Dr Weeks qualified at the London Hospital in Whitechapel in 1984. He worked in A&E then anaestetitics for 3 years before doing obstetrics and gynaecology and paediatrics. He completed his GP trainee year in Southbourne. In 2000 Dr Weeks took a sabatical from Bersted Green and worked in Western Australia for 6 months. This was a mixture of remote and rural medicine, working in hospitals and in primary care settings. Mark is married and has three sons.