SOUTH EAST HAMPSHIRE: The best and worst waiting times for GP surgeries

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Thousands of GP patients have to wait more than 15 minutes after their appointment times to see their doctor.

Figures from the latest GP Patient Survey - which is sent out to about 1.36 million adults nationally each year - show 41 per cent of patients in South East Hampshire 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.

Below you can see our list of best and worst practices in the South East Hampshire 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 Fareham and Gosport 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 or calling 02392622114.

1. The Village Surgery

The Village Practice, Cowplain Surgery, London Road, Cowplain

5 per cent

2. Southbourne Surgery

Main Road, Emsworth

17 per cent

3. Middle Park Medical Centre

Middle Park Way, Leigh Park, Havant

18 per cent

4. Denmead Health Centre

Hambledon Road, Denmead

19 per cent

5. Emsworth Surgery

North Street, Emsworth

24 per cent

6. Park Lane Medical Centre

Park Lane, Bedhampton

25 per cent

7. Rowlands Castle Surgery

The Green, Rowlands Castle

27 per cent

8. The Elms Practice

Hayling Island Health Ctr, Elm Grove, Mengham

28 per cent

9. Horndean Surgery

Blendworth Lane, Horndean, Waterlooville

30 per cent

10. Stakes Lodge Surgery

Lavender Road, Waterlooville

38 per cent

11. Forest End Surgery

Forest End, Waterlooville

44 per cent

12. The Bosmere Medical Practice

Solent Road, Havant

46 per cent

13. Queenswood Surgery

London Road, Waterlooville

47 per cent

14. The Staunton Surgery

Havant Health Centre, Civic Centre Road

48 per cent

15. Waterside Medical Practice

Hayling Island Health Ctr, Elm Grove, Mengham

58 per cent

16. Homewell Curlew Practice

Havant Health Centre, Civic Centre Road, Havant

61 per cent

17. Cowplain Family Practice

London Road, Cowplain, Waterlooville

72 per cent