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Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Welcome to Riverside Medical Centre

The surgery will be closed on Monday 30th May -Spring Bank Holiday

In addition to everything you need to know about the practice you will also find a wealth of health-related information in the menu on the right hand side. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like what you see. You can log your feedback by clicking into the survey tab in the Friends & Family tab on the right of this screen

In April, 98% of patients who completed our survey would recommend our surgery to their Friends & Family.

Over the past 12 months (April 2015 -March 2016)  the average response to the Friends & Family test is  94% of those patients who completed the survey would recommend us to their Friends & Family. Thank you

PLEASE NOTE: All our morning sessions (Monday to Friday) are now walk in session from 8am until 10am. No appointment is needed. Nb Depending on the numbers of patients attending, the waiting times can be quite long.

The GP's will prioritise children aged 5 and under and any identified emergency patients.

We have extended the 'Walk in Sessions' to every morning in response to a Patient Satisfaction Survey carried out by our Patient Participation Group where over 85% of patients surveyed said they preferred the 'Walk in Sessions'.


Patient Participation Group

If you are interested in getting involved with your Practice, why not attend our Patient Participation meetings. Next meeting Thursday 16th June 2016 at 2pm please note the change of date and time - we are making alterations to the dates in an attempt to encourage more patients to attend.

Please let us know your email address so we can keep you posted about our Patient Group Meetings and any information, newsletters etc 

When We Are Closed 

For urgent appointments outside our normal surgery hours, please telephone the surgery number and follow the instructions to be transferred to our out of hours provider.

Note that we do not open on Bank Holidays.

When the surgery is closed for staff training, please ring the surgery telephone number and follow the instructions. Please note the dates of our staff training by clicking the tab to the right of this screen (TARGET Training Days)

NHS 111 - simply dial 111 on your telephone

In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you should call NHS 111. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.  

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency  

Minor illnesses can attend the Walk-In-Centre: 47 King Street, Wakefield.

8am - 8pm 7 days a week.

Please ensure all prescriptions are ordered well in advance of any Bank Holiday closure.


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