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WE ARE NOW TAKING BOOKINGS FOR FLU VACCINATIONS.  More details below.

Practice Closures: 

1300 - 1400 every day for COVID planning 

Friday 25th December 2020

Monday 28th December 2020

Friday 1st January 2020

Monday 4th January 2021

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

The Practice will only be open for pre-booked flu appointments on the following dates:

Friday 16th October 2020

This means there will be no telephone or emergency service.  All calls and on the day contacts will be routed to NHS24. 

SMEARS - Please don’t ignore your next smear invite.  If you missed your last smear test, contact us to find a time that suits you.  All women aged 25-64 across Scotland are invited to have a cervical screening test every three years from age 25-49 and every five years from age 50-64.

**PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND YOUR APPOINTMENT UNLESS ASKED TO BY A CLINICIAN **

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Welcome to Riverside Medical Practice

With patients' needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

Please assist our receptionists when you are asked for what may seem like personal details – the information is to help the doctor, nurse or healthcare assistant who is going to be dealing with your problem. All staff are bound by confidentiality protocols.

Flu Season 2020/2021

We are now taking bookings for flu vaccinations for patients eligible in Phase One. 

Phase one

Individuals aged 65 years and Over

Individuals aged 18 to 65 with "at Risk" Conditions

Individuals who share a household with someone who was shielding

If you do not meet the above criteria please check back here at a later date for more information.

Phase two - Early/Mid December onward

On the advice of NHS Highland the patients aged 60 to 64 who are not in an at "Risk group" are not due to be called in for their vaccine until December 2020.  We do not have the vaccine currently in stock for these patients so please refrain from contacting the practice.

If you are registered for online appointments please click the link and book an appointment online:

https://www.patient-services.co.uk/login

Otherwise please contact the surgery on 01463 715999 to book an appointment.

FOR FLU CLINIC FAQs - CLICK HERE

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you've developed a new continuous cough OR fever OR loss/change in sense of smell or taste, stay at home for 7 days from the day your symptoms started. 

Please visit the website below to arrange testing if you have any of the above symptoms:  

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested 

For all our Coronavirus information, please CLICK HERE

Video Consultations

If you have a video consultation, please CLICK HERE

 InSPIRE

In 2017, a national campaign launched to make everyone in Scotland of the way the NHS are improving how it uses information from GP patient records.   For further information please consult www.spire.scot or call NHS Inform on 0800 22 44 88. 

Chronic Medication Service/Serial Prescribing

Riverside Medical practice is encouraging all patients prescribed repeat medication to register for the chronic medication service (CMS). This is a NHS service provided by all community pharmacies. The pharmacist will provide you with a review of your medication and discuss any problems you have, enabling you to get most benefit from your medicines. If you are registered for this service your doctor may issue you a serial prescription, which lasts for 24/48 weeks, and allows you to get further supplies of your regular medicines direct from the pharmacy. Please refer to the community pharmacy, of your choice, if you have any questions and also to register you for the service.

Important notice re online prescriptions

Please note the contraceptive pill cannot be ordered online - this prescription is obtained from the Practice Nurse when you attend your annual review appointment).  Click here to order your prescription on line

Get Well, Keep Well

Of course we’re not just here for when you are unwell. Our team of healthcare professionals and back-up staff offer a number of clinics and services to promote good health and wellbeing whatever your medical condition.

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We hope you enjoy having a look around the site and familiarising yourself with some of the online features.  Whatever your thoughts, be sure to let us know via our feedback function. Comments and suggestions are always a great way of helping us continue to enhance the way we look after you.

 

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