Ms Nora Nugent
Consultant Plastic Surgeon
Specialist interests: Burns, microsurgical reconstruction including limb trauma and breast reconstruction.
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 her colleagues, Tania Cubison, Paul Drake 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 the USA and Australia. Training in burn care and surgery was undertaken in Shriners Hospitals for Children in 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 holds an Honorary Consultant appointment with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust. She is a Board Member of the London and South East Burn Network and also sits on the councils of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons, the European Association of Societies of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery and the Plastic Surgery Section of the Royal Society of Medicine (Past President of the Plastic Surgery Section 2016-2017).