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GP rankings: the top 10 GP practices in Barnet’s NHS area

These are the top 10 surgeries in the area by the percentage of people who rated the service as good or very good reports Andrew Dowdeswell, Data Reporter

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The 2023 GP Patient survey was published earlier this year, revealing what patients thought of their local GP practice.

The annual survey saw around 760,000 patients complete a questionnaire asking about their experiences with the local GP surgery.

The NHS England figures showed overall satisfaction in GPs across England fell to its lowest level since the survey began in 2018, with 71.3% of patients rating the service as “good” or “very good” in 2023 – down from 72.4% in 2022.

But where are the highest-rated GP practices in the north central London NHS area covering Barnet?

We ranked the top 10 in the area by the percentage of people who rated the service as good or very good, excluding those with fewer than 100 responses.

1. Drs Joseph Adler and Frazer Rosenberg

Of the 140 people who responded to the GP survey, 95.3% described their overall experience of Drs Joseph Adler and Frazer Rosenberg as “good” or “very good”.

Some 82% said the practice was very good, while 13.4% said it was good. A further 1.5% said it was poor, while no one described the service as very poor.

2. Park End Surgery

Coming in second was Park End Surgery, where 61% of 113 people said their experience at the practice was very good, and 29.9% described it as good.

It meant the practice was rated at least good by 90.9% of patients, making it the second-highest rated practice in north central London.

Meanwhile, 1.5% described the service as poor or very poor.

3. The Miller Practice

The Miller Practice came in third with a score of 90.1%.

Some 53.1% of patients at the practice rated the service as very good, while a further 37% believed it was just good.

Meanwhile, 1.5% described the service as poor, but no one said it was very poor.

4. The Muswell Hill Practice

Coming in just outside the top three was the Muswell Hill Practice, which 90% of 120 patients rated as good or very good.

The practice was rated very good by 64.2% of patients, and good by 25.9%.

However, no patients said the service was very poor, but 1.5% said it was poor.

5. Fortune Green Road Surgery

Rounding out the top five GP practices in north central London was Fortune Green Road Surgery.

Of the 119 patients who responded to the GP survey, 89.4% said their experience at the practice was either good or very good.

This included 54.4% saying the practice was “very good”, the highest grade on the survey.

6. Museum Practice

With 88.9% of 115 patients grading the practice as good or very good, Museum Practice ranked sixth in north central London.

At the other end of the scale, just 5.2% said their overall experience was poor or very poor.

7. Oakleigh Road Health Centre

At seventh place in the rankings was Oakleigh Road Health Centre.

Patients’ experience at the practice was rated as good or very good by 88.8% of the 117 respondents to the GP survey.

Of those, 45.9% rated it as very good.

8. Sobell Medical Centre

Sobell Medical Centre lands at eighth in north central London.

This is thanks to 88% of patients at the practice describing their overall experience there as good or very good.

Of them, 60% said the service was very good, while 28% described it as good.

9. Adelaide Medical Centre

Coming it at ninth in the rankings is Adelaide Medical Centre.

Some 87.6% of the 117 patients who responded to the GP survey graded its service as good or very good.

At the other end of the scale, 1.9% said their experience at the practice was very poor.

10. Parliament Hill Surgery

Rounding out the top 10 GP practices in north central London is Parliament Hill Surgery, which was graded good or very good by 87.4% of patients who responded to the GP survey.

However, 3.6% rated the service as very poor, the lowest possible grade.


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