FAREHAM AND GOSPORT: The best and worst waiting times for GP surgeries

Nearly half of GP patients have to wait more than 15 minutes after their appointment time, The News can reveal.

Thursday, 15th September 2016, 10:39 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 2:05 pm

Figures from the latest GP Patient Survey - which is sent out to about 1.36 adults nationally each year - show 38 per cent of patients in Fareham and Gosport are left waiting more than a quarter of an hour for their doctor.

Patients are asked twice a year how long they have to wait for their appointment.

Last month we revealed that waiting times for Portsmouth were above the national average of 35 per cent.

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Below you can see our list of best and worst practices in the Fareham and Gosport area, based on the percentage of people who had to wait more than 15 minutes for an appointment.

Click here to see the Portsmouth list or the South East Hampshire list.

How does your GP surgery fare on the list? What are your experiences of using the service, and is their ranking fair? Let us know by commenting below, emailing [email protected] or calling 02392622114.

1. Lee On The Solent Health Centre

Manor Way, Lee On Solent

15 per cent

2. Lockswood Surgery

Centre Way, Locks Heath, Southampton

22 per cent

3. Centre Practice

Fareham Health Centre, Civic Way, Osborn Road, Fareham

26 per cent

4. The Whiteley Surgery

Yew Tree Drive, Whiteley, Fareham

26 per cent

5. Gudgeheath Lane Surgery

The Surgery, Gudge Heath Lane, Fareham

30 per cent

6. Portchester Practice

Portchester Health Centre, West Street, PO16 9TU, Portchester

31 per cent

7. The Highlands Practice

Highlands Road, Fareham

32 per cent

8. Brockhurst Medical Centre

The Surgery, Brockhurst Road, Gosport

32 per cent

9. Gosport Medical Centre

Bury Road, Gosport

36 per cent

10. Rowner Health Centre

Rowner Lane, Rowner , Gosport

38 per cent

11. Bury Road Surgery

Gosport War Memorial Hpl, Bury Road, Gosport

40 per cent

12. Manor Way Surgery

Manor Way, Lee On The Solent

41 per cent

13. Bridgemary Medical Centre

Gregson Avenue, Bridgemary, Gosport

43 per cent

14. Brook Lane Surgery

Brook Lane, Sarisbury Green

43 per cent

15. Waterside Medical Centre

Mumby Road, Gosport

44 per cent

16. Forton Medical Centre

Whites Place, Gosport

45 per cent

17. Brune Medical Centre

Rowner Road, Rowner, Gosport

46 per cent

18. Westlands Medical Centre

Westlands Grove, Portchester

48 per cent

19. Bishops Waltham Surgery

The Surgery, Lower Lane, Bishops Waltham, Southampton

49 per cent

20. Stubbington Medical Practice

Park Lane, Stubbington

➤51 per cent

21. Stoke Road Medical Centre

Stoke Road, Gosport

53 per cent

22. Jubilee Surgery

Barrys Meadow, High Street, Titchfield

57 per cent