This website uses cookies to function correctly.
You may delete cookies at any time but doing so may result in some parts of the site not working correctly.


Have you had your Flu Vaccination yet? We are now at the end of our Flu Vaccination Campaign. Call us on 0161 426 0011 to arrange a time that suits you or book online at  

We are delighted to confirm that following our recent Care Quality Commission inspection in February 2018, we have been reaccredited as an Outstanding Practice. For further information click above to read the report.

    for the latest Practice News

If you need urgent medical assistance between 6.30pm - 8:00am (when the practice is closed) you should call 111 (please call 0161 476 2299 between 12:30 -13:30 on Tuesdays and 18:00 - 18:30 on Fridays)

For more information about NHS111 please see link:

Named GP: As from June 2015 we are obliged to inform patients that they have a “named GP”. This has no bearing at all on which GP you currently see and / or wish to see in the future.


Dr Andrew Johnson (m)

johnson.jpgBSc MB ChB MRCGP

Dr Andrew Johnson became a Partner at Marple Cottage Surgery in 1999, following 18 months in the sunshine of Western Australia where the first of his two daughters was born.

His interests include chronic diseases such as hypertension (blood pressure), heart disease, asthma and COPD. He also performs a variety of minor surgery procedures.

Having played competitive sport all his life Dr Johnson also has a major interest in musculoskeletal (bone and joints) medicine, from sports injuries and prevention of these to arthritis.

He is also currently doctor to the Manchester City FC Academy.

For non-urgent matters you can email Dr Johnson at


Dr Maher Al-Ausi (m)


Dr Al-Ausi trained at Manchester University before undertaking surgical training in London and Bristol.  When his sons were born he switched to General practice to spend more time with his family, which brought him back to the Stockport area.  He was a registrar at Marple Cottage Surgery in 2010 before becoming a partner when Dr Wells retired in 2013.

With his surgical background in mind he has taken over the Vasectomy Service in Stockport, and has an interest in Family Planning.  Furthermore, he continues to practise minor surgery procedures.  Otherwise his main responsibility is leading the clinical development at Marple Cottage.

Dr Al-Ausi enjoys cycling and still rides his bike to work as often as he can.

For non-urgent matters you can email Dr Al-Ausi at

Dr Samantha Wise (f)


I studied at Nottingham University and qualified as a Doctor in 2007. In my final year of medical school, I spent 6 weeks working at a small hospital and rural clinics in Fiji. I have travelled around the UK a bit with my training. I spent one year working in Charing Cross Hospital in London doing jobs in colorectal & vascular surgery and respiratory & acute medicine and then moved to West Wales where I spent a year completing my foundation training.

I then moved to Cardiff and did hospital medical training for 2 years in jobs including gastroenterology, cardiology, respiratory, endocrinology and infectious diseases and during this time completed my MRCP (Membership of Royal College of Physicians).

I then decided settle in the Stockport area to do GP training. During my time at Stepping Hill I have done obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics.

Following my GP training placement at Marple Cottage Surgery, between 2012 - 2014, I took a permanent GP role at the practice from July 2015.

For non-urgent matters you can email Dr Wise at

Dr Antonia Wyatt (f)


.Dr Wyatt

I attended Manchester University and qualified in 2009. I have worked in the Manchester area since University and have worked in a variety of specialities. I completed my GP training in 2014 and I worked as a GP in Rochdale for 2 years until moving to Marple Cottage in August 2016.


For non-urgent matters you can email Dr Wyatt at


Dr Jessica Caldwell (f)

Dr Caldwell is on a four month placement with the practice from Aug - Dec 2018

Dr Ben Liu (m)

Dr Liu will be on a six month placement with the practice from the end of August 2018

Call 111 when you need medical help fast but it’s not a 999 emergencyNHS ChoicesThis site is brought to you by My Surgery Website