A medical centre has been ranked as one of the best GP surgeries in the Maldon district, according to new patient data.

All of the GPs overseen by the Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group have been ranked in the 2020 NHS patient survey.

The survey data is collated by asking patients their views on their experiences at the surgeries.

Which are the best rated surgeries in the area?

William Fisher Medical Centre in Southminster is rated the best for overall experience of patients in the Maldon District.

Of those who responded, 95 per cent registered at the centre said their experience was good.

This was closely followed by The Dengie Medical Partnership and Kingsway Surgery in South Woodham Ferrers who both had 91% of patients say their experience was good.

What is the average?

The average score across the surgeries in the Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group was 76 per cent.

This is below the national average, where 82 per cent of respondents to the survey ranked the overall experience at their surgery as good.

What about the worst in Maldon district?

At the other end of the scale, the Beacon Health Group- Danbury Medical CTR was fourth from bottom of the list for overall experience.

Out of those who answered the survey, only 57 per cent said their experience at the surgery was good.

The full ranking by patient experience:

William Fisher Medical Centre (Southminster)-95%

Dengie medical partnership-91%

Kingsway surgery-91%

The tollesbury practice- 85%

Greenwood surgery-78%

Burnham surgery-77%

Blackwater medical centre- 75%

Longfield Medical Centre-69%

Beacon Health Group- Danbury medical CTR-58%