Our Staff

Doctors

DR NASEEM KHAN

MBBS MRCP MRCGP, dip family planning

Dr Khan graduated in Pakistan. In November 1998 he moved to UK and started working for the NHS as a junior doctor at James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough. He then specialised in renal medicine at JCUH and Nottingham City Hospital. In 2003, he was accepted onto the Cleveland General Practice Vocational Training Scheme. He had part of his VTS training at Marsh house medical centre, Later on, he joined Marsh house as a partner in 2005. He is the lead practitioner for minor surgery and long acting reversible contraception. He is also a tutor for Foundation doctors at the surgery and a GP lead for the North East Renal Network. He is an appraiser. He enjoys different business ventures and is a director for Billingham Headway Limited and Billingham Health Limited. He lives locally with his wife and 2 young children. In his spare time He enjoys playing squash and cooking for his family.

DR PAWANJIT SINGH

MBBS MRCP MRCGP (2003-2012)

Having originally qualified as a doctor from University of Newcastle upon Tyne in 1998, Dr Singh trained further in local hospitals and practices to become a GP. He joined the practice in 2006 where one of his roles includes being responsible for training of GP registrars (General Practitioners to be). He lives locally in Billingham. He also works as an Appraiser of other local GPs. His interests include golf and NUFC.

DR JUDITH DONKIN

MBChB (Hons) MRCGP (2004-2006) Masters MedEd (2015)

Dr Donkin started her NHS career as a qualified nurse. She returned to studies and attended medical school in the early 1990s and graduated from Leicester University in 1999. She returned to the north east and completed the Cleveland GP Vocational Training Scheme. She joined Marsh House Medical Practice in 2005 having worked briefly in Darlington. Her clinical interests include sexual health and palliative care. She leads the undergraduate training in the practice co-ordinating teaching for 3rd, 4th and 5th year medical students and is the practice lead for Billingham and Norton Primary Care Network. Dr Donkin lives locally with her family. She tries to keep fit and enjoys running and cycling.

DR HASSAN TAHIR

MB ChB MRCGP

Teesside born and bred, Dr Tahir returned home after completing his medical degree in Manchester in 2009. He has an interest in Cancer and Palliative Care and is the Personalised Care Lead within the Northern Cancer Alliance. His other clinical interests include Joint Injections and Minor Surgery. He also works with the CQC as a GP special advisor and is a Non-Executive Director at Tees Valley CCG. He will soon be involved in the training of GP Registrars at the practice. He lives locally with his family and enjoys outdoor walks and cycling. He has a passion for sport, especially MFC and is nostalgic about growing up in the best decade for Music, TV and Cars …. The 90s.

DR PETER MORGAN

MBBS MRCGP

Dr Morgan originally trained in the North at Durham/Newcastle university and worked locally within a few of the hospitals there (mainly North Tees). He then went down to Surrey to complete his GP training and returned to the North in 2021 after it was completed. He is involved in the teaching for 3rd year medical students and his growing interests include skin related problems, headaches, and hopefully minor surgery in the future. He lives locally in the area with his wife and two young children, and outside of work he enjoys baking and exploring all of the local areas

Nurses

Our Practice nursing team provide a variety of treatment room services, including dressings, removal of sutures, ear syringing, cervical smear tests, vaccinations including childhood immunisations and general health advice. The Practice nurses also run chronic disease management clinics such as Asthma, COPD and Diabetes.

RACHEL DIXON

RN, Diplomas in Asthma, COPD, CHD, CVD. ARTP registered

Rachel began her nursing career in 1991 and worked mainly in General Medicine at North Tees hospital. She joined Marsh House in 2005 and gained her Diploma in Asthma/COPD. She specialises in compression bandaging/dressings. Rachel also has qualifications in health promotion, teaching and assessing in clinical practice and a diploma in professional studies.

JILL SALVIN

RN, Diploma in Diabetes Management

Jill began her nursing training in 2001 and qualified in 2004. She the commenced her nursing career at North Durham Hospital working in the Gynaecology and Intensive Care units. She joined the Marsh House team in 2013 as a practice nurse and has since gained a diploma in diabetes management.

Healthcare Assistants

HELEN WATTS

NVQ 3 in general health care support, UCPD in health, social, diagnostic and therapeutic support.

Helen began her NHS career in 2005 working in the Elderly Care, Gynaecology and Surgical departments. She has gained a Technical certificate in Care along with key skills certificates, NVQs and a UCPD from Teesside university. She joined Marsh House in 2015 and is responsible for treatment room services and assisting in minor surgery. Helen also works 2 days a week as the Deputy Manager of the Practice.

KAYLEE STIRLING

NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care

Kaylee began her NHS career in 2013 working at James Cook Hospital. During her time at James Cook she has worked on Surgical, Gynaecology and Urology wards. Kaylee began working at Marsh House Medical Practice in 2021. She is responsible for treatment room services and assisting in minor surgery.

Practice Management

EILEEN COLLINGWOOD

Eileen started her working life with HMRC in 1973. She took time off to have a family and started her NHS career with Marsh House as a receptionist in 1992. She became Reception Supervisor in 2000 and then took over her current role as Practice Manager in 2004.

Community Midwives

Provide care for mothers before, during and after delivery. They also care for the baby in the first ten days of life.

District Nurses

Offer support and help for the elderly, the chronic and terminally ill. The District Nurses carry out home visits to patients who are housebound and require nursing care.

Health Visitors

Are available for consultation regarding children aged 0-5 and their families.