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 Welcome to the Horse Fair Practice Group 

We are a 6 Doctor Training Practice operating from 3 sites:Keele Logo

    • Horse Fair Practice (Sandy Lane Health Centre)
    • Hillsprings Surgery (Springfields Health & Wellbeing Centre)
    • Armitage Surgery

We are committed to providing high quality care to both new and existing patients living in Rugeley, Armitage and surrounding areas.

The Practice has GP Trainees, Medical Students, Practice Nurses, Administration and Reception staff and a wider primary health care team to provide the best possible healthcare.  We have a single point access number: 01889 582244.  By dialing this number you will able to make and cancel appointments for all 3 sites, as well as access test results.

All our staff are dedicated to offering a professional service and the surgery website helps us to keep all our patients up to date with news and information about our practice.

As well as a source of information about our practice, the staff and the services we provide, we hope you will use this website as a useful resource for other health-related information. Please have a look around and do send us some feedback if you like (you can use the Comments/Suggestions facility on the Contact Us page). We can use your ideas to improve our online services and further develop the content of this website.


The Horse Fair Practice Group provides a comprehensive service, available to all irrespective of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief and respects their human rights.

The Practice promotes equality through service and will pay particular attention to groups or sections of society where improvements in health and life expectancy are not in keeping with the rest of the population.

The Practice aspires to the highest standards of excellence and professionalism, and will provide high-quality care that is safe, effective and focused on the patient

Practice services will reflect the needs and preferences of patients, their families and their carers. Patients, with their families and carers, will be involved in and consulted on all decisions about their care and treatment.

The Practice will work in partnership across organisations, with the interests of patients, local communities and the wider population.

The Practice will be accountable to the public, communities and patients that it serves.

Please do have a look at our surgery booklet, by clicking the link.  This details all our services: Horse Fair Practice Group E-Booklet.pdf



The practice currently offers patients' facilities to book, view, amend, cancel and print appointments online.

The practice currently offers the facility for all patients to order online, view and print a list of their repeat prescriptions for drugs, medicines or applicances.

This practice offers patients facilities to view online, export or print any summary information from their record, relating to medications, allergies, adverse reactions and any other items agreed between the practice and individual patient.

You can use the EMIS Access online system to book and cancel appointments and request repeat prescriptions via a computer or smart-phone.  Simple go to one of our reception desks with a form of ID and request your unique pin number.






Protected Learning Time


The Practice will close for training on the following afternoons:


Wednesday 9th March 2016

Tuesday 12th April 2016

Wednesday 11th May 2016

Tuesday 7th June 2016

Wednesday 6th July 2016

Tuesday 9th August 2016

Wednesday 7th September 2016

Tuesday 4th October 2016

Wednesday 9th November 2016

Tuesday 6th December 2016

Wednesday 11th January 2017

Tuesday 7th February 2017

Wednesday 8th March 2017


Bank Holidays

Please make sure you put your prescription requests in early to ensure you do not run out of medication during the holiday period. 

EASTER:  Friday March 25th & Monday March 28th 2016

MAY DAY: Monday May 2nd 2016

SPRING BANK HOLIDAY: Monday May 30th 2016

LATE SUMMER HOLIDAY: Monday August 29th 2016

CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY: Monday December 26th and Tuesday December 27th 2016


Armitage Surgery Now Accept Credit/Debit Cards.  Payments are accepted for services carried out at any of our three sites.

Credit/Debit Cards

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