We are now making flu vaccination appointments available on Saturday 16th September 2023 (morning). To check if you are eligible please click on the link below: Flu vaccination eligibility: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-flu-immunisation-programme-plan/national-flu-immunisation-programme-2022-to-2023-letter We are expecting to have Covid-19 booster vaccinations available on that day for anyone over 65 years old who would like it; we are still awaiting an updated guide / deliveries from the government and will post further details here once available. To book your vaccination appointment please go onto...
At Riverside Surgery we have grown rapidly in the last 3 years, gaining over 5% in our list size - with the list size continuing to grow at this fast pace. As a result the quality of service we are able to deliver to our current patient group is at a critical point. We are proud of the service we currently offer our patients, but we are concerned that if we continue to grow at such a rapid rate, we are...
Today, at Riverside Surgery, staff have been supporting #WorldDownSyndromeDay by wearing mismatched colourful socks. The idea is to start a conversation, so when people ask you about your socks you can tell them, “I’m wearing them to raise awareness of Down syndrome”. World Down Syndrome Day (WDSD) , 21 March, is a global awareness day which has been officially observed by the United Nations since 2012. The date for WDSD being the 21st day of the 3rd month, was selected...
We are encouraging our patients this coming month to drop-in and check your blood pressure. This simple 2-minute job could be life saving as high blood pressure is known to be a silent disease. Patients are typically not aware of having high blood pressure until they have a heart attack or stroke. By checking it, we can manage any blood pressures which are found to be high and reduce your chance one of these potentially fatal attacks. Our blood pressure...
We are excited to announce that we have now launched eConsult for our patients. The service is available on the practice website and will allow patients to ask for advice about their health conditions, symptoms or request sick notes, GP letters, fit notes and other admin queries online. eConsult is available most of the time, including overnight and on the weekend. You can go to our practice website, click on the ‘Contact our doctors online’ button and tell us what...
Improved Access clinics are available Monday - Friday 6.30pm - 8pm, Saturday and Sunday at select times. We also operate Extended hours phone appointments Monday - Friday 7am - 8am (pre-bookable only). Please ask us for more details.
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