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Practice Closures: 

Please note that in line with all NHS Scotland, the surgery phone lines will be closed on the following dates. 

Monday, 3 January 2022 (for New Year’s Day)
Tuesday, 4 January 2022 (for Sunday, 2 January)

Apologies for any inconvenience caused. 

COVID VACCINES FOR RIVERSIDE MEDICAL PRACTICE PATIENTS
Please contact the Practice to book your Covid vaccine if:
  • If you have not yet attended for your first vaccine
  • It is more that 6-8 weeks since your first vaccine (the second one can be given after 7 weeks and 1 day)
  • You are due your booster  - It can be given after 12 weeks
We look forward to hearing from you. 
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.

Clinics & Services

 

For all of the following clinics you need to make an appointment in advance, and some can only be booked by seeing the doctor or nurse first.scope_aple_heart

Please ask at reception:

  • Coronary Heart Disease prevention
  • Well Woman appointments (smears & instruction on breast examination)
  • Well Person appointments
  • Antenatal care - Midwife clinic; Monday & Wednesday pm, Thursday am
  • Family planning & Contraception
  • Minor surgery
  • Asthma control - with practice nurse
  • Diabetic monitoring - with practice nurse
  • Flu & Pneumococcal vaccination - clinics as advertised (usually October)
  • Travel immunisations - with practice nurse
  • Yellow Fever Immunisations - with practice nurse
  • Routine Childhood Immunisations - with health visitor or practice nurse
  • Warts & Verrucas - fortnightly clinic
  • Dressings
  • Ear wax syringing - with practice nurses
  • Elderly Screening (Over 75 clinics)

Health Promotion

  • Dietary advice
  • Exercise
  • Anti smoking advice

Joint or Muscle Problem? - MSK Referral

  • Do you need help with a joint or muscle problem?
  • Is it interfering with your life or work?
  • Do you want to know how you can help yourself?
  • For advice and self care information you can:
 
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