Welcome to Riverside Surgery
TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF BRIGG AND BROUGHTON SITES AS OF 9AM MONDAY 23.03.2020
No access to the surgeries. All pre-bookable appointments will now be telephone consultations. Patients can ring the surgery for telephone or video consultations on 01652 650131.
DO NOT ATTEND THE SURGERY
You may have received information from NHS England that you are at higher risk of severe illness from COVID-19 Please follow the advice you have been given from NHS England.
This advice has come directly from NHS England.
The NHS and Public Health England (PHE) are extremely well prepared for outbreaks of new infectious diseases. The NHS has put in place measures to ensure the safety of all patients and NHS staff while also ensuring services are available to the public as normal.
For the latest information please click this link - www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Stay at home if you have coronavirus symptoms
Stay at home if you have either:
- a high temperature – you feel hot to touch on your chest or back
- a new, continuous cough – this means you've started coughing repeatedly
Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital.
You do not need to contact 111 to tell them you're staying at home.
Testing for coronavirus is not needed if you're staying at home.
How long to stay at home
- if you have symptoms, stay at home for 7 days
- if you live with other people, they should stay at home for 14 days from the day the first person got symptoms
If you live with someone who is 70 or over, has a long-term condition, is pregnant or has a weakened immune system, try to find somewhere else for them to stay for 14 days.
If you have to stay at home together, try to keep away from each other as much as possible.
Read our advice about staying at home.
Urgent advice: Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service if:
- you feel you cannot cope with your symptoms at home
- your condition gets worse
- your symptoms do not get better after 7 days
Use the 111 coronavirus service
Only call 111 if you cannot get help online.
How to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus (social distancing)
Everyone should do what they can to stop coronavirus spreading.
It is particularly important for people who:
- are 70 or over
- have a long-term condition
- are pregnant
- have a weakened immune system
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We are please to say that Broughton Surgery has reopened, all appointments for Riverside Broughton are at 27 Brooklands Avenue Broughton DN20 0DY.
Training Day - We will be closed every second Wednesday from 1.00pm for staff training Please click for training dates
Prescribing of over-the-counter medicines is changing
Riverside doctors' surgery aims to provide the highest quality healthcare to patients in its area. Our doctors, nurses and support staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and this surgery website will help us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.
As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback, if you like. We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this site.
English Organ Donor Law is changing from Spring 2020 - For more Organ Donor information please click here or call: General Enquires on 0300 123 2323 or Opt Out Enquires on 0300 303 2094.
All our surgeries have easy access and comply fully with the Disabilty Discrimination Act.
See the appointments page for full details of our opening and consulting times.
Text Message Services
Are you signed up to receive SMS text message notification for appointments, we are now sending SMS text messages to notify you of a normal result, sending advice, reminding you to book an appointment or leave a message if we fail to contact you.
This is a clinical text message service only that does not offer clinical enquires or conversations, so you cannot reply to it.
We just need to know your current mobile number and check you have given us consent to send a SMS text message to you.
Try the new NHS App
If you’re a patient at our practice you can now use the new NHS App, a simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.
You can use the NHS App to check your symptoms and get instant advice, book appointments, order repeat prescriptions, view your GP medical record and more.
If you already use Patient Services you can continue to use it. You can use the NHS App as well.
For more information go to www.nhs.uk/nhsapp'
(Site updated 25/03/2020)