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Latest News

  • Pharmacy First

    August 10, 2020

    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.

  • Dr Lang & Dr Leburn

    August 5, 2020

    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.

  • Facemasks on public transport

    June 23, 2020

    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.

  • Face masks must be worn for all appointments at the surgery

    June 8, 2020

    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.

  • Vitamin D and Covid-19

    May 19, 2020

    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.

  • Eating well during Covid-19

    May 8, 2020

    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 disease and Strokes. Click the link for more information.

  • Covid-19 Assessment Centre in Linwood

    May 1, 2020

    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 attend here for assessment https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T1B5Dvf5ekw

  • Coronavirus and shielding

    April 25, 2020

    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 required and what support is available to you during this period. We may also ask you about your wishes, should you become unwell with the Coronavirus infection. This video was made by a GP in Scotland and explains why it is important to consider what your wishes might be and why we might ask you about these.

  • Information for parents during coronavirus pandemic

    April 14, 2020

    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 even more difficult by the current situation. This poster is useful to help you decide what to do if your child is unwell

  • Introducing our Patient Advisors!

    April 14, 2020

    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 8 highly trained Patient Advisors working at reception – Antonietta, Mary F, Mary S, Elena, Jacky, Siobhan, Amy and Amy W. Patient Advisors are highly trained to help all our patients access the advice or care that they need, when they need it, from the appropriate healthcare professional or other source. Please help them to help you by providing them with as much information as possible about your query or problem. All information is treated in the strictest confidence.

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