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  • May 27, 2021

    Covid Passports

    You can get a copy of your vaccination status online or by calling the Covid-19 status helpline (0808 196 8565). Please do not contact the surgery with any Covid passport queries as we have no involvement in this.

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  • December 30, 2020

    Covid-19 Information

    See our new dedicated webpage for information about Covid-19 and the Covid-19 vaccination programme.

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  • December 29, 2020

    Covid-19 Vaccinations

    Please do not telephone the surgery to ask about Covid-19 vaccinations. This leaves our phone lines and reception staff free to help patients who are unwell and require assistance. We are now beginning to vaccinate selected groups of patients at the surgery, starting with those who are considered to be at the highest risk. See our dedicated page for more information . […]

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  • December 22, 2020

    Award for Sister Ferguson

    We are delighted to announce that Sister Sheena Ferguson was recently awarded The Community Nursing Award for Long Service by The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland. Sister Ferguson has been nursing for over 40 years and we have been lucky enough to have her as part of the team at Riverview since November 2002. Pictured are […]

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  • December 14, 2020

    Information for patients recovering from Covid-19

    Patients who have had Covid-19 can find their recovery takes longer than they might have expected. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has provided a range of information, support and advice for patients who are recovering from Covid-19 infection. This poster has more information about what is available.

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  • December 7, 2020

    Change to patient text reminder messages from 4th December 2020 onwards

    Please be aware that all text reminder messages sent to patients from any practice in NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde will now be sent from the same mobile number which is +447903590756. This will apply to all messages sent to patients from Riverview Medical Centre.

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  • August 10, 2020

    Pharmacy First

    New “Pharmacy First” service launches Wednesday 29th July 2020. Click here to find out how your local pharmacist can assess and treat a wide range or problems without you having to see the GP.

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  • August 5, 2020

    Dr Lang & Dr Leburn

    We are delighted to welcome Dr Ross Lang and Dr Vicki Leburn back to Riverview Medical Centre on 5th August 2020. Drs Lang and Leburn are fully qualified and experienced doctors completing their final year of GP training.

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  • June 23, 2020

    Facemasks on public transport

    Please see the Transport Scotland website for information about the mandatory wearing of facemasks on public transport in Scotland. For those who are exempt, your GP is not required to issue a letter to confirm this.

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  • June 8, 2020

    Face masks must be worn for all appointments at the surgery

    To ensure the safety of all patients and staff, face masks must be worn for all face to face appointments at the surgery. Please put on your face mask outside. Do not enter the surgery until the GP, Nurse or Healthcare Assistant comes to collect you.

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  • May 19, 2020

    Vitamin D and Covid-19

    With the current advice for people to stay at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government has suggested that people of all age groups should consider taking a Vitamin D supplement of 10 micrograms (400 units) daily. Full guidance from the Scottish Government can be accessed here .

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  • May 8, 2020

    Eating well during Covid-19

    NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde has published some really useful information about eating healthily during the Covid-19 pandemic. Eating a healthy diet and aiming for a healthy weight means that our bodies are more able to fight infections such as Covid-19. It also reduces our risk of other diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes, Heart […]

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  • May 1, 2020

    Covid-19 Assessment Centre in Linwood

    Our local Covid19 Community Assessment Centre is now up and running in Linwood. You must be referred by 111 or your GP in order to be given an appointment at the centre for assessment and no patients are being tested for Coronavirus at the centre. This video shows what to expect if you are asked to […]

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  • April 25, 2020

    Coronavirus and shielding

    Patients who are at extremely high risk of severe complications are being asked by the Government to “Shield”. There is information here about what this means. Over the next few weeks, one of our Practice Nurses or GPs will telephone every patient who is being advised to shield. During the call we will talk through what is […]

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  • April 14, 2020

    Information for parents during coronavirus pandemic

    Paediatricians at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow have told us that they are concerned that parents may not be bringing their unwell children to hospital because they are worried about catching coronavirus. We know that it can be difficult to know what to do when your child is unwell and this is made […]

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  • April 14, 2020

    Introducing our Patient Advisors!

    During this difficult time, when everyone is having to distance themselves, we thought we would take the opportunity to introduce the various members of staff at Riverview Medical Centre. Let’s start with the friendly faces that patients meet when they first telephone or come into the surgery. Led by our Reception Supervisor Susan, we have […]

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