Welcome to Rycroft Primary Care Centre

Rycroft Primary Care Centre is a NHS GP Surgery in Havercroft with a branch Surgery in South Hiendley.

We hope you find this website both useful and informative and welcome any comments or suggestions about this website, or how it may be improved.


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Saturday Morning Opening

Extended Hours Proposal (Word document)

Please Note: From 1st September 2019 the practice will no longer be open on Saturday mornings as agreed with our patient participation group.

If you require a GP on this day please call 01226 725555 and your call will be diverted to GP care Wakefield / local care direct.

We will however be opening later on a Monday, Tuesday and Friday evening up to 7.30pm and Thursdays from 7.30am up to 7pm.


Medication changes that may affect you

Mandanol 500mg tabs/caps - Paracetamol 500mg tabs, Eroset 500mg/10mg tabs - Co-dydramol 10mg/500mg tabs & Emcozin 30mg/500mg tabs to Zapain 30/500mg tabs or generic Co-Codamol 30mg/500mg tabs.


General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

The new data protection regulation requires the practice to raise awareness of what personal data we hold, how we collect this data and who this data is shared with. We have a new patient privacy notice which you may wish to read Patient Privacy Notice (Word document).   We also have available a young person friendly version of the patient privacy notice.

Young Person's Privacy Notice (Word document)



The new, simple and secure way to access a range of NHS services on your smartphone or tablet.  What the NHS App does

Use the NHS App to:

  • check your symptoms
  • find out what to do when you need help urgently
  • book and manage appointments at your GP surgery
  • order repeat prescriptions
  • view your GP medical record securely
  • register to be an organ donor
  • choose how the NHS uses your data

Please ask at reception if you would like more information and help to use the NHS App.



If you would like more information regarding Carers Wakefield & District please see the following websites:

Carers Wakefield website

WF Youth website

Please note that we also have a 'Carers Champion' (Publisher docuemnt) based in the surgery to help.


Research Ready

We would like to thank all of our patients who took part in the Early Arthritis, Health & Wellbeing, GP Radicalisation and the ABACUS studies.  We are currently the highest recruiting practice in NHS research in Wakefield and would like to continue working with our patients via research activity, to improve health outcomes for all.


Patient Access Policy

The Practice has a new Patient Access Policy which gives you our most up to date information on how to access our services.

Patient Access Policy (Word document)


TARGET dates

Please note the Surgery will be closed on these dates from 12pm onwards, If you require non urgent medical attention please call out of hours 111, if you require urgent medical attention please call 999

  • 26th Feb 2020
  • 18th Mar 2020
  • 22nd Apr 2020
  • 13th May 2020
  • 17th June 2020
  • 15th July 2020
  • AUG - No Training
  • 16th Sep 2020
  • 14th October 2020
  • 11th Nov 2020
  • 13th Jan 2021
  • 24th Feb 2021
  • 17th Mar 2021


Rycroft Gym

The gym is now open at the following times:

Monday 09.00 to 13.00 (SW)
Tuesday 09.00 to 13.00 (SW)
Wednesday 09.00 to 13.00 (SW)
Thursday 09.30 to 14:30 (GD)
Friday 09:30 to 14:30 (GD)

Any changes to the above times will be well communicated to users of the service.  There is a charge of £2.50 per one hour session.  Your Gym Instructor is Stacey Walker and she is happy to assist all patients' who wish to use the gym. We now have Gavin Dawson who is a gym instructor/personal trainer and also a peer mentor for turning point, who now works in the gym on Thursdays and Fridays 09:30am - 3pm. Please feel free to come along.


Accessible Information Standard (AIS)

All organisations that provide NHS services, or publicly funded adult social care have implemented and conformed to the Accessible Information Standard (1605). This means we would like to record your preferred method of contact so that you can receive your health information in a format you can understand.

For most of us our preferred method of contact is our home number or mobile number but for example, if you suffer from hard of hearing or blindness that may not be suitable for you. If you or someone you are caring for wishes us to contact you in another way, please do let us know by informing our reception staff at the practice.   We will then record your needs by highlighting it on your medical records. 


General News

Our current news stories include:


Other News and Information

Patient Participation Group (PPG)

Did you know we have a Rycroft Primary Care Centre and South Hiendley Surgery Patient Participation Group?  Our next meeting date at Rycroft is yet to be confirmed, please let us know if you would like to be involved.

For any patients who are unable to attend the meetings, we are also starting a 'virtual' group, where we send out information by e-mail to our PPG members, asking for your feedback regarding our service and input into any new projects or services which we may be considering, please let us know if you would be happy to be part of this 'virtual' group.

Patient Group Page
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