Riverside Health which serves the North Nottinghamshire market-town of Retford as well as its surrounding villages. Riverside work from 4 sites, Riverside Health Centre at Retford, Riverside Harworth at Harworth Primary Care Centre, Riverside Misterton and Riverside Gringley. Gringley surgery has a Dispensary. We are an established, well-respected, popular GP Training practice with 6 GP partners (5M 1F), 3 salaried GPs (3F), 5ANPs, Practice Nurse Prescribers and 2 Practice clinical pharmacists. Being a training practice we also house GP registrars.
The practice covers around 19,000 patients.
We practice and value traditional family medicine. Our GPs have specialist interests in diabetes cardiology / stroke medicine, women’s health, palliative care medicine, dermatology and substance misuse medicine.
Riverside has an excellent nursing team of experienced senior nurses and health care support workers/phlebotomists. Our clinical team is supported by highly skilled and approachable managerial, reception and administrative teams.
We are also a GP training practice. The practice trains qualified doctors on their way to becoming future general practitioners, and provides a wealth of expertise and information to support trainees. Dr Kartik Gopidas and Dr Helen Kirby-Blount are both our Riverside trainers. All doctors are committed to helping the training scheme at both surgeries.
For patients in wheelchairs, there is a ramp leading up to the surgery and disabled access throughout the building.
The reception team can book telephone interpreting for a range of languages. An interpreter can also be pre-booked for a specific consultation if required. Please let reception know in advance if you require this service.