Our Staff



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.


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.


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 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 young children, and outside of work he enjoys baking and exploring all of the local areas


MBBS, MSc (Public Health), MRCGP

Dr Akbar graduated from Pakistan in 2009 and arrived in the UK for her postgraduate degree in public health, which she completed in 2012. She started working for the NHS in 2013 and worked in A&E for a bit before going into GP training. She finished her GP training in Surrey, moved up North with her family in 2022 and started working for Marsh House in September 2023. She loves and enjoys being a GP and is passionate about general health, fitness and mental wellbeing. She is involved in teaching Y4 medical students and is keen on joint injections. She is interested in all aspects of dermatology and is currently doing a master's in cosmetic dermatology and skin ageing. She lives with her husband and children near Thirsk and enjoys spending time with her family.


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.


RN, Diploma in Adult Nursing, 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.


RN, Diploma in Adult Nursing, UCPD in COPD and Asthma, ARTP certified

Donna qualified as a Nurse in 2010 and began her career working in the Emergency Assessment Unit at a local hospital. She then headed in to Primary Care working as a community Nurse for 7 years. Donna worked as a Practice Nurse in Hartlepool for 3 years before joining the team at Marsh House in 2022. Donna is the practices Respiratory Nurse.

Healthcare Assistants


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.


L3 Diploma in Clinical Health Care Support

Laura began her NHS career working in James Cook Hospital in 2011 working in the emergency department. She then joined the bank of a local NHS trust in 2015 as a HCA, spending time working on a variety of wards within the hospitals in County Durham. She secured her role in Urgent Care in 2017 as a GP driver and HCA. Laura joined the team at Marsh House in 2023 and is looking forward to the challenges of Primary care and increasing her clinical skills.

Practice Management


Practice Managers Association Level 3 Qualification.

Helen began her NHS career in 2005 working in a clinical role. Helen joined the Marsh House Team in 2015 as a HCA. During the Covid-19 Pandemic, Helen worked along side the Practice Manager and became Deputy Manager in 2021. Helen has completed a L3 qualification in leadership and was appointed Practice Manager in January 2023.

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.