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We are recruiting. Please visit our current vacancies page for more details. 

Practice Closures: 

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

Friday, 15 October 2021
Monday, 27 December 2021 (for Christmas Day)
Tuesday, 28 December 2021 (for Boxing Day)
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.
  • It more than 6-8 weeks since your first vaccine
  • If you have not yet attended for your first vaccine. 
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.

CORONAVIRUS

CORONAVIRUS (Covid-19)

Visit the Coronavirus (COVID-19) page below for the latest advice:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/illnesses-and-conditions/infections-and-poisoning/coronavirus-covid-19

For the most up to date information regarding COVID-19 vaccination in Scotland please see:

https://www.nhsinform.scot/covid19vaccine

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

Coronavirus general helpline: 0800 028 2816

In view of the recent global COVID-19 outbreak, Riverside Medical Practice has made the decision to limit face to face contact with all patients.  You can still book a  consultation with a GP of your choice.  If your clinician feels you need to be seen, they will give you instructions on how and when to attend the surgery.   

 ***** PLEASE DO NOT COME TO THE PRACTICE FOR YOUR GP  APPOINTMENT *****

 

Social isolation, social distancing and shielding

New and updated information on self isolation and social distancing, including those who have received a letter from The Scottish Government:
Guidance on Self Isolation and Social Distancing for COVID 19.pdf
Scottish Government COVID-19 Helpline for patients who receive the flu injection for health reasons: 0800 111 4000
Prescriptions:
#HelpUsHelpYou by following the new guidelines about ordering medication.  Only collect the amount you need so that we can help reduce the pressure and workload for GPs and community pharmacies. 
Please note the practice is trying to reduce the amount on contacts with patients collecting prescriptions.  With this in mind we strongly suggest that you choose a pharmacy convenient for you for your prescription to be sent to. 
If you are having difficulty accessing our online prescription service, please email your request to:  high-uhb.gp55841-prescriptions@nhs.net
For more info:  www.nhs.inform.scot/coronavirus
Resources:

Social Support Information

PETAL Bereavement Support
Helpful Numbers

Epilepsy Scotland Check In Service

Resources to support emotional wellbeing and mental health------------------------------------------------------------------
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:  https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-getting-tested  to arrange a test

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THE GP PRACTICE


 
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