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Dr Maher Al-Ausi


GP Partner

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 … [continue] Dr Maher Al-Ausi

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Dr Samantha Wise


GP Partner

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 … [continue] Dr Samantha Wise

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Dr Benjamin Liu


Salaried GP

I attended the University of Manchester and graduated in 2008, I spent a portion of my degree studying in New York, giving me a perspective on how another healthcare system … [continue] Dr Benjamin Liu

Dr Sadaf Shah

Salaried GP

Dr Farida Mumuney

Salaried GP

Dr Amy Wood

Salaried GP

Dr Rose Dunning

GPST3 Registrar

Dr Niall Byrne

GPST2 Registrar

Dr Hamza Ali

F2 Doctor

Dr Ali is currently on placement with the Practice from August 2022 until December 2022.

Dr Ibraaheem Khan

F2 Doctor

Dr Khan is currently on placement with the Practice from August 2022 until December 2022.

Dr Fathia Shettima

F1 Doctor

Dr Shettima is currently on placement with the Practice until August 2024.

Dr Helena Stiles

F1 Doctor

Dr Stiles is currently on placement with the Practice until August 2024.

Dr Moe Kishima

F1 Doctor

Dr Kishima is currently on placement with the practice until August 2024.

Nursing Team

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Catherine Jackson

BA (Hons) MSc

Nurse Practitioner

After qualifying as a Registered General Nurse in 1989 where she worked in critical care, renal medicine and in industry Catherine moved into general practice in 1997. For two years … [continue] Catherine Jackson

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Mrs Sarah Wilkinson

Diploma in Nursing from Manchester University 2002

Practice Nurse

In 2002, Sarah attained the Diploma in Nursing from Manchester University and spent 18 months working on the Trauma and Orthopaedic Unit at Stepping Hill Hospital. Sarah joined Marple Cottage … [continue] Mrs Sarah Wilkinson

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Joanne Royle

Senior Health Care Assistant

In 2006, Joanne joined the practice nursing team as a healthcare assistant, which involves offering appointments for blood tests, blood pressure checks, 24hr blood pressure monitoring, spirometry, ECGs and general … [continue] Joanne Royle

Vicky Snelson

Health Care Assistant

Vicky joined the practice in 2012, working in the Reception / Admin team, and more recently training into a Healthcare Assistant role.

Associated Healthcare Staff

Julie Holowko

Community Midwife

Our practice midwife is Julie Holowko. The practice is covered by a team of midwives operating in the Stockport area, which means it might not always be Julie you see … [continue] Julie Holowko

District Nursing Team

The District Nursing Team in Marple work alongside the surgery to provide care and services to the Marple population who are housebound and unable to attend the surgery for such … [continue] District Nursing Team

Health Visitors

Our health visitor team work from Marple Clinic in the Memorial Park where they offer Well Baby/Child Health Clinics and child health promotion clinics. They can be contacted below: The Health Visitor team are … [continue] Health Visitors

First Contact Physiotherapist

First Contact Physiotherapists (FCP) will provide assessment, diagnosis and management of soft tissue, muscle and joint conditions.  All patients, aged 18 & over, can book an appointment to see an … [continue] First Contact Physiotherapist

Wellbeing and Self Care Service

Our Practice-based Wellbeing and Self Care Coordinator offers one to one and group work support to people who have been diagnosed, or at risk of, long-term conditions, or who are … [continue] Wellbeing and Self Care Service

Mental Health Practitioner

Antonia Richards

We are pleased to make you aware that Antonia Richards who is a Senior Mental Health Practitioner is available to our patients. Antonia is employed by Pennine Care NHS Trust … [continue] Mental Health Practitioner

Care Coordinators

Our Practice-Based Care Coordinators Caroline, Louise, Karen & Rhian are available to support patients with Cancer, Frailty, Learning Disabilities and those with Safeguarding concerns. They are based between the six … [continue] Care Coordinators

Clinical Management

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Dr Andrew Johnson


GP Partner

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 … [continue] Dr Andrew Johnson

Practice Management

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Johan Taylor


Practice Manager

After training in law, followed by roles in management, sales and marketing, I joined Marple Cottage Surgery in 2003. As Managing Partner my role involves managing the smooth running of the … [continue] Johan Taylor

Thomas Spedding

Assistant Practice Manager

I am responsible for the operational management of the practice, overseeing the administrative and IT functions of the practice.

Practice Staff

Amanda Halliwell


Danielle Mellor


Katy Waters


Louisa Greevy


Helen Hastie

Reception Supervisor

Penny Skelton

Reception Supervisor

Billy Leach

Deputy Supervisor