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Hello and Welcome to Forest House Surgery

the exterior of the surgery

Our surgery is based in a Grade II listed building that has been converted and extended to provide an attractive environment from which to offer a high standard of healthcare.

This website has been designed to tell you all about our practice and the professional medical services we offer so please read it carefully. We trust you will find the information within informative and useful in planning the services you require from us.

Not only does this website contain a lot of useful information regarding our practice but also information about other medical conditions and services. Please bookmark our website for future reference.

To launch the online portal please 'click' on the picture above.

You can now contact the surgery online to tell us about your non urgent medical problem or ask an admin question.

You can ask for help anytime, anywhere within the UK, and with any device. 

Using Online Consultations allows us to quickly and safely decide on the best way to help you, your child, or an adult in your care.  We will aim to respond to your query within 48 hours during our opening hours

Our Doctors

Practice Partners

Dr K Badiani - Male

Dr A Rao - Female

Dr J Watson - Female

Dr J Scott - Male

Dr K Johal-Male

Salaried Doctors

Dr P Panchal - Male

Dr G Pettifer-Male

Dr A Karia-Female

Additional Features

24 Hour Automated Telephone System

Forest House Surgery has a new telephone system with some new features.

The new telephone system enables patients to make pre-bookable appointments with a Doctor, up to a month in advance, and also check, amend or cancel any other appointments at the surgery. This will give patients greater control over booking appointments.

The line is now open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, so you no longer have to wait for the surgery to open to book your appointment.

Please note this is for a pre-bookable appointment not for same day appointments. To book a same day appointment please speak to receptionist.

Online Services

Our patients can now use the internet to:

  • Book and cancel appointments with a GP
  • Request repeat prescriptions for any medication they are taking regularly
  • Look at their coded medical record

For access to this facility please ask at reception for a username and password, Please be aware there is a form to fill in and we will need identification to register you, for example- Passport, Picture Driving Licence, Utility Bill/Bank Statement dated within 3 months (not mobile phone). 

Disabled Facilities

We offer reserved car parking spaces for the disabled and wheelchair access to our building. A disabled patients' WC is provided and there is a door chime at the front entrance to alert staff to patients requiring help with entering the building. We also have available wheelchairs to transfer patients from the car park in to the surgery, please ask at reception if you require this service. There is also a hearing loop on our reception for the hard of hearing. We now offer parking facilities for mobility scooters.

Hearing Loop

hearing loop sticker on surgery door

Mobility Scooter Parking

plaque for parking for mobility scooters on surgery exterior wall

  Accessible Toilet and Baby Changing Facilities

  Accessible Toilet and Baby Changing Facilities

 Assistance Dogs are permitted in all areas of this building

Baby Friendly

Within the surgery we offer a baby changing area. We appreciate that you may require to feed your baby and we are a breast feeding friendly practice. If a nursing mother would like additional privacy please ask at reception. Feel free to bring prams and pushchairs in to the surgery.

Self-Testing Blood Pressure (BP) Machine

Within the main reception area we offer the ability for patients to use a self-testing BP machine. No appointment is necessary to use this machine. These results are handed in to reception and we ensure these are inputted to your record and viewed by a GP.

N.B. If you have been asked to make an appointment with the GP or Nurse for a BP check, you must still do so.

This self-testing BP machine was kindly donated by one of our patients Mr Brian Smith.

Self-Testing Blood Pressure Machine in Reception

Self-Testing Blood Pressure Machine in Reception

Self Check In Screens

In our main reception we have two Self Check In screens. This allows you to sign in without the need to queue at the reception area.

The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed.

Please do not try to contact us via email as we cannot guarantee a response.

Contact Details

Forest House Surgery

  • Telephone 01509 508412
  • Out of Hours 0845 0450411 (8am - 8.30am) OR 111 (6.30pm - 8am)
Opening Hours

Reception Times

  • Monday08:30 - 12:00, 12:00 - 18:30
  • Tuesday08:30 - 12:00, 12:00 - 18:30
  • Wednesday08:30 - 12:00, 12:00 - 18:30
  • Thursday08:30 - 12:00, 12:00 - 18:30
  • Friday08:30 - 12:00, 12:00 - 18:30
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed

Surgery Times

  • Monday08:30 - 11:20, 15:30 - 18:00
  • Tuesday08:30 - 11:30, 15:30 - 18:00
  • Wednesday08:30 - 11:30, 14:00 - 18:00
  • Thursday08:30 - 11:30, 14:00 - 18:00
  • Friday08:30 - 11:30, 15:30 - 18:00
  • SaturdayClosed
  • SundayClosed
Practice News
Information from the Care Quality Commission

Our practice is inspected by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to ensure we are meeting essential standards of quality and safety.

This widget provides a summary of the results of the latest checks carried out by the CQC.

Health Conditions A to Z

The practice would like to thank the various advertisers who have helped to produce this Website. However, it must be pointed out that the accuracy of any statements cannot be warranted, nor any products or services advertised, be guaranteed or endorsed.

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