Services

We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Appointments

How to make appointments Here at Riverside Surgery we look after nearly 10,000 patients. On our busiest days we are receiving over 150 calls from patients looking to see a ... [continue] Appointments

Clinics

Antenatal care Routine antenatal check-ups are available by appointment with our midwife on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons. Childhood immunisations Our nurses run the childhood immunisation service. Please ring the surgery ... [continue] Clinics

NHS health information

There is plenty of information to help you manage your health on the NHS website. These buttons will take you to different sections of NHS and you can look up ... [continue] NHS health information

Non-NHS services

The NHS does not cover for some services under its contract and therefore non-NHS work will attract charges. Some of these services are: Private sick notes (sick notes required for ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Online services

In order to provide more convenience, choice and flexibility for our patients and how you access our services at The Riverside Surgery, you can register for online services which will ... [continue] Online services

Patient Information Leaflets

Below are some Patient Information Leaflets on common illnesses that can be managed with self-care and help. Ear wax  Verrucaes Vitamin D deficiency

Repeat prescriptions

When ordering your repeat prescription, please allow 5 working days and we ask that you request these in writing or by the following methods: By email – you can email ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Self care

Did you know that 10 of the most common minor illnesses seen by GPs can often be treated by you at home? Click on the conditions below and find out ... [continue] Self care

Sick certificates

You only need a doctor’s note if you are unable to work and are ill for longer than seven consecutive calendar days. Your employer will provide you with an SC2 ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Since our telephone lines are very busy in the early morning, we ask you to telephone for test results (eg blood, urine, x-ray) after 3pm. To ensure confidentiality, we only ... [continue] Test results

Text reminders

We are now offering text reminders to patients. This means we will send you a text to remind you if you have an appointment booked. If you would like to ... [continue] Text reminders

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with health problems that cannot be managed by any of our other skilled specialist nursing team. Before you book an appointment ... [continue] Who should I see?

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