Emma qualified as a Registered General Nurse (RGN) and a Registered Sick Children's Nurse (RSCN) in 1998 at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London. During her four years there, she gained extensive experience in paediatric nursing and then completed a further four years experience at St George's Hospital, London.
Emma also holds a BsC in Health Studies which includes health promotion and women's health. In 1995 she moved to New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton and went on to hold a position as the ward manager of a 48 bed paediatric ward in 2001.
Emma's clinical skills and competencies have been kept fully up to date by working
along side specialists daily, ensuring the quality of care was constantly maintained
on the ward. Her knowledge of nursing includes working alongside asthmatic, surgical
and orthopaedic patients
Emma joined Shropshire Skin Clinic in June 2007 as a temporary member of staff and moved to a permanent contract in March 2008.
Emma carries out microdermabrasion, skin peel, hair removal treatments. And photorejuvination. Additionally, Emma undertakes nurse led Photodynamic Therapy and monitoring of female patients on Isotretinoin. She assists Dr Murdoch in all other treatments carried out at Shropshire Skin Clinic including laser treatments and skin surgery procedures.
Emma has received basic and advanced training on Microdermabrasion, Agera Skin Peels and the Agera Rx Medical Product range. In November 2007 and in 2011, Emma attended an update for the Agera Rx Medical product range.
In 2009, Emma completed a BTEC Award in Laser/IPL Hair Removal and Photorejuvination .
Emma attended the UK Photodynamic Therapy training day in London in November 2008 and undertook further training in Photodynamic Therapy in 2009, completing her training and competency assessment in this field in 2010.
Emma has also completed a course in ‘The Principles of Nursing Management of Patients With Skin Cancer and Those Requiring Minor Surgery’.
All nursing Staff at Shropshire Skin Clinc undertake annual training to include, CPR (resuscitation) and anaphylaxis, medical devices, fire safety, manual handling, child protection awareness and health and safety training.