Click Here to Take the Friends and Family Test
What is the Friends and Family Test?
From 1st December 2014. it is a contractual requirement that all GP Practices undertake the NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT). The FFT is an anonymous feedback tool that supports the fundamental principle that people who use NHS Services should have the opportunity to provide feedback on their experience that can be used to improve services.
The primary aims of the FFT are to:
- gather useful feedback from people who use services that can be fed directly to staff that provide their care, in a simple format, in near real time
- identify areas where improvements can be made so practical action can be taken
- inform current and prospective patients about the experiences of those who use the practice services
Good patient experience is associated with improved patient outcomes. Various studies have shown positive associations between patient experience, patient safety and clinical effectiveness. It is therefore important that the NHS collects regular feedback from patients and takes action to address any areas of poor patient experience.
The results of the FFT are published so that patients and members of the public can see how their local services are viewed by those who have used them. The results can provide a broad measure of patient experience that can be used alongside other data to inform patient choice.
To give feedback on the service received from Little London Surgery you can complete a FFT card when you next visit the practice; although we are in the process of updating our website to allow for on-line submission in the near future.
Click here to download our information leaflet
Friends and Family Test
We use the information entered into this form only for the purposes of processing your Friends & Family Test submission.
Information entered into this form is stored and accessed securely by designated Practice staff.
Issues raised in comments may be discussed between relevant members of the Practice.
The information is used for quality monitoring purposes, in line with the expectations of the patients submitting
The form does not require personal information. Any personal information transmitted via this form may be anonymised
by the Practice when this is required to ensure compliance with General Data Protection Regulation.
All submissions are collated and sent to NHS England.
This information is retained for up to 28 days.
Should you have any concerns about sending your personal details using the web,
please use one of the alternative methods offered by our organisation.