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Dr John & Partner - The Firs

Telephone: 020 8223 9840
Address: The Firs, Stephenson Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 7JT
Website: www.thefirs.org.uk

2 out of 5 stars

Based on 26 ratings for this GP surgery


  • Patients Survey Results 2012
  • Practice Survey Results 2013


Opening times

Reception times

Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Surgery times

Monday 09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:3018:30 - 20:30
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:30
Wednesday 09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:30
Thursday 09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:30
Friday 09:00 - 12:0014:00 - 18:30
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

Out of hours

0845 075 0494

Last verified on 22/05/2014


  • Terry John
  • Festus Akingbala
  • Dr Freeha Ahmed
  • Dr Farakh Iqbal

To read more about us and to find other staff members please view our staff page.

GPs at this practice

3 male and 1 female GPs

Additional languages spoken

Spanish, Youruba, Bangladeshi

Online facilities

  • Online appointment booking is available Online appointment booking
  • Order or view repeat prescriptions online is available Order or view repeat prescriptions online
  • Online access to medical records is not available Online access to medical records
  • Online access to view test results is available Online access to view test results

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Data source: HSCIC


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Our facilities

Patient can now pre-book or cancel an appointment, request a repeat prescription or pre-register on line. Please inform the practice to provide you with your access pin.

Latest news

My Health London Logo

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Last updated on 28 June 2012.

Patients Survey Results 2012

The Practice Survey 2012-2013 is now ready to view.  Please see attachments below.

Last updated on 22 March 2013.

Practice Survey Results 2013

The practice survey 2013 is now ready to view.  Please see attachments below.

Associated document

PR_9936__Practice_Report_2012-2013.pdf (.pdf, 152.99 KB)

Last updated on 22 March 2013.

Key facts

Registered patients


More on how we perform

We are currently accepting new patients

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Latest reviews of this gp practice

Shocking reflection on the declining NHS system

appalling service: still awaiting to see my doctor for 1st time since registering in December; being passed on & on to other passer-by do...

27 April 2015


That's all I can say. If you work full time and can't take lots of days off just hoping to get an appointment for the day, forget it.

19 March 2015

Poor service

I registered with the practice a little over two years and it was the worst decision of my life. It is such a rotten place for any one wi...

17 February 2015

i never get the appointment when i badly need it

Is very difficult to get trough by phone and finally when you have the connection theres no appointments left.This did not happen only o...

3 November 2014

Getting an appointment = banging head against brick wall

Having looked back through other reviews, it seems they still have the same problem they have had for years... Terrible appointment booki...

2 October 2014

Patient Participation Group

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Last updated on 22 May 2014.

Information supplied by NHS Waltham Forest CCG