Forest Edge Practice

Hainault Health Centre
Manford Way Chigwell, Essex IG7 4DF
Tel 020 8500 9938      Appointments 020 8559 9996

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Welcome to the website for the
Forest Edge Practice.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information

What to do if you have symptoms:

Stay at home for 7 days if you have either

  1. a high temperature
  2. a new continuous cough

Do not go to your GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital

You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you are self-isolating

Please click here to see the latest NHS advice about Coronavirus


Service Promotion - Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT)

Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT), is an NHS primary care service in England which offers a free and confidential evidence based psychological therapy service for people who are 18 year of age and over and who are feeling stressed, anxious, low in mood or depressed.
For further information on this service please contact 0300 555 1220 or visit: Please note there is an option on the website for patients to complete an online self-referral.

Patient Information leaflet

Please click here to see the latest version of our patient information leaflet.

General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR)Patient Information leaflet

GDPR is a Europe-wide regulation covering data protection and privacy for all individuals within the European union. The practice has published its Privacy Notice which allows patients to see how the practice looks after the medical information we have about patients.
Please see the documents below for more information.

Please click here to view Privacy Policy 1 - how the practice uses your information to provide you with healthcare

Please click here to view Privacy Policy 2 - How your information is used for medical research and to measure the quality of care

Please click here to view Privacy Policy 3 - National Screening programmes

Please click here to view Privacy Policy 4 - How your data is shared so that the practice can meet legal requirements

Care Quality Commission (CQC) Visit to the Practice

Please click here to view the full report of the CQC visit in April 2016. The overall rating was Good

You can view recent newsletters from the Patient Participation Group - please contact us if you wish to join the group.

Please click here to view our Jan 2018 Newsletter

Please click here to view our Oct 2017 Newsletter

Please click here to view our Apr 2017 Newsletter

Please click here to view our Jan 2017 Newsletter

Older versions of the newsletters can be viewed in our Newsletter Archive

Practice Survey 2014

Many thanks again to all the patients who completed our practice survey - the results and the action plan are available by clicking on the links below:

Local Patient Participation Report 2014
This document includes our Action Plan on page 12, which shows our plans for the year ahead.

Patient Survey 2014
Click on the link above to view the survey results

Pleaseclick here to download the NHS "Better information means better care" leaflet which explains the NHS project to share patient data

This site has been designed to help you make the best of the services we offer, and also to offer you information about other health services.

The site allows you to book appointments online with your GP . You can also order Repeat Prescriptions, and request that they be delivered to one of the local pharmacies.

Patient Information
tells you about the practice, requesting home visits, and so on.

Clinics is a list of the various clinics we run at the practice - please contact us if you need further information, or the clinic you require is not listed.

Out of hours is a detailed information source about all of the services available locally, including dentists, pharmacies, walk-in clinics, and so on.

Self-help is an index of websites arranged by disease, plus some online medical journals.

All GP practices are required to declare the mean earnings (e.g. average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice.

The average pay for GPs working in Forest Edge Practice in the last financial year was £117,840 before tax and National Insurance. This is for 4 full time GPs and 1 part time GP who worked in the practice for more than six months

We hope you find the site useful - please let us know if there any ways we could improve it