Rivermead Gate Medical Centre

01245 348688

CLOSED Temporarily – Wood Street Surgery

01245 354732

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 links.

Blood tests

Our Health Care assistant holds a blood test clinic on a Wednesday and Friday morning between 8.30 & 10.40. These appointments are pre-bookable in advance. If the GP has asked ... [continue] Blood tests

Community nurses

A team of district nurses from Provide are attached to the practice who look after patients confined to their homes, or after discharge from hospital. With their wide range of skills, ... [continue] Community nurses


Patients can self refer to IAPT for counselling. If you would like support please click the following link: https://midessexccg.nhs.uk/livewell/mentalhealth

Emergency contraception

If you require emergency contraception please contact the surgery as soon as possible as it is more effective the sooner it is given to you. This can also be purchased ... [continue] Emergency contraception

Health Care Assistant clinics

We have a health care assistant who takes blood two morning per week (one morning at each site) and carries out: Smoking cessation NHS Health Checks Blood pressure checks ECGs Minor ... [continue] Health Care Assistant clinics

Health checks

All patients between the ages of 16 and 74 who have not had a consultation or attended a clinic provided by the surgery within the past three years may request ... [continue] Health checks


Our attached midwife shared the care of our obstetric patients with the GP. Antenatal clinics are held at the Hub and she will give you her contact number of your ... [continue] Midwife

Minor surgery

Various forms of surgical procedures and injections are offered by the doctors at the Medical Centre. Please ask the doctor about this during any routine consultation.

Patients aged 75 and over

If you are 75 or over and have not been seen in the previous year by your G.P. you may request a health assessment by the practice nurse.

Practice nurse clinics

Our practice nurses, provide a wide range of services including: removal of sutures wound dressing vaccinations and immunisations travel vaccines (some attract a fee – ask nurse for details) They ... [continue] Practice nurse clinics