Rivermead Gate Medical Centre

01245 348688

CLOSED Temporarily – Wood Street Surgery

01245 354732

Patient Information

Here you can find out how to register at our practice and read other important information for patients.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.

Access to medical records

The practice is registered and complies with the Data Protection Act 2018 (DPA 2018). Any request for access to notes by a patient, patient’s representative or outside body will be ... [continue] Access to medical records

Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

Please follow this link to the Gov.uk website to make an application for a Blue Badge Your application can be made online, however you will need to upload documents as ... [continue] Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

Carers

Are you looking after or providing support for a relative friend or neighbour? Are you being helped or supported by a relative friend or neighbour? Your GP needs to know ... [continue] Carers

Complaints and compliments

As a Practice we are very happy to receive constructive comments or suggestions for improving our service to patients. We will always be willing to listen if there is any ... [continue] Complaints and compliments

Council Tax Exemptions & Discounts

Who has to pay? Please click here to go to the GOV.uk website to find out who has to pay Council Tax Am I entitled to a discount or exemption ... [continue] Council Tax Exemptions & Discounts

COVID-19 information

Please find below information and links to our Frequently Asked Questions at the practice COVID-19 booster vaccination information – updated 20/10/21 The Practice will only be offering the Pfizer vaccination ... [continue] COVID-19 information

COVID-19 vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine – information for people living in Essex and Suffolk Please click here for the latest news and answers to Frequently Asked Questions Oxford AstraZeneca vaccine – update Read ... [continue] COVID-19 vaccine

Diabetic patients – Healthy.io

As you know, as part of your annual diabetes review, urine testing is really important to look for signs of early kidney damage. We do this through a test test ... [continue] Diabetic patients – Healthy.io

Named GP

All patients at Rivermead Gate Medical Centre have a named, accountable doctor who is responsible for coordinating their care. Your named doctor will be allocated to you by the practice. ... [continue] Named GP

Patient confidentiality

We respect your right to privacy and keep all your health information confidential and secure. It is important that the NHS keeps accurate and up-to-date records about your health and ... [continue] Patient confidentiality

Patient rights and responsibilities

We aim to treat our patients courteously at all times and expect our patients to treat our staff in a similarly respectful way. It is your responsibility to keep your ... [continue] Patient rights and responsibilities

Physiotherapy self-referral

Provide’s physiotherapy self-referral for mid Essex is now live Provide CIC can now offer direct access to its community physiotherapy service via a new Smart Referral Platform. Offering access to ... [continue] Physiotherapy self-referral

Practice boundary

Please use the map below to check whether you live inside the practice boundary. 

Privacy

Privacy notice As data controllers, GPs have fair processing responsibilities under the Data Protection Act and GDPR law 2018. This means ensuring that your personal confidential data (PCD) is handled ... [continue] Privacy

Registration

Before you complete the online forms please use this link to check if you are living within our practice boundary. We are asking that where possible all patients use the online registration form ... [continue] Registration

Updating your details

If you have changed your address or telephone number please let us know in case we need to contact you urgently. You can come to the surgery or inform us ... [continue] Updating your details

Using this website

The medical information on this website, and on any sites linked to from this website, gives general advice only and SHOULD NOT be used as a substitute for the personal ... [continue] Using this website

Violent or abusive behaviour

We take seriously any threatening, abusive or violent behaviour against any of our staff or patients. If a patient is violent or abusive, they will be warned to stop their ... [continue] Violent or abusive behaviour