Ms Nora Nugent
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Specialist interests: Burns, microsurgical reconstruction including limb trauma and breast reconstruction, hand surgery, skin cancer, and general plastic surgery
Ms Nora Nugent joined Queen Victoria Hospital in 2012. She is the Lead Clinician for Burns and is responsible for co-ordinating the multi-disciplinary team that looks after all burns patients at QVH. Along with his colleagues, Adam Blackburn, Tania Cubison and Baljit Dheansa she manages all acute burn injuries as well as the reconstruction of burns patients after they have healed.
Nora graduated from University College Dublin and completed specialist plastic surgery training under the auspices of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She has gained further plastic surgical experience in both the U.S.A. and Australia. Training in burn care and surgery was undertaken in Shriners Hospitals for Children – Galveston,Texas. Nora has also completed a plastic surgery fellowship at St. Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney incorporating reconstructive (including microsurgery) and aesthetic surgery and a hand surgery fellowship with Victorian Hand Surgery Associates, Melbourne.
Ms Nugent is a fully qualified plastic surgeon holding the FRCS (Plast) qualification and specialist registration with the General Medical Council. She also holds an Honorary Consultant appointment with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. She is a member of the specialist groups overseeing burn care, lower limb trauma and skin cancer.