Merrey Road,
Stafford,
ST17 9LY

Opening Hours


Surgery Opening Hours

Our normal working hours are Monday to Friday 8am to 6.30pm

Friday afternoons are for emergencies only

For Bank Holiday hours please check with the practice

The practice closes on some afternoons for training purposes.

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Surgery Extended Opening Hours

Please be advised that Rising Brook Surgery offer patients appointments outside the normal contracted hours. These additional appointments are for patients who, due to work commitments, find it difficult to attend during normal contracted hours for a routine appointment with a GP or Nurse. Appointments within the extended opening hours are available to all registered patients.

If you require an appointment outside of the normal contracted hours, please telephone 01785 251 134 two days or more in advance. Please be advised appointments can be made up to 4 weeks in advance.

  • Monday, with Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Practice Nurse, 7am to 8am
  • Tuesday, with General Practitioner (GP), 7am to 8am
  • Friday, with Practice Nurse, 7am to 8am

Surgery Reception will not be open during these extended hours. If you have an appointment booked, please take a seat in the waiting room and the Doctor or Nurse will call you in.

Our extended hours are constantly reviewed to ensure we are meeting patient demand, therefore may change from time to time.

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Primary Care Extended Access (Evening and Weekends)

A network of GP Practices has been set up across Stafford, Rugeley and the Seisdon area of Staffordshire offering extended opening hours (evening and weekends) for prebookable and same day routine appointments with a healthcare professional (for example Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Clinical Pharmacist, GP).

Primary Care Extended Access Leaflet.

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Protected Learning Time

This Practice will close for training on the following afternoons from 1pm:

When our surgery is closed, please call 111 for medical advice. Do not go to Accident and Emergency (A&E) unless advised to. Talk before you walk.

Dates the Surgery is closed from 1pm are:

  • 7th April 2022
  • 12th May 2022
  • 16th June 2022
  • 14th July 2022
  • 11th August 2022
  • 15th September 2022
  • 13th October 2022
  • 17th November 2022
  • 15th December 2022
  • 12th January 2023
  • 9th February 2023
  • 16th March 2023

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When we are Closed

For health information and advice, or if you need medical help fast when we are closed, call NHS 111. NHS 111 is the number to call when you need medical help fast but it’s not a life threatening emergency.

In life threatening emergencies such as chest pain and severe shortness of breath you should call 999

Further information can be found on our Urgent Problems page.