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We are pleased to update you that we formally joined Modality Partnership on1st October 2022.


There has been lots of work going on behind the scenes to make this transition possible and there is still a lot of work ahead but we hope we have your continued support.

Our focus is to help the practice stabilise and become more resilient to improve the services that you experience. And as promised we are improving our communication with you – you will be receiving more regular updates and newsletters from us.

You may also notice some changes:

  1. New Signage

  2. New Website

  3. Staff ID badges and lanyards

New Signage

New practice signage has recently been fitted both inside and outside to identify our partnership with Modality – we hope you like this!

Staff ID Badges

New ID badges and lanyards have been issued to all team members – you will see staff wearing green lanyards to identify each team member as a Modality Partnership employee.

New Website

We are pleased to launch our brand new website. A new website page has been created on the Modality Partnership website:

Please use this website page moving forwards to keep up to date with key practice news, developments and general information about the practice.

We hope you find this update helpful – we will continue to share key updates with you and will look to schedule patient engagement sessions soon. Thank you once again for your support with this transition.

If you have any queries or questions please contact the Practice Manager directly.

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Our practice was founded by Dr Thomas Hayward in 1880 and has been at the heart of the community in Haydock for 140 years. We aim to provide the best NHS healthcare for our patients, with high-quality care and services for all. In August 2021 the Care Quality Commission assessed the practice as Good in all areas of care and management. 

We are a team of 50 staff and clinicians, serving over 15,000 patients in Haydock, St Helens, and the local area. ​Find out more here


Our team has changed with the times. We now offer consultations with GPs, advanced nurse practitioners, a women's health practitioner, family planning nurse, diabetes nurse, mental health nurses, and specialist frailty practitioners. We also offer consultations with our practice nurses and health care assistants. Meet the team here

We offer annual reviews for patients with diabetes, asthma, COPD, heart disease, and high blood pressure. We offer 24-hour blood pressure monitoring, ECGs, spirometry (for patients with COPD), and INR monitoring (for patients taking anticoagulant medication).  

We have a weekly baby clinic, for baby checks and immunizations. We have close links with health visitors, school nurses and midwives, and also work closely with district nurses and Macmillan nurses. 

In 2017 we moved into brand new purpose-designed premises rated as excellent by BREEAM . Explore the surgery here

You can contact us using eConsult and by email


You can make repeat prescription requests directly online using Patient Access

We are a training practice and are linked to Health Education North West, Manchester University and Edge Hill University. We train GPs, medical students, physical and mental health nurses, health care assistants, GP assistants, and physician associates. 


In the year to April 2019 we scored near-maximum points (542 points out of 545) on the NHS Quality Outcomes Framework - a score of the quality of care provided across a range of medical conditions. Our clinical pharmacist manages the quality of prescribing and our practice nurses offer clinics for a range of conditions. Find out more about our management of long term conditions such as diabetes, asthma, COPD, hypertension and heart disease here

We aim to provide the same service to our patients regardless of age, sex, sexual orientation, disability, ethnicity, nationality or religious beliefs. We are a safe, welcoming service that treats everyone with respect and without discrimination. 

The 2019 national patient survey results for our practice show that:

  • 95% felt the clinician they saw recognized or understood their mental health needs

  • 97% say the clinician they saw was good at treating them with care and concern

  • 98% say the clinician they saw was good at listening to them

  • 100% had confidence and trust in the clinician they saw

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