Mrs Gail Black RGN

Gail qualified as a registered general nurse (RGN) at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital in 1991. She gained extensive experience working for 11 years on the oncology (cancer), medical  and renal (kidney) wards at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.


She worked as a staff nurse in the outpatient department at the Shropshire Nuffield Hospital between 2002 and 2005. Her interest in dermatology and cosmetic treatments developed whilst supporting consultant dermatologists and plastic surgeons working in the department.



Gail is one of our original members of staff and joined us at Shropshire Skin Clinic when we opened in 2004.


Clinic Resposibilities:

Gail carries out microdermabrasion, skin peel, hair removal, photodynamic therapy and Lux 1540 fractional laser treatments. She assists Dr Murdoch in all other treatments carried out at Shropshire Skin Clinic including laser treatments and skin surgery procedures.


Training:

Gail has received basic and advanced training  on Microdermabrasion, Agera Skin Peels and the Agera Rx Medical Product range. She is trained to use our Intense Pulsed Light hair removal systems and our new Lux 1540 fractional laser.


In November 2005 Gail attended the 2 day joint British Medical Laser Association and Lasercare Meeting. During this meeting she attended the following courses:


- A basic course in laser safety approved by the British Medical Laser Association.

- Basic principles and clinical practice.


In 2006 Gail was awarded the Laser Hair Removal BTEC Diploma  after attending a week long residential course and successfully completing assignments.


In November 2007 she attended an update for the Agera Rx Medical product range.


Gail attended the UK Photodynamic Therapy training day in London in November 2008.


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.


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