Consultant Profile

Ms Kirsten McDougall

Name:
Ms Kirsten McDougall 
Practicing at:
Spire Bushey Hospital
Specialties:
  • Allied Health Professionals
    • Dietetics
Current NHS and /or university posts:

The Whittington Hospital

Spire Bushey Hospital

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)

Member of the Royal College of Nursing

Allied member of the British Obesity Society Patients Association (BOSPA)

Member of Outpatients Nursing Forum

Member of Perioperative and Surgical Nursing Forum.

 
Background Information 
Professional profile:

Kirsten McDougall is a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Bariatric Surgery. She is very experienced and specialises in educating patients before surgery on gastric banding, gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy.

Kirsten qualified from Homerton college in Cambridge as a Registered Nurse in 1996 and since then she has worked in the NHS and more recently in the private sector as well. In 2006 Kirsten was appointed as Matron of the Day Treatment Centre at Hinchingbrooke Hospital in Cambridgeshire after senior managers recognised her passion for excellent standards of care and nursing.

Kirsten offers expert advice and nursing support to patients and their families following surgery and is available on the phone for adivse and support following surgery, once the patient is discharged from hospital. She also co-ordinates and organises the monthly support group for patients to meet together and share their experiences.  


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Ms Kirsten McDougall

Ms Kirsten McDougall Allied Health Professionals Consultant, Bushey, Watford, private hospital specialist.

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