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Riverside Health Centre News

Exemption Letters for Face Coverings / Masks

From 24 July 2020, individuals will be required to wear a face mask in various public settings in accordance with recent government guidance, or face a fine of £100. The government website lists legitimate reasons for not wearing face masks, find out more at ww.gov.uk As your GP practice, it is not our policy to... Read More

Should I wear a face covering?

Wearing a face covering may reduce the risk of spreading infection by protecting people you come into contact with. Face coverings do not replace social distancing or handwashing. If you can, you’re encouraged to wear a face covering in enclosed spaces where social distancing isn’t possible or when you come into contact with people you do... Read More

Armed Forces Day 2020

On Wednesday 24th June 2020, Riverside staff held an Armed Forces Day. As a veteran friendly practice and having signed the Armed Forces Covenant, we proudly support those who serve and wanted to raise money for Armed Forces charities. Staff wore Red, White and Blue for the occasion and brought in scrumptious cakes to eat!... Read More

Riverside Misterton

There is no intention to close Misterton Surgery and we expect it to re-open as soon as is possible. As per national guidance, patients should contact the practice as usual. Most issues can be dealt with over the phone, but if it is assessed patients need a face to face consultation this will be arranged... Read More

Face Coverings

Due to updated government guidance on 5th June 2020 regarding staying safe outside your home; face coverings are now encouraged to be worn in enclosed public spaces where social distancing is not possible and where you will come into contact with people you do not normally meet. As we continue to provide services to patients... Read More

Cancer Services Are Here For You – Bassetlaw

At this time it is important the you receive the care that you need and not to postpone worrying symptoms. At the time, it can be difficult to contact your GP so Local cancer services such as Aurora Well being Centre in worksop remain operational via telephone and online support services. If you are experiencing any... Read More

Your Health Your Way

This is a service designed around doing more for your health and well being, through being more active in your day to day life and having healthier habits.

Sick Day Rules

Dr Kirby-Blount and Dr Backhouse at Riverside Health Centre explain the medicines you should stop taking temporarily during illness. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4U0hHHFwDyg

Video Consultations

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Riverside Health Partnership have now introduced Video Consultations. We hope to answer some of your questions about this new change we have made. Why have I been offered this type of appointment? Since the Coronavirus outbreak, it is not possible for patients to attend surgery at this time. This causes difficulty... Read More

Marking 75 years since VE Day

We will remember them. Today, May 8th, the nation will stand united and remember 75th year marking the end of the second world war in Europe. On the 7th of May 75 years ago, Winston Churchill announced the official end of the war within Europe. Germany’s unconditional surrender with Britain that came into affect the... Read More

Do you have any of these symptoms?

A message from 2 of our amazing GPs: Dr Kirby-Blount and Dr Backhouse! If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, then please give the surgeries a call! We are still open and happy to help. Our lines are open from 8AM – 6:30PM (Monday – Friday) Telephone Numbers Retford: 01777 713 330 Harworth: 01302... Read More

THANK YOU – UTC Sheffield

Dr Ho, Lindsay Perrin and all the team here at Riverside are extremely grateful for that generous donations of vital PPE from UTC Olympic Legacy Park, Sheffield. Thank you very much!! Dr Ho and the team are extremely grateful for that generous donations of vital PPE from UTC Olympic Legacy Park, Sheffield. Thank you very... Read More