Ms Nora Nugent

Mb BCh BAO, FRSCI (Plast), European Diploma in Hand Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery

Main Speciality

Cosmetic Surgery

Sub Speciality

Hand and Wrist Surgery

Cosmetic Surgery
• Body
• Breasts
• Ears
• Eyes
• Face
• Nose
• Genitals
• Non-surgical procedures

Plastic Surgery
• Hand Surgery
• Breast surgery
• Skin cancer
• Reconstructive surgery

Clinical interests

Burn scar reconstruction, post traumatic limb reconstruction, breast augmentation and reduction, facial and body cosmetic surgery, Dupuytren's disease, nerve decompression

Current memberships

Specialist Register in Plastic Surgery
General Medical Council
Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland
Member of British Burn Association
Medical Protection Society
Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons
2016/17 President, Royal Society of Medicine, Plastic Surgery Section

Professional Profile

Ms Nora Nugent is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon at Queen Victoria Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Royal Sussex County Hospital (Honorary).

She graduated from University College Dublin and completed specialist training in plastic surgery with the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. She undertook postgraduate fellowships in North America and Australia. Training in advanced burn critical care and burn surgery (acute and reconstructive) was undertaken during her fellowship at Shriners Hospitals for Children – Galveston, Texas. Nora obtained additional subspecialty training in Australia completing a plastic surgery fellowship at St. Vincent's Hospital, Sydney which encompassed both reconstructive surgery (including microsurgery) and aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery and also a hand surgery fellowship with Victorian Hand Surgery Associates, Melbourne.

Ms Nugent holds an NHS appointment at the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, where her interests include burns, lower limb reconstruction and hand surgery as well as general plastic surgery. She has an Honorary Consultant position with Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals at the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton. Ms Nugent is the Surgical Tutor at the Queen Victoria Hospital and is the Programme Director for Core Surgical Trainees at the hospital.

Ms Nugent maintains a broad range of clinical interests within plastic surgery and regularly attends conferences within the specialty to keep up to date with evolving techniques and new developments in plastic surgery. She is also a member of multidisciplinary clinical groups overseeing the management of burns, skin cancer and lower limb injuries.