Practice Closures: 

Please note that in line with all NHS Scotland, Riverside Medical Practice will be closed on the following dates:

Monday 1st August 2022
Friday 14th October 2022
Monday 26th December 2022
Tuesday 27th December 2022
Monday 2nd January 2023
Tuesday 3rd January 2023
The phone lines will be closed therefore if you require medical advice that can't wait until the phones reopen the following morning, please contact NHS24 on 111.

Apologies for any inconvenience caused.  

SMEARS - Please don’t ignore your next smear invite.  If you missed your last smear test, contact us to find a time that suits you.  All women aged 25-64 across Scotland are invited to have a cervical screening test every three years from age 25-49 and every five years from age 50-64.

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If you require medical help out of normal surgery hours, contact NHS24.

NHS24 is a telephone health advice and information service for Scotland. If you or someone you look after is unwell, or need health information, call NHS24 whatever the time of day or night. You will be able to talk directly to their highly qualified and experienced nurse advisors or health information advisors.


You can telephone them on 111 (free phone number).

Their website address is


Public Holidays

The practice is open on all public holidays except Christmas and New Year Public Holidays and Good Friday.

Out-of-hours services are generally busy so please think carefully before asking to see a doctor and only do so if you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

In a genuine emergency you should call 999. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.  

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