Failing surgery to be taken over by Trust

A GP surgery in Caversham which was put into special measures is to be taken over by Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

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Berkshire surgery to be run by health trust

A GP practice in Reading has been placed into the emergency care of the local NHS trust after being put into special measures earlier this year.

Priory Avenue Surgery received a damning report by the Care Quality Commission which identified problems with access to doctors and a shortage of both clinical and non clinical staff.

It will now be run by the Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust which also manages Prospect Park Hospital in Reading and the West call out-of-hours GP service. Mel Bloor has our report.

Surgery to be taken over by health trust

A GP surgery in Reading which was put into special measures has been taken over by the local foundation trust.

A report by the Care Quality Commission said their were 'staffing issues' at the Priory Avenue Surgery in Caversham, which serves around eight thousand patients.

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