Information on Hospital Services

Certification of Illness coronavirus (COVID-19)

For illness of seven days or less, self certify using SC2 form For illness of seven days or less, self certify using SC2 form

How to wash your hands and keep safe.

Washing your hands is one of the easiest ways to protect yourself and others from illnesses such as food poisoning, flu and co

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Symptoms The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of: new continuous cough and/or high temperature

Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. There are simple things we can all do to

For Ordering Regular Medication

The practice has introduced temporary arrangements for ordering regular medication while coronavirus (COVID-19) is circulating

Surgery Opening Times

The practice has suspended all routine appointments while coronavirus (COVI-19) is circulating in the community. The decision

Revised Appointment System

The practice has introduced a revised appointment system in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19) circulating in the community. T

About Riverside Surgery

Riverside Surgery is a four doctor partnership providing general medical services to NHS patients in Port Talbot, South Wales.

Our Location

Port Talbot Resource CentreMoor Road, Baglan Moors,Port Talbot.SA12 7BJ Tel: 01639 813868

Surgery Opening Times

Reception is open to take your phone calls between 8:00am and 6:30pm. Reception desk is open from 8.30am to 6.00pm. Routi

Practice Area

ABMU Heath Board has agreed boundaries to the practice area within which the Practice is contracted to provide General Medical

How we use your medical records

Important information for patients This practice handles medical records in-line with laws on data protection and confidential

‘The Big Fight’

The ability of antibiotics to treat infection is threatened by their overuse.

Using our website

Our website has been updated with the aim of making health care more accessible.  At a time when the number of people living

Age UK

When should I worry?

A guide to coughs, colds, earache and sore throats

Appointment System

The surgery will operate a new appointment system starting on 6th March 2017.

Home Visit Policy

Under their terms of working, doctors are required to consider home visits for medical reasons only.

Test Results

Please telephone after 2:00pm for test results when our phones are less busy.

Sickness Certification

For illness of seven days or less, self certify using SC2 form


Access information leaflets used by your doctor provided by Patient.

Best Use of Medicines in Pregnancy – (BUMPS)

The BUMPS website provides information on the safe use of medicines in pregnancy.

Services provided our Health Care Assistants

Our Health Care Assistants provide essential support services to the practice.

Community Advice Line Wales (C.A.L.L)

Offers support and information on mental health related matters to the people in Wales.

Choose Well

Choosing the right NHS service if you become ill or are injured.

Change 4 Life

Find some easy ideas to be fit and happy.

Wellbeing Through Work

A team of Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists working with you to maintain your health and wellbeing at home and work

Contact Us

Information about how to contact the practice.


We are located on the ground floor of Port Talbot Resource Centre. 

Learn Basic Life Support

Learning basic life support you may be able to save a life.

Minor Injuries Unit

The MIU is a 24-hour minor injury service which treats adults and children over the age of one year.

Minor Ilness

Your local community pharmacy should be your first port of call for minor illness.

Eye problems

Detection of serious eye disease requires specialised diagnostic equipment that is not available in your doctors surgery.

Physiotherapist Self Referral

Self referral to Physiotherapy Services is usually your best option for common musculo-skeletal conditions.

Podiatry Walk-in Service

The assessment, diagnosis and treatment of common and more complex lower limb problems associated with toe nails, soft tissues