Despite our best efforts at calling at 8am sharp, most of us will be familiar with the sound of our GP’s busy or engaged phone line.
There are currently more than 8,000 GP practices across the UK, and analysis by the JPIMedia Data Unit has found the average GP practice size in Scotland is over 6,000.
In England, the average practice size is over 9,000. The figures were correct as of November 2020.
But how does Fife compare?
There are currently 54 GP practices in Fife. Below we reveal the top 10 GP surgeries with the greatest number of patients registered in Fife.
Does your local GP make the cut?
1. Inverkeithing Medical Group
Number of registered patients: 17,765. Address: Inverkeithing Medical Group, Inverkeithing Medical Centre, 5 Friary Court, Inverkeithing, KY11 1NU
2. Pipeland Medical Practice
Number of registered patients: 15,661. Address: Pipeland Medical Practice, St Andrews Community Hospital, Largo Road, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 8AR
3. New Park Medical Practice
Number of registered patients: 11,833. Address: New Park Medical Practice, 163 Robertson Road, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 0BL
4. Path House Medical Practice
Number of registered patients: 11,263. Address: Path House Medical Practice, 7 Nether Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 2PG