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    Prescription Changes – Your Views

    Last year, the NHS spent approximately £569million on prescriptions for medicines for minor conditions which could have been bought over the counter from a high street pharmacy or supermarket. By spending less money on treating conditions that will get better by themselves, or can be easily treated by you, at home, the NHS will have... Read More

    SEPSIS – Could you recognise the symptoms?

    Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to an infection damages its own tissues and organs. The most common sites of infection leading to sepsis are the lungs, urinary tract, tummy (abdomen) and pelvis. Sepsis symptoms in children under five looks mottled, bluish or pale is very lethargic or difficult to... Read More

    Five Steps to Mental Wellbeing

    Evidence suggests there are five steps we can all take to improve our mental wellbeing. If you give them a try, you may feel happier, more positive and able to get the most from life! 1. Connect Connect with the people around you: your family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. Spend time developing these relationships. Learn more... Read More

    Tackling Dehydration

    Dehydration in warmer weather can cause a significant increase in the incidence of urinary tract infection (UTI) and other severe infections associated with it. Here are some key facts to help prevent your patients becoming dehydrated: Keep drinking Adults need a minimum of 1.5 litres of fluid every day This is equivalent to at least... Read More

    It’s Not Ok Event – 26/08/2018

    New Roots Housing, in partnership with the NSPCC and Retford Post 16 Centre, are delivering the ‘It’s not OK‘ campaign in North Nottinghamshire to help adults and young people to recognise the signs of child sexual exploitation and to know where to go for support and advice. Date: Friday 24th August 2018 | 9:30AM – 11:10AM Venue: Retford... Read More

    Get Online With Evergreen Life

    As part of our ongoing commitment to providing our patients with the best care possible, Riverside Health Centre are now offering the Evergreen Life service to all patients at our practice. Using the Evergreen Life service you can book appointments and order your repeat prescriptions online using the Evergreen Life app or desktop version. To... Read More

    Congratulations to our Nursing Team!

    We are thrilled to announce that Mandy Utley has won the People’s Choice Award Category at the 2018 Nurse Awards. A huge congratulations to Mandy – a very much deserved award. We would like to thank all our patients who voted for Mandy. The Nursing team also came runners-up for the Leadership Award! A great... Read More

    Aurora Wellbeing Centres

    720 people in Bassetlaw were affected by cancer last year. Aurora Wellbeing Centres support local people and their families living with cancer. Anyone with a diagnosis receives a free package of support, wellbeing programmes and holistic & beauty treatments to help raise their self-esteem and confidence. Treatments are delivered by highly skilled therapists, to help... Read More

    DAFNE – Course for people with Type 1 Diabetes

    What is DAFNE? Dose Adjustment For Normal Eating A 5-day group education course for people with Type 1 diabetes, to learn and practice skills to improve blood sugar control, Hba1c, to reduce hypos and improve quality of life. Courses now available in Bassetlaw! To find out more or to book on a course, come along... Read More

    We have been Shortlisted! – Practice Nurse of the Year Awards

    A huge congratulations are in order to our amazing nursing team here at Riverside. Our team: Andy, Ditta, Mandy, Jayne, Viki, Leanne, Sarah, Sue, Karen and Trish have been shortlisted for the 2018 Leadership Award and have been invited to the awards ceremony later this month. We couldn’t be more thrilled! Every day they show... Read More

    Riverside Notice

    On Wednesday 7th March 2018, Riverside Health Centre will be unable to access our computer System from 4:00PM. This means we will NOT be able to print Prescriptions, Book/Cancel/Change appointments for our patients at both our Retford and Misterton surgeries. You will also not be able to access any online services at this time. We... Read More

    2018 Practice Merge

    Riverside Health Centre and Misterton Group Practice are pleased to inform patients that it is our intention to merge the two practices by March 2018. Both practices work hard to deliver excellent patient care. We believe that merging will enable us to combine the clinical resources of both practices to deliver a sustainable high-quality primary... Read More
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