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Sexual Health Clinic

Drop-in clinic on Thursday afternoons from 4pm until 5.30pm (Except 3rd Thursday every month).

Bookable appointments for coils and implants available.

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Flu Vaccinations

Help protect you and your family in the fight against flu this winter.
A free NHS flu vaccination is available for:
  • anyone aged 65 and over
  • pregnant women
  • children and adults with an underlying health condition (particularly long-term heart or respiratory disease)
  • children and adults with weakened immune systems

If you would like to check whether you are eligible, please call us on 01274 531153.

Named GP 

All of our patients have been allocated a named GP who will have overall responsibility for the care and support provided for them. This will not necessarily the GP that you usually have consultations with. You will still be able to book consultations with your preferred choice of GP as usual. If you wish to know who your named GP is please ask our reception team.

SMS Text Messaging Service
If you would like to consent to receive SMS text messages reminding you of your booked appointments and to receive your test results, please call in and speak to our reception staff.

SystmOnlineSystmOnline is now available.  It is an in-built feature of the Practice's clinical IT system (SystmOne) which enables existing patients to manage appointments, order repeat prescriptions and change their contact details. Use of this service is free of charge to both Practices and patients. 

Hale ProjectHealth Action Local Engagement (Hale) - Healthy Living Project

How we use your health records

Please click this link to read the How we use your health records leaflet. It explains:

  • Why the NHS collects information about you and how it used
  • With whom we may share information
  • Your right to see your health records and how we keep your records confidential


Statement of Purpose

Statement of Purpose

Under the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (The Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 Part 4), the registering body (Dr N Hayward & Partners) is required to provide to the Care Quality Commission a Statement of Purpose.

The name and location address and ID of the registered provider is:


CQC ID:  1-199696801

Dr N Hayward & Partners

Shipley Medical Practice

Alexander Road


BD18 3EG


The regulated activities provided are:


  • Diagnostic and screening procedures
  • Family Planning
  • Treatment of disease, disorder or injury
  • Surgical procedures
  • Maternity & Midwifery


The Partners responsible for the regulated activities are:


Dr Nick Hayward

Mrs Julie Winterbottom

Dr Matt Pickering (in process)


The Registered Manager is:  Julie Winterbottom


Shipley Medical Practice aims and objectives

As a provider of NHS services the practice holds a Primary Medical Services (PMS) contract with NHS England for the provision of essential, additional and directed enhanced services.   In addition we are engaged in various quality improvement programs and service provision as available to us through NHS Standard contracts and via our responsibilities as members in Bradford District CCG.


  • We aim to provide high quality and patient focused care and be able to demonstrate this through a wide range of published measures and feedback processes.
  • We aim to achieve high performance through creating an organizational culture of continuous improvement. With standard operating procedures, clinical protocols and feedback systems to help ensure we keep patients, staff and visitors safe.  
  • We seek to recruit and develop high caliber staff with a range of skills and expertise and utilize these through working as a multidisciplinary team to provide integrated patient pathways.
  • We aim to actively engage with the local health economy and engage with our stakeholders, including patients, to ensure that we are contributing effectively to the NHS and utilizing public resource appropriately.
  • We aim to be transparent in our decision making processes and open to scrutiny and probity.
  • We aim to be an equal opportunity employer and operate zero tolerance to any form of discrimination or violence displayed to or from staff, patients or visitors.


Shipley Medical Centre premises


The purpose built surgery is situated in the heart of Shipley town centre therefore being a key feature of the local community.   All patient services in relation to the practice are on the ground floor with easy access via wide opening automatic doors, wide corridors and good sized rooms.   In addition, other community services such as dental are on floor 1 with offices on floor 2.


There are excellent public transport links to the area, including buses and train, and sufficient number of car parking bays in the surgery car park.


Shipley Staff


There are 24 employed staff working at the practice plus several attached staff all appropriately qualified and trained to carry out their duties.  The core team of employed staff comprises Doctors, Practice Nurses, Specialist Nurse Practitioners and Health Care Assitants as well as a range of adminstrative staff including receptionists, medical secretaries and managers as follows:




Doctors that most regularly work at Shipley Medical Centre:


Dr Nick Hayward (male)

Dr Usman Hanif (male)

Dr Nicole Allshorn (female)

Dr Julie Patterson (female)

Dr Deborah Penfold (female)

Dr Jude Hyaward (female)

Dr Harminder Barayah (female)


In addition, as part of being a training practice there will be variou GP Registrars, most spending 6 months at a time with the practice.  Occasionally we use locums to cover annual leave/sickness.


Doctors  and Nurses and Specialist Nurses who are part of Affinity Care who provide specialist clinics or additoinal routine sessions when needed:


Rob Daw - COPD

Anne Williams – Heart Failure

Shona Holding - AF


Central Management Team


Julie Winterbottom      - Managing Partner – Director of Finance & Performance/Deputy CEO

Lorraine Wardle          - Managing Partner - Head of HR, Corporate Governance & Complaints


Patient Services Manager


Manda Bean


Practice Nurses


Moyra Stocks

Anna Hill

Samia Hanif


Health Care Assistant


Vanessa Bradley

Michele Asquith




Mandy Freeman (Reception & Facilities Manager)

Lynn Bell

Christine Long

Lucy Queney

Leigh Varey

Elizabeth Webster

Suzanne Ross

Joanne Brown




Kelsey Sharp

Jeannette Scott

Brandon Wright

Christine Pattison

Karen Shaw

Jill Sykes

Claire Fox


Range of services provided


As well as providing the essential, additional and directed enhanced services as part of the PMS contract from the location in Shipley the practice is also commissioned to provide a range of extended services as follows:


  • Extended opening hours – late evenings
  • Anticoagulation monitoring and initiation
  • Sexual health – fitting and removal of coils and implants
  • Smoking cessation


The following commissioned services are provided in-house by other providers and also form part of the primary health care team:

  • Concultant General Surgery clinics
  • Mental health counselling and CBT therapies
  • Health Trainers
  • Benefits Advice
  • Carers resource
  • Physio, chiropody, dietician
  • Midwifery
  • Baby Clinic
  • Medicines Management Pharmacist



Affinity Care


Shipley Medical Centre forms part of Affinity Care which comprises 6 GP practices in the Bradford area.    Further information about Affinity Care


Partnership Working

Affinity Care works in direct partnership with other providers within and external to the NHS to continue to develop patient focussed services. NHS providers directly commissioned by Westcliffe Medical Practice include Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Airedale NHS Foundation Trust for the provision of echocardiograms and Consultant support. Affinity Care also works directly with the Bradford Surgical Associates to provide general surgery clinics in the practice, APODI health care to bring disease specific clinics to support patients with specific illness. Westcliffe are directly working with Oberoi Consulting to design and implement computer aid decision systems that work inside the practice clinical systems to ensure good patient care that can then be taken to other practices on a national foot print to take some of our expertise beyond the practice.  Affinity Care has an established working relationship with Prescribing Support Services for medicines management.


Declaration of conflict of interest


The Partners comprising Affinity Care, are directors and shareholders in various other companies that hold contracts for the provision of NHS services with various CCGs and sub-contracting arrangements with multiple Hospital Trusts in the North of England.  Some of the partners also hold clinical lead roles locally and nationally as well working for charities.    Some of their work in improving patient care means working alongside the pharmaceutical industry as per transparent codes of conduct.    A full list of all activities and relationships is available on the practice websites.



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