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Riverside Medical PracticeAlma StreetStockton on Tees, TS18 2APTel: 01642 604117
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE SURGERY IS CLOSED EVERY THURSDAY FROM 14:30. PHONE LINES ARE OPEN BUT ONLY FOR EMERGENCIES.
IT WOULD BE APPRECIATED IF PATIENTS COULD TELEPHONE AFTER 2PM FOR RESULTS. THIS ALLOWS FOR ELECTRONIC RESULTS TO BE RECEIVED AND FOR THE GP TO ACTION THEM. THANK YOU.
IF YOU REQUIRE URGENT MEDICAL ATTENTION WHILE WE ARE CLOSED , PLEASE DIAL 111
FOR LIFE THREATENING EMERGENCIES PLEASE CALL 999
Held every day by appointment, where women can obtain advice on family planning and the menopause, preconception counselling and any other womens' problems.
Run by a specialist diabetic nurse
Run by the primary care nurses
Please make an appointment to see the practice nurse at least six weeks before you plan to travel. We can then ensure you receive the appropriate immunisation and general advice. For further information please see the Travel Information page
The practice is open to both registered and unregistered patients for emergency contraceptive services. We also offer Implanon insertion and removals.
Each doctor offers maternity care.
Minor surgery is carried out, by appointment, but the patient needs to be seen by a doctor first.
Minor surgery could be for various lumps and bumps removal, joint injections, mole removal, toenail removal, freezing (cryotherapy) etc.
Please see the doctor for each problem beforehand as it needs to be planned and often requires more than a 10 minute appointment.
The practice nurses and doctors will see patients suffering from minor injuries, or will advise if a visit to a hospital A & E department is necessary.
Practice offeres acupuncture services to registered patients as deemed necessary by the doctors for certain conditions.
Please call between 2.00pm and 5.30pm to enquire about your test results as our reception staff will have more time to deal with your request between these times.
Note that the practice has a strict policy regarding confidentiality and data protection and we will only release test results to the person to whom they relate unless that person has given prior permission for the release of this data or they are not capable of understanding the results.
When you take your test you will be told how long it will be before the results are returned to the practice.
It is your responsibility to check your results and to make an appointment to discuss them with your doctor if your are advised to do so.
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