CQC rates Melrose Surgery on London Road as ‘good’

The English health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), reported on the Melrose Surgery, opposite the Royal Berkshire Hospital on London Road, on 17 May 2018 and rated it as ‘good‘.

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CQC says the Willows residential home on Hexham Road “requires improvement”

The English health and social care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC), inspected the Willows Specialist Dementia Unit and Intermediate Care Service on Hexham Road in March and said that it “requires improvement.”

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Milman Road Health Centre gets a new website on 9 May

The new Milman Road Health Centre website, available from 9 May.

Milman Road Health Centre will get a new website on 9 May. Health centre manager Anne-Marie Dykes said that the new website will allow greater online interaction with the practice and help to reduce telephone traffic. She added that it will allow patients to communicate with the health centre when it suits them and the practice will aim to answer questions within two working days.

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Patients’ opinions mixed on south Reading GP surgeries

NHS England published the results of their GP patient survey in July. The survey assessed patients’ experience of their GP practice across the country. The surgeries with the highest patient satisfaction in the town tended to be in Caversham and Tilehurst, while the surgeries with the lowest patient satisfaction clustered around Calcot, Whitley and the town centre.

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