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    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

    Christmas 2017 Opening Hours

    We would like to wish our patients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Best wishes for 2018 from all the staff at Riverside Health Centre. Retford Opening Times On Thursday 21st December, our Retford branch will close at 12:30pm and re-open again at 2:30pm. Monday 25th December 2017: CLOSED Tuesday 26th December... Read More

    Care Navigation

    Care Navigation is a new service commissioned by your local CCG which supports patients to find the right service for the problem they contact the surgery about. By asking you some questions when you contact us, our experienced reception team will help direct you to the most appropriate service for you. In some cases, you... Read More

    Are you the parent of a child with sleep issues?

    Are you the parent of a child with sleep issues? Would you like to speak with an experienced Sleep Practitioner about those issues? The Children’s Sleep Charity are pleased to announce… 1-2-1 Sleep Success Clinics – In Bassetlaw Held once a month in various venues. To book a Clinic appointment, you can contact Claire or... Read More

    Antibiotic Awareness Day – 18th November 2017

    Taking antibiotics when you don’t need them puts you and your family at risk! Saturday 18th November 2017 is European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD.) The problem Antibiotics treat infections by killing bacteria, but now the bacteria are fighting back. Out medicines are becoming less effective which means more deaths and more complications for people receiving... Read More

    1 in 12 People Test Positive for Chlamydia

    Around 1 in 12 people who have a Chlamydia test via www.freetest.me find they are infected! Many people do not know if they have Chlamydia because most of the time it shows no symptoms. Yet left untreated, Chlamydia can lead to serious health problems and is the most common cause of infertility. Freetest.me offers discreet... Read More