Criteria Best Clinic categories are awarded regionally. The award was only open to clinics that were established before 1 January 2019 and will be judged on commitment to excellence in customer service, patient care and patient safety, as well as evidence of good feedback from patients. There will be no voting process and the winner will be decided by the judging panel.
The Clinical Director is Jackie Partridge MSc BSc RGN NIP. NMC 90H0255S. Jackie has 14 years’ experience within the field of Non-Surgical Aesthetic Practice. She is a KOL and performs many national and international presenting and teaching sessions. Jackie holds a master’s degree in Non-Surgical Aesthetic practice from Northumbria University, a professional practice degree (foundation in Dermatology) from Stirling University and is an independent prescriber. Jackie continues her education by teaching anatomy and injection techniques at Masterclasses Globally.
The clinic also has a Business Director, 5 x Aestheticians, 2 x Administrators, 2 x Doctors, a Doctor of Clinical Psychology and 2 x Consultant Dermatologists. All our staff are trained in the laser core of knowledge which is updated annually. All staff are also trained in CPR and anaphylaxis with annual updates. As part of our registered status as a Healthcare Improvement Scotland registered clinic, all staff have PVG (persons of vulnerable group) registration. As one of our many policies our staff are trained to deal with all emergency situations including fire safety and recently undertook bespoke fire safety training.
The Doctors who provide weight loss management to our patients attend regular update meetings, both face to face and via Skype to say up to date and share best practice with colleagues across the UK. This ensures that new ideas can be easily shared and improvements for patient safety and enjoyment of the weight loss program can be collated. They also undertake their annual medical appraisals.
Medical Director: Miranda Philip NMC 92i5145e
Business Director: Steven Philip
Clinic Reception Manager: Viki Turner
Renu Skin Clinic was created by Kristeen Gray/Geddes Clinic Director NMC 03A0065S to provide age defying and skin perfecting facials, cutting edge treatments, expert advice and innovative and effective skin health solutions. Our clinic is dedicated to providing the most up to date quality patient care in the field of non surgical and dermatological treatments for the face and body. All of our medical and nursing staff have been specially trained to provide the latest technology as well as techniques for our patients. Our team consists of dentists, nurse prescribers, receptionists and a marketing team who all interact dynamically, independently, and adaptively towards a common and valued goal.
Our team structure is an integral part of our team work and all of our members are included in the process of patient care who all have clearly defined roles and responsibilities and are accountable to the team for their actions. Our team members always stay continually informed for effective team functioning. All of our team members include the patient as well as their families and we understand this is crucial in patient care. We reflect on how we all work together and how we can improve the practice and care of our patients. We do this by holding huddles that cover the technical aspects of work as well as how our team members are feeling. We all have clear guidelines that we work towards and with a mixed multi disciplinary team who have their own skills and knowledge to offer.
Medical Director Dr. Awfa Paulina GMC 5297697
Clinical lead female health Dr. Basma Paulina GMC 5207616
Clinical Director Ms. Shirley Nicol NMC 76JO167S
Clinic Manager Mrs. Marion McDonald NMC 75I0705S
Training Coordinator and Aesthetic practitioner Mrs. Sammie Kane GDC 150581
Nurse Aesthetic Practitioner Mrs. Karen O'Neil NMC 05I1145S
Nurse Aesthetic Practitioner Mrs. Nicola McKenzie NMC 08A0011S
Pharmacy Superintendent and Aesthetic practitioner Mrs. Sarah Cameron GPC 2059276
Podiatry Lauren McDaid HCPC CH34642
NON- MEDICAL PRACTITIONER
Advanced Medical Semiperminant Make up artist Mrs. Barbara Cameron
Semiperminant Make up artist Mrs. Michelle Gow
Life Coach Ms. Andrene Hughes
Lead Therapist Ms. Kirsty McLoed
Therapist Ms. Michaela Ntallakosta
Therapist Ms. Kathleen Leslie
Stylist Mark Hill
Stylist Julie Booth
Stylist Tracey Callaghan
Stylist Lesley Hill
Lead receptionist Mrs. Iryna Marteniuk
Receptionist Mrs. Catherine Wilson
Apprentice receptionist Miss Amna Iqbal
Dr Nestor Demosthenous MBChB BSc (Hons) Neuro, MSc Aesthetic Medicine, Associate Member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine, Member of Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners, Advisory Member of HealthCare Improvement Scotland Phase II. GMC Number 6134623 is the lead clinician and owner of Dr Nestor's Medical & Cosmetic Centre.
Dr Nestor is supported by Clinic Manager, Lynsey Crosbie, who leads the rest of the team which comprises; a therapist, clinic administrator and women's health co-ordinator, patient and skin health co-ordinator.
The Clinic is also the Edinburgh base for several other doctors who practice here and supported by the team.
Sole PractitionerDr Kevin Kit BDS BSc (Hons) Pysch (Open)
Detail of Profession
2012 Dental Surgeon-
Experience in Oral Surgery and Orthodontics.
Interest in the Importance of Care for the Complete unique individual, practicing precision healthcare
Particular interest in Psychology of Anxiety and Pain Management.
Career in Aesthetics
Developing appreciation of the importance of care for the Entirety of the unique individual, I decided that private practice cultivates this culture.
2014 Introduction to Aesthetic Medicine -
Found Incredible, intimate intertwining, with multi-disciplinary scope of Dentistry and Aesthetics.
2014 Founded Smile With Kev Aesthetic Wellbeing Clinic -
Founding Smile With Kev allowed scope to create a multi dimensional, comprehensive patient focused, professional lead approach.
2017 Full Time Medical Aesthetic Wellbeing Practitioner
2020 Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology
Developing further expertise to marry Psychology to the Syringe
Developing the core purpose of up improving, supporting and maintaining Aesthetic Wellbeing of patients, using proportions, harmony and balance as core fundamentals to the approach.
Practicing is Fife in Scotland
Ho Man Kevin Kit