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Welcome to Marple Cottage Surgery

Welcome to Marple Cottage Surgery. With patient’s needs at the heart of everything we do, our website has been designed to make it easy for you to gain instant access to the information you need. As well as specific practice details such as opening hours and how to register, you’ll find a wealth of useful pages covering a wide range of health issues along with links to other relevant medical organisations.

We are now on Facebook and Twitter to keep you up-to-date with the latest news and information. 


Mar 2020 - Temporary postponement of online bookable appointments

As part of the practice Coronavirus triage process we have been advised by Public Health England to postpone online bookable appointments.  Therefore all appointments must be triaged by a receptionist who will then pass to a GP to speak to you if required.  Thank you for your understanding at this time .

Mar 2020 - 11 March 2020 is Stop Smoking Day.

If you would like to stop smoking we have a Stop Smoking Clinic at the practice on Friday afternoons.  Just ask reception.

Mar 2020 - Evening and Weekend Appointments

We are open 08:00am - 12:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays; alternate weekendsfor pre-bookable appointments. For any urgent health needs please contact 111, or ring 999 for an emergency.

Our next Saturday and Sunday appointments are scheduled for:

Saturday 7 Mar 2020

Sunday 8 Mar 2020

Saturday 21 Mar 2020

Sunday  22 Mar 2020

Saturday 4 Apr 2020

Sunday 5 Apr 2020

Saturday 18 Apr 2020

Sunday 19 Apr 2020

Saturday 2 May 2020

Sunday 3 May 2020

Saturday 16 May 2020

Sunday 17 May 2020

Saturday 30 May 2020

Sunday 31 May 2020

Saturday 13 Jun 2020

Sunday 14 Jun 2020

Saturday 27 Jun 2020

Sunday 28 Jun 2020

February 2020 - New doctor

From February 2020 Dr Zaffar Zia will be joining the practice on a 12 month placement

February 2020 - Quality Teaching Practice Award!

As a Training Practice we are committed providing medical students from the University of Manchester  the opportunity to learn about general practice and, hopefully, encourage them to want to be GPs in the future.

We are delighted to confirm that based on the feedback from the students we have received a Gold Award for Excellence in teaching Year 5 Medical Students in 2019-20.

Thank you to all our patients who had a consultations to make this possible.


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