Practice – 97 per cent

20. Village Surgery Poole- 97 per cent

21. Royal Crescent Surgery Weymouth– 97 per cent

22. Queens Avenue Surgery Dorchester- 97 per cent

23. Dr A J Newman Poole – 96 per cent

24. The Lanehouse Surgery Weymouth– 96 per cent

25. Evergreen Oak Surgery Poole – 96 per cent

26. Barton House Medical Practice Beaminster – 96 per cent

27. Newland Surgery Sherborne – 96 per cent

28. Beaufort Road Surgery Bournemouth – 96 per cent

29. Sandford Surgery Wareham – 95 per cent

30. Denmark Road Medical Centre Bournemouth – 95 per cent

31. Poole Town Surgery – 95 per cent

32. Carlisle House Surgery Poole – 95 per cent

33. The Hadleigh Practice Broadstone – 95 per cent

34. Canford Heath Group Practice – 95 per cent

35. Grove Surgery Christchurch – 94 per cent

36. The Barcellos Family Practice Ferndown – 94 per cent

37. Stour Surgery Christchurch – 94 per cent

38. Cerne Abbas Surgery – 94 per cent

39. Stalbridge Surgery – 94 per cent

40. Wareham Surgery – 94 per cent

41. The Old Dispensary Wimborne – 93 per cent

42. James Fisher Medical Centre Bournemouth – 93 per cent

43. Quarterjack Surgery Wimborne – 93 per cent

44. Crescent Surgery Boscombe – 92 per cent

45. The Dorchester Road Surgery Weymouth – 92 per cent

46. The Tollerford Practice Maiden Newton – 92 per cent

47. The Rosemary Health Centre Poole – 92 per cent

48. The Verwood Surgery – 92 per cent

49. Westbourne Medical Centre Bournemouth– 92 per cent

50. The Adam Practice Poole – 92 per cent

51. Boscombe Manor Medical Centre – 91 per cent

52. Poundbury Doctors Surgery – 91 per cent

53. The Cranborne Practice – 91 per cent

54. Farmhouse Surgery Christchurch – 91 per cent

55. Moordown Medical Centre Bournemouth – 91 per cent

56. Shelley Manor Holdenhurst Medical Centre Bournemouth – 91 per cent

57. Bere Regis Surgery – 91 per cent

58. The Prince of Wales Surgery Dorchester – 90 per cent

59. The Birchwood Practice Poole – 90 per cent

60. Penny’s Hill Practice Ferndown – 90 per cent

61. The Harvey Practice Broadstone – 90 per cent

62. Swanage Medical Practice – 90 per cent

63. Alma Partnership Bournemouth – 90 per cent

64. Lyme Regis Medical Centre – 89 per cent

65. Durdells Avenue Surgery Bournemouth – 89 per cent

66. Kinson Road Medical Centre Bournemouth – 89 per cent

67. Whitecliff Group Practice Blandford – 89 per cent

68. St Albans Medical Centre Bournemouth – 88 per cent

69. Orchid House Surgery Ferndown – 88 per cent

70. Woodlea House Surgery Bournemouth – 87 per cent

71. The Bridges Medical Centre Weymouth – 87 per cent

72. The Barn Surgery Christchurch – 87 per cent

73. The Panton Practice Bournemouth – 86 per cent

74. Atrium Health Centre Dorchester – 86 per cent

75. Abbotsbury Road Surgery Weymouth – 86 per cent

76. Bridport Medical Centre – 86 per cent

77. Walford Mill Medical Centre Wimborne – 85 per cent

78. Talbot Medical Centre Bournemouth – 85 per cent

79. Highcliffe Medical Centre – 85 per cent

80. Poole Road Medical Centre – 85 per cent

81. The Banks and Bearwood Medical Centre Bournemouth – 84 per cent

82. Royal Manor Health Care – Portland 84 per cent

83. Providence Surgery Boscombe – 83 per cent

84. Burton and Bransgore Medical Centre Christchurch – 83 per cent

85. Herbert Avenue Poole – 82 per cent

86. Heatherview Medical Centre Poole – 82 per cent

87. West Moors Group Practice Ferndown – 82 per cent

88. Madeira Medical Centre Poole – 79 per cent

89. The Orchard Surgery Christchurch – 79 per cent

90. Lilliput Surgery Poole – 79 per cent

91. Northbourne Surgery Bournemouth – 79 per cent

92. Blackmore Vale Partnership – 78 per cent

93. Holdenhurst Road Surgery Bournemouth – 78 per cent

94. Longfleet House Surgery Poole – 77 per cent

95. The Marine and Oakridge Partnership Southbourne & Bournemouth – 76 per cent

96. The Wellbridge Practice Wool – 75 per cent

 

 

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