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 and attends the Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton regularly.
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.