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 Welcome to the Horse Fair Practice Group 

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

    • Sandy Lane Health Centre
    • Hillsprings Surgery
    • 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.


Summary Care Records

The Horse Fair Practice are supporting the roll out of the Summary Care Record and went live on 6 November 2012.

Summary Care Records will give healthcare staff access to key health information, which means they can provide safer care and treatment to patients in an emergency, for example, when providing care in out-of-hours services.

A Summary Care Record will hold limited essential information such as details of any medications the patient is taking and any allergies or adverse reactions to medicines they have had.

Additional information can be added to a patient's Summary Care Record with explicit consent from patient.

See option 2 on right hand side of page for further information about Summary Care Records.





What is Patient Access?

With Patient Access, you can now access your local GP services at home, work or on the move — wherever you can connect to the internet. What's more, because Patient Access is a 24 hour online service you can do this in your own time, day or night.


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.




Bank Holiday - August 25th 2014

Christmas Day - December 25th 2014

Boxing Day - December 26th 2014

New Years Day - January 1st 2015

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


Protected Learning Time

The Practice will close for training on the following afternoons:

Tuesday 12th August 2014

Wednesday 10th September 2014

Thursday 16th October 2014

Tuesday 11th November 2014

Wednesday 10th December 2014

Thursday 15th January 2015

Tuesday 10th February 2015

Wednesday 18th March 2015


In an Emergency only during any of the above afternoons please call 111 your call will be redirected to Out Of Hours Cover

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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