The Forest Surgery

2 Macdonald Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4BA

It's Saturday 8:12 PMSorry, we're closed

NHS

Telephone: 0208 498 4988

Fax: 0870 417 3996

Out of Hours: 111

Appointments

We have an online booking system and an online triage system (E consult)  at the surgery which allows you to make or request an appointment at the surgery.

We try to make sure, you see the doctor of your choice but if they are not available we may offer you an appointment to see an alternative doctor.

Routine appointments are 10 minutes long and are booked at 10 minute intervals.  We politely request that you try to limit each consultation to discuss only one problem per consultation.   It is difficult for GPs, to address more than one problem satisfactorily within this time frame, as they are anxious not to miss important facts or to keep other patients waiting.   If you feel that you will require longer than the allocated ten minutes to discuss your medical problem please request a double appointment

Emergency appointments are available  on the day with the Prescribing Pharmacist, HCA and with duty doctor.

Prescribing Pharmacist

Please, also, consider an appointment with our prescribing pharmacist rather than a doctor. prescribing pharmacist are qualified to deal with many minor ailments and you may be seen more quickly. Our pharmacist are fully qualified to deal with the following

  • Dermatitis
  • Aches pains
  • Lower back pain
  • Vomiting/cold/cough/cold sore
  • Diarrhoea
  • Sciatica
  • Acne/Facial spots
  • Fungal infections (skin/Nails)
  • Fever/Hay fever
  • Head Lice
  • Sinusitis
  • Sore eyes/conjunctivitis/blood shot eyes /Verrucae/Warts
  • Thread worms
  • Medicine Optimisation
  • Sleep Problem
  • Stomach pains/Dyspepsia/Indigestion
  • Insect Bites
  • Cystitis
  • Boils
  • Eczema
  • Medication/changes in medication/ review
  • Sore Throat
  • Asthma annual review
  • NHS Health check up
  • Essential hypertension
  • MHRA safety Alerts
  • Oral thrush/Mouth ulcer
  • Shingles
  • Impetigo
  • Erectile Dysfunction/HRT
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • No Contraceptive patients
  • Dermal Issue
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • Blisters
  • Blocked Ears
  • Runny Nose
  • Scalp issues
  • UTIs
  • No children under 2
  • Skin conditions
  • Eye Condition
  • MUR Patients
  • Pharmacist cannot see Pregnant Women

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Opening Times

  • Monday
    8.00 - 18.30
  • Tuesday
    8.00 - 18.30
  • Wednesday
    8.00 - 18.30
  • Thursday
    8.00 - 18.30
  • Friday
    8.00 - 18.30
  • Saturday
    CLOSED
  • Sunday
    CLOSED