The Forest Practice

0115 942 3759

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Advice for parents, families, adults and young people during the coronavirus outbreak

Please see the below links to letters with helpful tips and advice during the coronavirus outbreak. The advice includes: symptoms, advice for what to do when stuck at home, where ... [continue] Advice for parents, families, adults and young people during the coronavirus outbreak

Carers

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Complaints and compliments

We try to provide a good and comprehensive service for all of our patients, and our staff are trained to high standards in order to achieve this. If you like ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

How to register

You can come to register with the practice when the reception desk is not so busy, after 2pm. Please bring some form of identification with you such as a passport/birth certificate and a utility bill ... [continue] How to register

Measles outbreak: what to do

Measles outbreaks can happen anywhere and at any time. Since October 2017 measles outbreaks have been reported in Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester and Surrey that are all linked to ongoing ... [continue] Measles outbreak: what to do

Patient confidentiality

All members of staff are duty bound by confidentiality – this includes the temporary hospital doctors, medical students, and clinicians from other services who hold clinics at the practice. Confidentiality ... [continue] Patient confidentiality

Patient rights and responsibilities

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. It is your responsibility to keep your ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Updating your details

If you change name, address or telephone number, please let our receptionists know by calling or writing to us. If you have access to SystmOnline, you can let us know ... [continue] Updating your details

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website

Violent or abusive behaviour

We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients. If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour

When the practice is closed

What to do when the practice is closed:  If you need urgent advice whilst the practice is closed please telephone 0115 942 3759 and your call will be diverted to ... [continue] When the practice is closed