Rivermead Gate Medical Centre

CLOSED Temporarily – Wood Street Surgery


We provide a wide range of services and clinics for patients at our practice.

You can find out more by clicking on the links.


Please see the pages below for information on the types of appointments available and how you can book an appointment.

Clinics and services

Here you can find out the services and clinics we hold at our practice or you can reach via the practice. You can find out more by clicking on the ... [continue] Clinics and services

Repeat prescriptions

Options to place an order for your medication By email – [email protected] – Please give your name, date of birth & the names and strengths of all the medications you wish ... [continue] Repeat prescriptions

Who should I see?

We try to keep our GP appointments for patients with more serious health problems. Before you book an appointment to see a doctor please consider whether an appointment with a ... [continue] Who should I see?

Sick certificates

Patients can self certify for 7 days or less. Your employer should not ask for medical evidence that you have been ill. Instead they can confirm that you’ve been and ... [continue] Sick certificates

Test results

Test results take time to reach us, so please telephone when you have been told to do so.  Call the surgery 01245 348688 and choose option 2 between 10.30am and ... [continue] Test results

Maternity self referral

If you have a positive pregnancy test you can refer yourself to the hospital for your maternity care – you do not need to see a GP first. How can ... [continue] Maternity self referral

Support for pregnant women from BAME backgrounds

The Maternity Team at Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust have developed a support service for pregnant women from Black, Asian and minoritised backgrounds who have an increased chance ... [continue] Support for pregnant women from BAME backgrounds


If you require information on your referral or would like help with booking your appointment to the hospital, please call Central Referral Service on 0300 123 0771 – the service ... [continue] Referrals

Online services

SystmOnline There is now the facility for patients to book appointments with a doctor order repeat prescriptions and submit a general enquiry via this website. This is protected by the ... [continue] Online services

Non-NHS services

Private work fees We are happy to undertake, by appointment, medical examinations, reports for insurance companies, employers and solicitors however please be aware that this is considered non-nhs work and ... [continue] Non-NHS services

Travel health

Stay safe and healthy abroad If you are travelling abroad you may need to be vaccinated. Please complete an online travel questionnaire (one form must be completed for each person ... [continue] Travel health

Date published: 28th August, 2014
Date last updated: 15th November, 2014