Portsmouth Clinical Commissioning Group have published the research carried out by Healthwatch Portsmouth into the impact on patients of mergers of GP practices in Portsmouth.

Community researchers from Healthwatch Portsmouth questioned patients at four GP surgeries that have undergone mergers: Craneswater Group Practice (comprising of the former Waverley Road and Salisbury road practices),  East Shore Partnership (comprising of the former Baffins and Milton Park practices, and including a relocation of the Milton site), Portsdown Group Practice (comprising of the Portsdown and Northern Road practices, and a subsequent site closure of Northern Road), Trafalgar Medical Group Practice (comprising of the former Ramillies and Osborne Road practices, and including a subsequent closure of Ramillies)

The research report is available in the Portsmouth CCG website – Review of GP practice mergers