Forest Edge Practice

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

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1.50 to 3.00 pm

The practice has a weekly ante-natal clinic run by a midwife and one of the GPs. Please see the practice nurse if you need a pregnancy test. By appointment only


By appointment

By appointment with the practice nurse

Baby Clinic

1.30 to 3.30

New baby registration and immunisations by appointment, health visitor offers walk-in service

Cardiac Clinic

By appointment with the Health Care Assistant

We are keen to help you to prevent heart attacks and strokes from occurring and recurring. We test people (screen) for the presence of risk factors, eg smoking, high blood pressure and high blood fat levels (cholesterol), which can increase your risk of a heart attack or stroke


Please discuss with your GP


Diabetic clinic

By appointment

By appointment with the practice nurse

Family Planning (including coil fitting) By appointment Family planning advice is a service offered by all GPs and nurses. Dr. Rowena Cameron-Mowat is trained to fit IUCDs (coils).
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.

Minor surgery (removal of warts, joint injections, etc)


Please discuss with your doctor, who will arrange a time with you

Smoking Cessation

By appointment

If you want help giving up smoking, please make an appointment with the practice nurses, who specialise in helping patients to quit. Please click here for details of other Stop Smoking Services in the area.

Travel By appointment Travel Vaccinations
If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to complete a Travel Risk Assessment Form. These forms are available from reception or can be found here. Once completed please hand the form in to reception and the surgery will contact you with details of vaccinations required and to agree a convenient appointment time.

PLease click here to view our Travel Health Advice form.

We advise you to plan well in advance, 8 weeks if possible, in order to organise a schedule to give time for vaccines to work and to ensure that you get an appointment as we cannot guarantee an appointment at short notice.

Not all travel vaccinations are available on the NHS.

Please click here for a list of the vaccines recommended for each country.
Weight Reduction By appointment As well as offering weight reduction advice by appointment with GP or nurse, the practice offers a nurse-led slimming clinic on Thursdays, 9.30 to 10.00 am

Well woman (including cervical smears)

By appointment with the practice nurse