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We would be grateful if you would complete this survey about your general practice. Your doctors want to provide the highest standard of care. Feedback from this survey will help them to identify areas that may need improvement. Your opinions are very valuable.

Please answer ALL the questions that apply to you. There are no right or wrong answers and your doctor will NOT be able to identify your individual answers.

Thank you.

About Receptionists and Appointments

Q1 How helpful do you find the receptionists at your GP practice?

  81%
  14%
  1%
  1%
  0%

Q2 How easy is it to get through to someone at your GP practice on the phone?

  50%
  41%
  5%
  2%
  0%
  0%

Q3 How easy is it to speak to a doctor or nurse on the phone at your GP practice?

  27%
  33%
  3%
  4%
  10%
  20%

Q4 If you need to see a GP urgently, can you normally get seen on the same day?

  61%
  15%
  22%
  2%

Q5 How important is it to you to be able to book appointments ahead of time in your practice?

  84%
  15%

Q6 How easy is it to book ahead in your practice?

  52%
  33%
  8%
  1%
  0%
  2%

Q7 How do you normally book your appointments at your practice? Please tick all boxes that apply.

  45%
  87%
  0%
  0%

Q8 Which of the following methods would you prefer to use to book appointments at your practice? Please tick all boxes that apply.

  44%
  88%
  22%
  0%

Thinking of times when you want to see a particular doctor:

Q9 How quickly do you usually get seen?

  19%
  50%
  14%
  7%
  5%
  5%

Q10 How do you rate this?

  23%
  28%
  19%
  13%
  3%
  1%
  6%
  7%

Thinking of times when you are willing to see any doctor:

Q11 How quickly do you usually get seen?

  52%
  32%
  4%
  4%
  4%
  4%

Q12 How do you rate this?

  38%
  26%
  13%
  10%
  4%
  0%
  4%
  5%

Thinking of your most recent consultation with a doctor or nurse

Q13 How long did you wait for your consultation to start?

  7%
  45%
  27%
  10%
  2%
  0%
  9%

Q14 How do you rate this?

  21%
  26%
  22%
  19%
  2%
  0%
  0%
  10%

About opening times

Q15 Is your GP practice currently open at times that are convenient to you?

  85%
  6%
  2%
  7%

Q16 Which of the following additional opening hours would make it easier for you to see or speak to someone? Please tick all boxes that apply.

  1%
  9%
  6%
  7%
  1%
  3%

About seeing the doctor of your choice

Q17 Is there a particular GP you usually prefer to see or speak to?

  58%
  37%
  0%
  5%

Q18 How often do you see or speak to the GP you prefer?

  35%
  17%
  7%
  0%
  0%
  41%

How good was the last GP you saw at each of the following?

(If you haven’t seen a GP in your practice in the last 6 months, please go to Q25)

Q19 Giving you enough time

  63%
  27%
  2%
  0%
  0%
  0%
  8%

Q20 Listening to you

  64%
  27%
  1%
  0%
  0%
  0%
  8%

Q21 Explaining tests and treatments

  58%
  30%
  2%
  0%
  0%
  1%
  9%

Q22 Involving you in decisions about your care

  54%
  27%
  4%
  0%
  0%
  7%
  8%

Q23 Treating you with care and concern

  61%
  29%
  1%
  0%
  0%
  0%
  9%

Q24 Did you have confidence and trust in the GP you saw or spoke to?

  79%
  13%
  1%
  0%
  7%

If you know the name of the GP you last saw, please write it here:

How good was the last nurse you saw at each of the following?

(If you haven’t seen a nurse in your practice in the last 6 months, please go to Q31)

Q25 Giving you enough time

  54%
  22%
  0%
  0%
  0%
  6%
  18%

Q26 Listening to you

  54%
  22%
  0%
  0%
  0%
  6%
  18%

Q27 Explaining tests and treatments

  48%
  22%
  1%
  0%
  0%
  8%
  21%

Q28 Involving you in decisions about your care

  47%
  21%
  0%
  0%
  0%
  12%
  20%

Q29 Treating you with care and concern

  54%
  19%
  1%
  0%
  0%
  7%
  19%

Q30 Did you have confidence and trust in the nurse you saw or spoke to?

  66%
  10%
  0%
  3%
  21%

If you know the name of the nurse you last saw, please write it here:

About care from your doctors and nurses

Thinking about the care you get from your doctors and nurses overall, how well does the practice help you to:

Q31 Understand your health problems?

  85%
  9%
  1%
  2%
  3%

Q32 Cope with your health problems

  84%
  11%
  1%
  1%
  3%

Q33 Keep yourself healthy

  75%
  14%
  1%
  4%
  6%

Q34 Overall, how would you describe your experience of your GP surgery?

  55%
  32%
  6%
  1%
  1%
  0%
  5%

Q35 Would you recommend your GP surgery to someone who has just moved to your local area?

  80%
  16%
  0%
  1%
  0%
  3%

It will help us to understand your answers if you could tell us a little about yourself

Q36 Are you?

  33%
  64%
  3%

Q37 How old are you?

  0%
  19%
  35%
  21%
  22%
  3%

Q38 Do you have a long-standing health conditions/disability?

  63%
  30%
  4%
  3%

Q39 What is your ethnic group?

  80%
  5%
  2%
  4%
  0%
  2%
  7%

Q40 Which of the following best describes you?

  38%
  0%
  2%
  3%
  5%
  45%
  1%
  6%

Finally, please add any other comments you would like to make about your GP practice:

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