Welcome to Haydock Medical Centre

Woodside Road, Haydock, St Helens, WA11 0NA

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, specialist mental health practitioners, 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, and we now offer online GP video consultations with our own GPs, and with the Push Doctor service. 


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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