Welcome to The Practice
The Practice is a member of the
Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust. This
independent Trust is responsible for delivering health services to local
This is an old established practice dating back to the 1960s Dr P.M.
Kawar (the principal GP) took over from Dr Bloomfield in 1994.
We are a eight doctor practice 3 males and 5 females. We also have a
Nurse Practitioner, 2 Practice Nurses and a Health Care Assistant.
The surgery is located within St James Health Centre, 47 St James
Street, Walthamstow, London E17 7NH. Telephone
020 3233 0870.
Access to the Health Centre and its consulting rooms is
available for disabled visitors.
Car parking facilities are available at the public Pay and Display Car
Park adjacent to the Health Centre.
We are proud to be recognised both as a Teaching Practice for
Undergraduate Students from the Royal London and Barts & Royal
Free/University College London Medical Schools and as a Post Graduate
Training Practice for GP Registrars.
You may sometimes see a medical student in addition to the Doctor. This
is an essential part of student training for future doctors; all student
activity is supervised by your doctor. If, however, you wish to be seen
alone, a quick word with the receptionist will ensure you can do so
without embarrassment. Some consultations may be videoed for learning
purposes for doctors under training but never without your written
We are fully computerised and it is important that data is kept up to
date. We would therefore be grateful if you could tell us promptly if
you change your name, address, telephone number etc.