These two areas in Surrey rank as having the best-performing NHS services across England

Two areas in Surrey rank as having some of the best performing NHS services in England – with one of the areas topping the table, according to new research.
Epsom and Ewell’s NHS services are named the best-performing in England, with an overall NHS score of 7.83/10. The average ambulance wait time for chest pain or stroke symptoms here is 27 minutes, which is 3 minutes quicker than national NHS targets. Picture: National WorldEpsom and Ewell’s NHS services are named the best-performing in England, with an overall NHS score of 7.83/10. The average ambulance wait time for chest pain or stroke symptoms here is 27 minutes, which is 3 minutes quicker than national NHS targets. Picture: National World
Epsom and Ewell’s NHS services are named the best-performing in England, with an overall NHS score of 7.83/10. The average ambulance wait time for chest pain or stroke symptoms here is 27 minutes, which is 3 minutes quicker than national NHS targets. Picture: National World

The new research, conducted by Landys Chemist, has analysed the performance of the NHS in each constituency in England, looking at factors like average ambulance wait times and access to next-day GP appointments, to reveal the UK’s best-performing NHS areas.

You can find the research in full at https://www.landyschemist.com/the-nhs-index

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Epsom and Ewell’s NHS services are named the best-performing in England, with an overall NHS score of 7.83/10. The average ambulance wait time for chest pain or stroke symptoms here is 27 minutes, which is 3 minutes quicker than national NHS targets.

Chelsea and Fulham’s NHS services rank as the second best-performing in England with an overall score of 7.80/10. The NHS here exceeds its targets where 61% of people can access next-day GP appointments, and 76% of people are seen and discharged from the hospital within 4 hours.

East Surrey ranked ninth with a waiting time score of 7.75. The average ambulance waiting time for chest pain and stroke was 27 minutes and they had 89% of occupied overnight hospital beds.

North West Northfolk ranks as the worst-performing NHS service in the country, with an NHS score of 1.90/10. The average ambulance wait time for chest pain or stroke symptoms is 38 minutes, almost 10 minutes over the NHS target.