Practice manager – Eileen Collingwood

Eileen began her career with the practice as a receptionist in 1992. She became reception supervisor in 2000 and took over the role of manager in January 2004. She is responsible for all aspects of the day to day running of the practice.

Practice Nursing Team

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.

Linda Aveyard – Practice nurse: SRN, SCM, Cert Ed, Diploma Diabetes in Primary Care

Linda began her NHS career in 1976, training in Hartlepool to become a qualified midwife in 1981. She enjoyed working as a midwife for ten years before taking on the role of Practice Nurse at Marsh House in 1990.

Linda is the Diabetic lead for the practice.

Rachel Dixon – Practice Nurse: RGN, Diploma in Asthma/COPD

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 also specialises in compression bandaging/dressings.

Jill Salvin – Practice nurse

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 in2013 as a practice nurse. She has since gained  a Diabetes Management in Primary Care certificate.

Helen Watts – Heathcare Assistant

Helen began her NHS career in 2005 working in the Elderly Care, Gynaecology and Surgical departments. She joined Marsh House in 2015 and is responsible for treatment room services and assisting in minor surgery.



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Practice Address

Marsh House Medical Practice
Abbey Health Centre
Finchale Avenue
TS23 2DG

Opening Times

Monday:     08.00 - 19.15
Tuesday:     08.00 - 20.00
Wednesday:     08.00 - 18.00
Thursday:     08.00 - 12.00
      14.00 - 18.00
Friday:     08.00 - 18.00
Saturday:     Closed
Sunday:     Closed

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