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Spring Street Surgery Good Also known as Dr Orton & Partners

Inspection Summary

Overall summary & rating


Updated 20 August 2020

We had previously carried out an announced comprehensive inspection at Spring Street Surgery in July 2018 where the practice was rated was inadequate and was placed into special measures. We re-inspected in April 2019 and the practice had made significant improvements and was rated good overall but requires improvement for the safe domain. The full comprehensive reports for the July 2018 and April 2019 inspection can be found by selecting the ‘all reports’ link for Spring Street Surgery on our website

We carried out an announced desk based focused inspection at Spring Street Surgery on 28 July 2020. This was to confirm the practice had carried out their plan to make the improvements required as identified at our previous inspection on 29 April 2019. We are mindful of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on our regulatory function. We will continue to discharge our regulatory enforcement functions required to keep people safe and to hold providers to account where it is necessary for us to do so.

We found that the practice had completed the actions required and was compliant with the regulation.

We based our judgement of the quality of care at this service on a combination of:

We have rated this practice as Good for providing safe care.

Previously the practice was rated as requires improvement for providing safe care because:

At this inspection we found:

At our previous inspection we found areas where the practice should try to improve. These were:

The practice had reviewed these, and we found at this inspection:

Details of our findings and the evidence supporting our ratings are set out in the evidence tables.

Dr Rosie Benneyworth BM BS BMedSci MRCGP

Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care

Inspection areas










Checks on specific services

People with long term conditions


Families, children and young people


Older people


Working age people (including those recently retired and students)


People experiencing poor mental health (including people with dementia)


People whose circumstances may make them vulnerable