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 clciking into the survey tab at the bottom of this page.
In December 89% of patients who completed our survey would recommend our surgery to their Friends & Family.
PLEASE NOTE: FROM NOVEMBER THE SURGERY WILL BE HOLDING WALK IN SESSIONS ON MONDAY & FRIDAY MORNINGS. THERE WILL BE NO BOOKED APPOINTMENTS. IF YOU FEEL THAT YOU NEED TO BE SEEN ON THE DAY, PLEASE COME DOWN TO THE SURGERY BEFORE 10AM AND BE PREPARED TO SIT AND WAIT TO SEE A GP. Nb Depending on the numbers of patients attending, the waiting times can be quite long.
The GP's will prioritise children under 5 and any identified emergency patients
If you are interested in getting involved with your Practice, why not attend our Patient Participation meetings. Next meeting Wednesday 11February 2015 @ 4.30-6pm.
Please let us know your email address so we can keep you posted about our Patient Group Meetings and any information, newsletters etc
TARGET Training Day
Please note we will be closed from 12 noon on Wednesday 11 February 2015 for staff training
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.
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 24/01/2015)