Outpatient Nursing

Nurse Practitioner Services at Rivers Hospital, Hertfordshire

Rivers Hospital offers a complete range of surgical and medical services, whilst ensuring the highest standards of care. A rigorous vetting procedure ensures that only suitably qualifiedand experienced practitioners are granted practicing privileges. 

The hospital which is situated in quiet landscaped grounds in Sawbridgeworth, Hertfordshire, offers ample free parking and can easily be reached by car or train. 

The hospital is strictly regulated, inspected and audited by the CQC,  the governing body responsible for maintaining standards.

Fully qualified nursing staff provide the following services:

  • Health consultations
  • Blood pressure monitoring
  • 24 hour blood pressure monitoring
  • Blood testing
  • Paternity testing
  • Ear syringing
  • Cervical smears (liquid based cytology)
  • Contraception consultation and advice*
  • Preconceptual advice Breast awareness and self examination instruction
  • Dressing of wounds*
  • Removal of sutures and clips
  • Skin tag removal
  • Treatment of warts and verruccae (liquid nitrogen available)
  • Spirometry - Lung function testing
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Other vaccinations on request*
  • Stop smoking advice
  • Diagnosis and treatment of minor illness*

* treatment issued via a private prescription for which there will be a charge


Our nursing staff have formal qualifications in the following areas:

  • Prescribing medication
  • Cervical smears and breast awareness (Marie Curie)
  • Family planning
  • Diagnosis and treatment of asthma
  • Diagnosis and treatment of diabetes
  • Diagnosis and treatment of ear conditions
  • Coronary heart disease prevention
  • Diagnosis and treatment of minor illness

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Great Benefits

  • Your choice of consultant
  • Appointments in as little as 72 hours
  • A single point of contact
  • Matron and consultant-led care
  • A range of payment options
  • Individual physiotherapy sessions
  • Priority discharge
  • Freshly prepared menu
  • Private en-suite rooms*
  • Aftercare packages
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Finance Available

  • Loans for full cost of treatment
  • Straight forward application process
  • Prompt decisions
  • Payments made direct to hospital
  • Interest-free loan plan
  • Administration fee of £95
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