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Practice Closures: 

Please note that in line with all NHS Scotland, Riverside Medical Practice will be closed on the following dates:

Friday 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
Monday 2nd May 2022
Friday 3rd June 2022
Friday 1st July 2022
Monday 1st August 2022
Monday 26th December 2022
Tuesday 27th December 2022
Monday 2nd January 2023
Tuesday 3rd January 2023
The surgery will only be open for pre-booked appointments on the following dates:
Monday 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
Friday 14th October 2022
The phone lines will be closed therefore if you require medical advice that can't wait until the phones reopen the following morning, please contact NHS24 on 111.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.  

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.

Non-NHS Services

Some services provided are not covered under our contract with the NHS and therefohealth_clipboardre attract charges. Examples include the following:

  • Medicals for pre-employment, sports and driving requirements (HGV, PSV etc.)
  • Insurance claim forms
  • Passport signing
  • Prescriptions for taking medication abroad
  • Private sick notes
  • Vaccination certificates

The fees charged are based on the British Medical Association (BMA) suggested scales and our reception staff will be happy to advise you about them along with appointment availability.
 

ENG1 Medicals

In accordance with GDPR below please see Maritime and Coast Guard Agency ENG Medicals Privacy and Consent Statement can be accessed using the link below.

Privacy and Consent Statement - ENG 2 Annex A

CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau)

The CAB no longer has an outreach service at our Practice.  Please contact CAB in Inverness on 01463 237664 and they can arrange an appointment for you to discuss:

  • Benefits (benefit checks, applications, challenging benefit decisions, etc.)
  • Housing (applications, accessible housing, adaptations, homelessness, eviction processes, etc.)
  • Employment (flexible working, grievance / disciplinary, discrimination, etc.)
  • Debt (all aspects of money advice, including remedies)
  • Community Care (problems with access to and provision of care, identifying appropriate local groups, etc.

 

 
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