The best and worst GP practices in Rossendale, according to patients, have been revealed.

Patients were invited to take part in the GP Patient Survey earlier this year, letting them have their say on their local GP surgery.

The best surgeries in Rossendale, according to patients are Hazelvalley Family Practice in Haslingden, Waterfoot Medical Practice in Waterfoot and Irwell Medical Practice in Bacup.

Hazelvalley Family Practice was the highest rated, with 92 per cent of patients rating it as ‘good’ overall, while Waterfoot Medical Practice was rated as the second best in the borough, with 88 per cent of patients saying their overall experience was ‘good’.

At Irwell Medical Practice, 81 per cent of patients rated the overall experience they had as ‘good’.

The worst rated in Rossendale were Fairmore Medical Practice in Cloughfold and Whitworth Medical Centre.

Fairmore Medical Practice had an overall satisfaction rating of 46 per cent, while at Whitworth Medical Centre, 53 per cent of patients said their experience with the practice was ‘good’.

Fairmore Medical Practice and Whitworth Medical Centre were both contacted for comment by the Lancashire Telegraph.

Here is a full list: (Surgery name – the percentage of patients who rated their overall experience as ‘good’)

Hazelvalley Family Practice - 92%

Waterfoot Medical Practice - 88%

Irwell Medical Practice - 81%

Dr T Mackenzie & Partners - 73%

Ilex View Medical Practice - 64%

St James' Medical Centre - 61%

Rossendale Valley Medical Practice - 61%

Whitworth Medical Centre - 53%

Fairmore Medical Practice - 46%