News 16/6/2020 - Riverside Medical Practice will be closed for a short period between 12 noon and 2pm Staff Training.
on Tuesday 16th June for internal staff training. If you require urgent medical assistance during this time please call 07511 044891. Please note this number is only operational on this day, during these times
New Newsletter - Spring 2020
Please see updated newsletter Spring Newsletter 2020
Coronavirus - Information for Patients - Updated 22/04/2020.
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
What to do if you have symptoms
Stay at home for 7 days if you have either:
- a high temperature
- a new continuous cough
DO NOT GO TO A GP SURGERY, PHARMACY OR HOSPITAL.
You do not need to contact NHS 111 to tell them you’re staying at home.
Read the advice about staying at home
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
USE THE 111 CORONAVIRUS SERVICE
Everyone is being reminded to follow Public Health England advice to:
- Always carry tissues with you and use them to catch your cough or sneeze. Then bin the tissue, and wash your hands, or use a sanitiser gel.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water, especially after using public transport. Use a sanitiser gel if soap and water are not available.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Avoid close contact with people who are unwell.
You can find the latest information and advice from Public Health England at www.gov.uk/coronavirus.
PLEASE SEE ADVICE FOR PARENTS BELOW
Covid advice for parents when child unwell or injured.
COVID A book for children
Changes to working practices at Riverside Medical Practice 23/03/2020.**
Please see attached our updated newsletter which updates patients on the changes we have implemented in line with changes to general practice as a result of COVID19. Please stay at home where possible and do not attend the surgery unless directed to do so by a member of our team - Click the link for further details Special newsletter
Autumn 2019 - Newsletter - Autumn 2019
Riverside Medical Practice receive GOOD CQC rating 10/10/2019.
On Wednesday 4th September the Care Quality Commission (CQC) undertook an announced focused inspection on Riverside Medical Practice. As a practice we are proud to confirm the practice has retained its 'Good' rating in all areas. To see a full copy of the report please click on the link Riverside CQC Report
Invitation to Patient Participation Group Meeting - 12th September 2019 - 12/06/2019
Please see attached invite from our PPG Chair inviting patients to attend the next PPG meeting on the 12th September - come and join us and review proposals for the new surgery. Invitation from PPG Chair
Breaking News - New Building Secured 07/06/2019 - Press Release
We invite you to share in our exciting news about our new premises.