Aim and Intention of the Membership Committee


Chair: Nora Nugent

I am a Consultant Plastic Surgeon based in the South East of England. My clinical interests are aesthetic surgery of the face, breast and body, aesthetic medicine, reconstructive surgery for breast and skin cancer, traumatic burn and limb injuries. I focus on achieving high-quality clinical results in combination with excellent patient care. I am actively involved in plastic surgery teaching and training.


BMedSci Pathology 1st class honours UCD 2000
MB BCh BAO 2nd class honours UCD 2000
MRCSI 2003
ECFMG certification 2005
FRCSI (Plast) 2010
Eur Dip Hand Surgery FESSH/UEMS 2010
Professional Certificate in Healthcare Management 2010
Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training Plastic Surgery 2011
IMC & GMC Specialist Registration Plastic Surgery 2011
Cardiff University Medico-Legal Foundation Certificate 2015


Medical School, Unversity College Dublin 1994-2000
Internship, St Vincent’s Unversity Hospital, Dublin 2000-2001
Basic Surgical Training, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2001-2003
Higher Surgical Training Plastic Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2006-2011
Fellowship Burns & Critical Care, Shriner’s Hospitals for Children-Galveston, Texas 2005-2006
Fellowship Plastic Surgery, St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney 2010-2011
Fellowship Hand Surgery, Victorian Hand Surgery Associates Melbourne 2011


Queen Victoria Hospital, Holtye Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 3DZ, UK


Purity Bridge, 19 Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN4 8AE, UK


• 30+ publications and book chapters in the medical literature focusing on reconstructive and aesthetic plastic surgery
• Peer reviewer for plastic surgery journals
• Invited speaker at national & international conferences for reconstructive & aesthetic plastic surgery


• British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons
• British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeons
• International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
• European Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
• British Burn Association
• Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons
• Royal Society of Medicine – Plastic Surgery Section
Ms Nora Nugent FRCSI (Plast)
• Confederation of British Surgery


• Surgical Tutor & Programme Director HEKSS Core Trainees, Queen Victoria Hospital 2013-18
• Faculty on EMSB (BBA), DCOTS (RCSEng), Perioperative Care MSc (University of Brighton), Trauma & Burns (QVH) Courses
• Interviewer for UK National Selection of Core Surgical Trainees & Specialty Trainees in Plastic Surgery
• Director of HEKSS Regional Teaching Day in Plastic Surgery for Core Trainees 2014-18
• Lecturer to HELON plastic surgery trainees, GPs, paramedics, core trainees, nurses, medical students & organisation of Pan Thames Regional Teaching Days for plastic surgery trainees
• Organisation of 2016 – 2017 educational programme of events for Plastic Surgery Section, RSM including aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery meetings


• Council Member BAAPS 2018-current
• Board Member BAAPS Support 2019-current
• Board Member EASAPS/ESAPS & Chair Membership Committee 2019-current
• Council Member Plastic Surgery Section, RSM & Past President for 2016-2017 Academic Year
• Board Member London South East Burn Network Operational Delivery Network 2018-current
• Clinical Lead for Burns, Queen Victoria Hospital 2018-current
• Past member of HEKSS Core Surgical Training Committee & HELON Plastic Surgery Surgical Training Committee, past Simulation Lead for Plastic Surgery QVH


Karen Rogerson


Michel Rouif