THE health centre in Sonning Common has been rated as outstanding
THE health centre in Sonning Common has been rated as outstanding.
The centre, in Wood Lane, is the first in the Thames Valley to receive the top rating from the Care Quality Commission, which monitors health and social care in England.
It scored outstanding on effectiveness, responsiveness and leadership and good on safety and care.
The only area highlighted as needing improvement was staff following medicine management procedure more consistently.
The practice was commended for encouraging a healthy lifestyle through promoting health walks and a cycling club.
Dr Andrew Burnett, senior partner, said: “I am proud of the high standard achieved by the whole practice team and delighted that this has been recognised by the inspectors. I am particularly grateful to our patients for their continuing support.”