NHS information helps answer the question How can I Find the Best Doctor in Sunderland, or any other town. This article shows the great information available and a free tool to find the best doctor for your needs.
How to Find the Best Doctor in Sunderland
The image above shows one possible way to find the best doctor in Sunderland.
GP’s from Washington, Houghton-Le-Spring and Hetton-le-Hole are also included.
In the six months to March 2017 five GP Surgeries had a patient rating of 96% or over.
Ten practices scored over 90%. Ratings drop off after these ten practices.
The NHS in England collect information from GP patients. This information shows what percentage of patients would recommend the treatment they have received to their friends and family. We review this NHS information for the last six months and show the highest rated GP surgeries. These surgeries all have at least 50 reviews.
Later in this article we show how to find the highest rated GP for cervical cancer screening.
How to Compare Ratings for Doctors
Patient’s recommending treatment received to family and friends is one way of how to compare ratings for doctors.
The Best doctor in my town page includes a free tool to compare doctor’s ratings in Sunderland and elsewhere. The same principles apply if you live in Manchester, Bristol, London or Birmingham.
To use this free tool:
- Click on the Best doctor in my town link
- Leave the top box as ‘GP Practices’
- In the second box choose ‘all above facts part 1’
- In the ‘in a location’ box put a town or postcode within England.
- Choose ‘5 miles’ from the next box.
- In the ‘sort by’ box choose ‘care quality commission inspection ratings’ or an alternative option.
The free tool compares GPs in the area. These surgeries are then ranked best to worst for the topic chosen. Information is supplied by the NHS.
Find the Best Doctors in Sunderland for Cervical Cancer Screening
This free comparison tool can Find the Best Doctors in Sunderland for Cervical Cancer Screening. Go to the Best doctor in my town page. Enter the town or post code you are interested in. Then in the ‘sort by’ box choose ‘Cervical Cancer Screening’ and click ‘update results’.
For the cervical cancer screening intervention a higher number is better. The GP Practices with the higher percentage could be the best doctors for cervical cancer screening.
How to Transfer Doctors
If you are unhappy with the treatment or care provided by your doctor you should consider changing practice. It is possible to transfer doctors, providing the medical centre you wish to transfer to will accept you.
Our How to Change GP page lists full details about the trasferring process.
Conclusion: How can I Find the Best Doctor in Sunderland
There are a number of answers to the question How can I Find the Best Doctor in Sunderland. The free GP Rating Comparison Tool on our ‘best doctor in my town’ page can help. This tool includes a lot of NHS information and doctors are ranked. The best to worst in each area are shown. Use the free tool to choose the most important criteria for your health and see how doctors near you perform.
If you are unhappy with the treatment and care provided at your medical centre you can transfer. Full details are listed in our How to Change GP page.
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