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CQC inspectors publish reports on 65 more GP practices

5 March 2015
  • Media

The Care Quality Commission has published a further 65 reports on the quality of care provided by GP practices that have been inspected under its new approach.

Following recent inspections by specialist teams, 58 of the practices have been rated as Good, one has been rated as Outstanding, four have been rated Requires Improvement and two have been rated Inadequate.

Under CQC’s new programme of inspections, all of England’s GP practices are being given a rating according to whether they are safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led.

Professor Steve Field, Chief Inspector of General Practice, said:

“We know that the vast majority of England's GPs are providing a service which is safe, effective, caring, responsive and well led. If that is what we find on inspection - we give it a rating of Good, and I congratulate the GPs and staff in these practices.

“Patients should be able to expect high quality and consistent care from every GP practice. Where we have required improvement, we will expect the practice to take the necessary steps to address the issue, and we will return at a later date to check that those improvements have been made.

"If we find a practice to be Inadequate, we will normally put it into special measures, to allow the practice to access support available from NHS England and to ensure there is coordinated response to help the practice improve.”


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Last updated:
29 May 2017

Notes to editors

Please note that we have published separate press releases on the practices rated Outstanding and Inadequate.

These are among the first GP practices to receive a rating following the introduction of our new inspection regime, which features specialist teams including GPs and practice nurses and trained members of the public.

To get to the heart of people’s experiences of care, we always ask the following five questions of services.

  • Are they safe?
  • Are they effective?
  • Are they caring?
  • Are they responsive to people’s needs?
  • Are they well-led?

For every NHS GP practice we will look at the quality of care for the following six population groups: Older people, People with long-term conditions, Families, children and young people, Working age people (including those recently retired and students), People whose circumstances may make them vulnerable, People experiencing poor mental health (including people with dementia).

GP Practices listed by CCG area

  • The Schoolhouse Surgery, Eastern Cheshire:  Outstanding

  • Attleborough Surgeries, Great Yarmouth and Waverley:  Good
  • Berkley Practice, Walsall:  Good
  • Dr Khalid and Partners, Corby:  Good
  • Dr Sinha, Rischie, Sinha, Shanker, Walsall:  Good
  • Drayton Medical Practice , Shropshire :  Good
  • East Leicester Medical Practice, Leicester City:  Good
  • Falkland Surgery, Great Yarmouth and Waveney:  Good
  • New Invention Health Centre, Walsall:  Good
  • Shipdham Surgery, Great Yarmoth and Waverley:  Good
  • Theatre Royal Surgery, Great Yarmouth and Waveney:  Good
  • Thomas Yager and Partners, West Suffolk:  Good
  • Watton Medical Practice, South Norfolk:  Good
  • West Road Surgery, Southend:  Good
  • Eastmead Avenue Surgery, Ealing:  Good
  • Edridge Road Community Health Centre, Croydon:  Good
  • Fryent Medical Centre, Brent:  Good
  • The Practice Canberra, Hammersmith and Fulham:  Good
  • The Stonebridge Practice, Brent:  Good
  • Ampleforth Surgery, Scarborough and Ryedale:  Good
  • Beech Tree Surgery, Vale of York:  Good
  • Dr Mahadeva Selvarajan, Bolton:  Good
  • Dr PF Tynan and Partners , Lancashire North :  Good
  • Dr Pulloori Jagadesham, Blackburn With Darwen:  Good
  • Dr Spielmann and Partners, Wigan Borough:  Good
  • Farrow Medical Centre, Bradford City:  Good
  • Fenham Hall Surgery, Newcastle West:  Good
  • High Pastures Surgery, South Sefton:  Good
  • Hoylake and Meols Medical Centre, Wirral:  Good
  • Lingwell Croft Surgery, Leeds South and East:  Good
  • Manchester Road Medical Centre , Eastern Cheshire:  Good
  • Seaton Park Medical Group, Northumberland:  Good
  • Shafton Lane Surgery, Leeds South and East:  Good
  • Spring View Medical Centre, Bolton:  Good
  • Station Medical Group, Northumberland:  Good
  • The Dunstan Partnership, Bolton:  Good
  • The Lakes Medical Practice, Cumbria:  Good
  • The Over Wyre Medical Practice , Fylde and Wyre:  Good
  • The Practice Radshan House , Leeds South and East:  Good
  • Axminster Medical Practice, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Barnfield Hill, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Blackbrook Surgery, Somerset:  Good
  • Castle Gardens Surgery, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Charlton Hill Surgery, West Hampshire:  Good
  • Dr Isaacs and Partners, North East Hampshire and Farnham:  Good
  • Dr J.P. Mounty and Partners, Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley:  Good
  • Drs Healy, Thornett and Sherringham, South Gloucestershire:  Good
  • Gloucester City - WG, Gloucestershire:  Good
  • Haldon House Surgery, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Mid Devon Medical Practice, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Moretonhampstead Health Centre, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Mortimer Surgery, North and West Reading :  Good
  • North Swindon Practice, Swindon:  Good
  • Raleigh Surgery, NEW Devon:  Good
  • Rochester Road Surgery, Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley:  Good
  • South Molton Health Centre, NEW Devon:  Good
  • St James Medical Practice, Somerset:  Good
  • The Cedars Surgery, Dartford, Gravesham and Swanley:  Good
  • Tilehurst Surgery Partnership, North and West Reading:  Good

  • Dr Sankar Bhattacharjee, Southend:  Requires improvement
  • Dr Raphael Rasooly, Brent:  Requires improvement
  • Dr Hans Schmid, Cumbria:  Requires improvement
  • Farningham Surgery, Dartford Gravesham and Swanley:  Requires improvement

  • Family Health Care Centre GP Practice, Great Yarmouth and Waveney:  Inadequate
  • Deanhill Surgery, Richmond:  Inadequate

About the Care Quality Commission

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

We monitor, inspect and regulate services to make sure they meet fundamental standards of quality and safety and we publish what we find to help people choose care.