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The NHS Friends & Family Test Results - November 2018 Posted on 4 Dec 2018



All England GP Practices were contracted to implement the ‘Friends and Family Test’ from 1st December 2014 with results to be published monthly. The results are shown below:

"How likely are you to recommend our GP Practice to Friends and Family if they needed similar care or treatment?"

Extremely Likely 64%                   Likely 30% 

Neither likely or Unlikely 1.5%       Unlikely 3% 

Extremely Unlikely 1.5%               Don’t Know 0% 

Responses were received from below ethnic groups

White British/Irish 0%           Mixed 0%        Asian/Asian British 0%

Black or Black British 0%       Chinese 0%     Other 0%

Not provided 100%

Responses were received from the below age groups

0-17 yr 0%       18-25yr 0%      26-40yr 0%

41-64yr 0%       65+yr 0%        Not provided 100%



Excellent service & care from GP to Receptionist & Pharmacy 

Many Monk was excellent, very helpful and went out of her way to make my appointments more practical 

Got an appointment the same day and all my concerns dealt with 

The practice has always been first class But it’s frustrating trying to book an appointment as phone is always engaged for long periods 

Always get appointment if worrying complaint 

A diabetic review which did not help at all and wasn’t required 

Excellent attitude and extremely helpful and kind 

I was straight in to see the doctor which was helpful due to work commitments 

Doctor extremely pleasant & easy to talk to 

Good communication and on time appointments 

No complaints what so ever with the surgery, phone lines are busy but it’s a busy practice 

Friendly and to the point 

Very thorough, friendly doctors 

Quick service for blood tests. Lovely ladies too 

Great prompt treatment, very happy with all aspects of care 

GP Dr Quereshi was very supportive 

Appointment on time...professional and friendly staff 

Very professional, thorough and friendly approach 

Saw the nurse. Efficient. Friendly. Reassuring. 

Appointment on time, able to discuss my health and was given advice 

Very prompt action by the GP and setting up of tests very efficient 

Very reassuring confident and friendly 

Pleasant and professional 

Doctor was extremely attentive and helpful. He listened to all of my concerns and I didn’t feel rushed. Good experience 

Efficient Doctor with a caring nature 

Speedy service... great doctor 

Triage/ call back system with telephone appointments is brilliant 

Dr Quereshi has been fantastic. Listened, had time and helped considerably 

I have benefited from excellent care and attention all delivered in a friendly professional manner 

They are always friendly, listen to you and reassure you. 

I can always get an appointment when I need one. All doctors & nurses are lovely 

Mandy was really friendly and helpful 

Client centred approach & timely appointments. Very friendly GP, very happy all round 

The Dr and staff were very helpful and didn't keep me waiting at all 

Staff extremely helpful and pleasant 

I have always been treated on time - or not far off -- and always with a friendly approach from doctors and nurses. The reception team always do their best to fit me in 


Getting an appointment was a little difficult (I had to wait a week before one became available) although the nature of my enquiry meant that wasn't a big problem. Other than that, the experience was very good 

Very satisfied with appointment arrangements 

Shauna is very helpful and friendly 

Great service Phone system archaic 

Friendly staff and nurse 

Excellent service 

Very good doctor who dealt and listened to my problem and put plans into place Phone system needs improving 

The nurse I saw was very good and the receptionists were very helpful 

Most of the time the receptionist will get you appointment" 

Very quick and efficient 

Fast appointment really helpful 

Surgery was very overcrowded today and I couldn’t park. I had a job getting to the front desk to sign in as well so maybe it would be better to space the appointments out more to avoid this happening. 

Professional care but the appointment was 30 mins late 

No problems with doctor. I have changed my address twice and it hasn’t been processed. Please amend! 

Friendly helpful staff 

Got through to a doctor to discuss my concerns and was taken seriously. Very professional and caring doctor who explained everything in layman’s terms." 



The difficulty involved in making an appointment. The situation doesn’t work if you are required to speak to a GP before qualifying for an appointment 

I went to see the doctor on 24th October who made a referral. I then received a letter to say the doctors need to carry out some tests before I can be referred. Should the doctor know what tests need to be carried out before making a referral. I think went to the surgery today and tried to make an appointment that my husband has into a joint appointment to ensure that there is no further delay and was told that I couldn’t change the appointment. The only additional thing that I needed was a BMI check. My appoint has now been moved from 4th December to 18th December for something the doctor should have done suiting the appointment that I attended 24th October 


A diabetic review which did not help at all and wasn’t required