Director of Nursing
Mary O’Brien RN
Mary is our Director of Nursing and Clinical Services and has worked with LBPS since 2009. Mary qualified as a Registered Nurse in 1986, a Midwife 1988 and a Family Planning Nurse in 1993. She also studied Acupuncture for three years and qualified as an Acupuncturist from The British College of Acupuncture in 1992. Mary has worked in the NHS and privately as a Midwife and a Practice Nurse for over twenty five years. In 2008 Mary returned to University to study at degree level to attain her Independent Nurse Prescriber qualification. Most recently in 2014 Mary completed her Accreditation Programme at the Marion Gluck Clinic to become the first Nurse in the UK to prescribe Bio-Identical hormones for treatment of the menopause and andropause helping men and women cope with symptoms of hormonal imbalance. Mary is also an experienced aesthetic nurse who treats active facial lines combined with dermal fillers to enhance facial volume and contours helping achieve a more youthful appearance.
Natalie joined LBPS in August 2015 as a Practice Nurse, having gained her 1st Class Honours degree in Adult Nursing. Prior to joining the clinic, she refined her practice within the ICU setting and has therefore developed an extensive specialist knowledge of both intensive and critical care. Natalie’s experience gained throughout her career progression to date has allowed her to contribute positively as a member of our exceptional nursing team at LBPS. In 2016 Natalie qualified as a electrolysis therapist and is able to offer pain free electrolysis under local anaesthetic. Natalie always strives to keep the team smiling with her wicked sense of humour and crazy dance moves!
Laura joined LBPS in June 2018 as a Practice Nurse, having gained her Adult Nursing Degree at Ulster University in 2016. Prior to joining the team, Laura thrived on expanding her knowledge and clinical experience in an acute surgical ward. Since starting she has been applying her specialist surgical skills and have a positive impact on all the patients she treats. She always aims to apply the highest standard of patient centred care for each individual and does so with a warm heart and a soothing Irish accent!
Candice Brown – Specialist Skin Aesthetician
Candice has been in the aesthetic industry for over 10 years, performing a range of face and body treatments. Her greatest reward is helping clients explore ways to make changes in their lives that will allow them to feel confident in their own skin. Candice customises her treatments to the individual as everyone’s skin is different. She then enjoys letting them see how far they’ve come with before and after photos. She believes the rewards of good skin care can inspire a sense of wellbeing both on a physical and emotional level. Candice has been lucky to meet many amazing people throughout her career so far and is excited to have the opportunity to meet many more at LBPS!
Lynsey joined LBPS in August 2013. She has been in the aesthetic industry for over 15 years, specialising in lasers and radio frequency, for skin rejuvenation and body contouring. She has experience with holistic treatments which give her a unique and caring approach. Lynsey is also a fully qualified and registered Manual Lymphatic Drainage therapist. She treats patients pre and post operatively to accelerate the body’s healing process and improve their wellbeing as they recover.
Maeve joined LBPS in February 2016 as a Practice Nurse, having obtained her Adult Nursing degree and accumulating experience in both an acute medical and surgical hospital setting. In May 2017, Maeve was promoted to Business Manager as her management, interpersonal skills and incredible ability to strive for excellence had not gone unnoticed. In her new role, she now focuses on the day-to-day operation of the clinic as well as both business and staff development. Maeve is also responsible for ensuring that the very highest standards of patient care are maintained and our patients’ journeys are as smooth and stress-free as possible.
Hannah joined LBPS in January 2015 having previously worked in Spa’s in London and Kent. She is a fully trained skin and body therapist but decided she preferred the administrative side of dealing with patients. Having joined as a Receptionist, she has since been promoted and is now able to put her knowledge and experience to good use working as a Senior Practice Administrator.
Alexandra joined LBPS in January 2016 having come to England from Hungary more than 12 years ago to study English at Bromley College, then Italian at Westminster University. Alexandra worked in the hospitality industry for 9 years, gaining experience as a Team Leader and moved on to work in an NHS practice in 2014 as a Receptionist/Medical Administrator. Alexandra decided she wanted to experience work in the private sector and joined LBPS as Practice Administrator in January 2016.
Having worked in the Travel and Tourism industry previously as cabin crew, Lucy decided to bring her customer service skills to LBPS. Lucy has thoroughly enjoyed broadening her knowledge into the aesthetic industry and loves that she can continue to meet a wide range of people from all walks of life. Utilising her warm and friendly approach, she endeavours to make all patients feel welcome and at home within the clinic as soon as they arrive.