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Flu and Covid-19 vaccination appointments now available

We now have flu and Covid-19 vaccination appointments available most days of the week and Saturday mornings during October 2022. To check if you are eligible please click on the links below for: Flu vaccination eligibility: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/national-flu-immunisation-programme-plan/national-flu-immunisation-programme-2022-to-2023-letter Covid-19 vaccination eligibility: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-vaccination-autumn-booster-resources/a-guide-to-the-covid-19-autumn-booster Please ring and book your appointment now with our Reception team. Many thanks, The Riverside Surgery Team

Face Coverings

At Riverside Surgery we are still asking that anyone entering our building, to wear a face covering please. This includes in face to face appointments with a clinician. This is so we can continue to protect our staff and patients, especially those who are high risk and vulnerable, from any kind of transmittable disease, which includes Covid-19. If you are exempt, please still attend the Surgery but inform the receptionist before entering and wait outside until you are called. Thank...

Welcoming our newest team members

We are delighted to announce that a long standing member of our team - Dr Roxana Curtis, will now become a Partner at Riverside Surgery on 1st October 2022.

First Contact Physiotherapists (FCP)

We have recently welcomed Adeel Tariq, who is a local physiotherapist and will be working at Riverside Surgery Thursdays and Fridays. As a FCP he is able to assess patients with soft tissue, muscle and joint pains and decide on the next most appropriate management pathway which may include imaging (x-rays, MRI scan) or referral onwards to the musculoskeletal team in Cressex. We will continue to triage all our patients who call in and if appropriate to your needs we...

Retirement of Dr Hemsley and welcoming of Dr Purewal

We are sad to announce Dr Hemsley's retirement today from Riverside Surgery after 21 years of working with us. She will be really missed but we are excited that she has a lot to look forward to during her well earned retirement. We are happy though to announce that Dr Purewal will be joining us from the 1st January 2022 as a Partner. Dr Purewal has worked regularly as a locum doctor with us for the last four years and...
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Out of Hours

For advice and urgent medical attention outside our normal surgery hours, please call 111

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