PORTSMOUTH: 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, 10:18 am
Updated Tuesday, 4th October 2016, 2:02 pm

Figures from the latest GP Patient Survey - which is sent out to about 1.36 adults nationally each year - show 41 per cent of patients in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth area, based on the percentage of people who had to wait more than 15 minutes for an appointment.

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. Dr Atchison & Partners

Queens Road Surgery, Queens Road, Buckland

20 per cent

2. Dr Am Galloway

The Cosham Health Centre, Vectis Way, Cosham

21 per cent

3. The Devonshire Practice

The Surgery, Devonshire Avenue, Southsea

21 per cent

4. Osborne Practice

The Surgery, Osborne Road, Southsea

24 per cent

5. The Eastney Practice

Eastney Health Centre, Highland Road, Southsea

29 per cent

6. Lake Road Practice

Nutfield Place

31 per cent

7. Dr Lawson & Partners

University Surgery, The Nuffield Centre, St.Michael’s Road

31 per cent

8. Derby Road Practice

Derby Road, North End

35 per cent

9. Dr Klemenz & Partners

Northern Road Surgery, Northern Road, Cosham

38 per cent

10. Portsdown Group Practice

Cosham Park Avenue, Cosham

38 per cent

11. The Drayton Surgery

Havant Road, Drayton

42 per cent

12. Craneswater Group Practice

The Surgery, Waverley Road, Southsea

48 per cent

13. Sunnyside Medical Centre

The Pompey Centre, Fratton Way

49 per cent

14. Milton Park Practice

Milton Park Surgery, Goldsmith Avenue, Southsea

50 per cent

15. Dr Tutte & Partner

Southsea Medical Centre, Carlisle Road, Southsea

51 per cent

16. The Wootton Street Surgery

Wootton Street, Cosham

57 per cent

17. The Baffins Surgery

St Cuthberts Church, Hayling Avenue

59 per cent

18. Guildhall Walk Healthcare Centre

Guildhall Walk

62 per cent

19. The Hanway Group Practice

The Surgery, Hanway Road, Buckland

64 per cent

20. Kirklands Surgery

Copnor Road, Copnor

65 per cent