Welcome to Riverside Medical Centre
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 March 87% of patients who completed our survey would recommend our surgery to their Friends & Family.
Over the past 12 months the average response to the Friends & Family test is 94% of those patients who completed the survey would recommend us to their Friends & Family.
PLEASE NOTE: from 1st May we will be providing walk in session each morning 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
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.
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)
In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can 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
NHS 111 service
NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.
When to use it
You should use the NHS 111 service if you urgently need medical help or advice but it's not a life-threatening situation.
Call 111 if:
- you need medical help fast but it's not a 999 emergency
- you think you need to go to A&E or need another NHS urgent care service
- you don't know who to call or you don't have a GP to call
- you need health information or reassurance about what to do next
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.
(Site updated 29/04/2016)