The Candela Award for Best Clinic Group, UK & Ireland (3 clinics or more) 

This award is open to any clinic group with more than three clinics but less than 10 in the UK and Ireland. The group will be judged as a whole on commitment to excellence in customer service, patient care and patient safety, as well as evidence of good feedback from patients. You are encouraged to keep your entry concise and clear; bullet points and the use of formatting options such as bold, underlines and italics are encouraged to ensure your entry is easy to digest for judges. A strict character limit of 1,700 (including spaces) is enforced for each question and you must not exceed this; however, your entry does not have to meet it. References are included in the character count, although you may supply a reference list as part of your supplementary materials if it exceeds the character count. There will be no voting process and the winner will be decided by the judging panel.



Dr Simon Ravichandran: Bachelor of Medicine (MBChB, 2002) MRCS (2007). President of the Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners, and Member of the British College of Aesthetic Medicine (BCAM).

Dr Emma Ravichandran: Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS, 2000), Member of the Faculty of

Dental Surgery (2005). Member of the British Dental Association (BDA), and Medical and

Dental Doctors Union of Scotland (MDDUS).

Our first-rate premises

Clinetix has 3 welcoming clinics and 1 specialist training centre:

  1. Bothwell’s pioneering clinic, relocated and expanded in 2019, contains the Clinetix and Aesthetic Training Academy (ATA) head office (HO). Corporate functions of operations management, human resources, marketing, finance and IT are all based here.
  2. Hyndland thrives as Clinetix’s base in Scotland’s most populous city, serving the highly discerning patients of Greater Glasgow.
  3. Inverurie expands Clinetix’s operations to the north east of Scotland, providing state-of-the-art aesthetic care to Aberdeenshire.
  4. The ATA is an ideal, centrally located, training environment.

Our highly-motivated and caring staff teams

Our experienced HO and ATA team include Kelly, our Operations Manager, Laura, our Marketing Assistant, Mollie, our General Administrator and William our ATA Administrator.

Each superb clinic is operated by two full-time medical staff, three part-time medical staff, five full-time aestheticians and two part-time front of house staff members.

A senior aesthetician, responsible for the coordination and everyday running of each clinic, liaises directly with HO on supplies, staff and patient wellbeing and effective and efficient running of the clinics.

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Highly Commended

The Laser and Skin Clinic

Our team of 30 staff members at The Laser and Skin Clinic are led by clinical director and aesthetic nurse Anna Gunning has over 15 years’ experience providing non-surgical treatments. Our area manager overseas the running of all three clinic locations. Our team structure within each clinic consists of clinic manager, clinic coordinator, aesthetic nurse, aesthetic doctor, team of laser and skin therapists, reception and support team.

Certified in all treatments, Anna and her team of nurses, therapists and doctors continuously update their skills and knowledge by attending yearly conferences IMCAS, FACE, ACE, CCR and Master Physician Program along with in depth master classes with renowned industry experts.  

To further her studies Anna has completed ‘Training Aesthetic Trainers Programme’ with Mr Dalvi Humzah in 2017 and ‘ITEC Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training’ which has given her the skills and tools to teach and train her team to the highest possible standards.  

Anna has also completed ‘BETEC Laser, Light and Associated Aesthetic Therapies’ at Mapperley Park Academy. Although Anna is highly experienced and certified in many types of lasers she felt it was important to update her knowledge in lasers by completing this intensive course  

 Anna is also a founding member of DANAI set up in a bid to be recognised by the government to have regulation within the industry. In 2018 Anna co-founded Cosmed Aesthetic Training Academy alongside her sister Emma to provide specialist, professionally-led training for qualified healthcare professionals who wish to learn and develop their skills, knowledge and experience in non-surgical cosmetic treatments. 

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The Consultant Clinic

Dr Melissa McKay: Medical Director

Dr Melissa is also our Harley street lead clinician and aims to support all clinical team members.

She is involved in overseeing and coordinating patient care collaboratively with other clinical and administrative staff.

We employ 14 doctor/ dentist injectors internationally in addition to the core members, as well as a full patient liaison team of 15 across UK, USA and DXB, and nurse assistants and chaperones in the Dubai clinic.

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Tinkable Aesthetic Clinic

Founded in 2004, Tinkable Aesthetic Clinic operates as a chain of three, full time core clinics located in Birmingham, Enville and Stourbridge, with the addition of 10 satellite clinics throughout the wider Midlands area.

Currently we have 15 years experience, 98% positive feedback & 129,314 treatments performed to date.

Tinkable is very much a family concern and all our practitioners and support staff become our extended family. Family connects are husband and wife team, Allan Fox and Sonia Fox. Husband and wife team David Kelly and Rachel Fox, Allan and Sonia are Rachel’s mum and dad, David and Rachel are Sally Fox's mum and dad and yes, that makes Allan and Sonia her grandparents. But we are not finished yet, Angela Slawinski is mother to Kelly, and both David and Rachel are godparents to Charlie Philipot’s children.

Our three core clinics have been Save Face accredited since its inception, which is over 5 years now. This allows us the ability to ensure safe injectable treatments. 

Our business comprises of; medically qualified practitioners, a specialist skin technician, reception, marketing, and senior management teams. 

Lead Aesthetic Nurse Practitioner

Rachel Fox Dip HE, Bsc, NIP

Aesthetic Nurse Practitioners

Alison Reed

Charlie Philipot

Charlotte Mackellar

All aesthetic practitioners have undergone advanced training with Allergan, and Galderma, and continue to develop their practice on staff training days throughout each year.

Skin Technician

Rebecca Philips

Reception & Administration

Emma Perry

Emma Robson

Amanda Southern

Sonia Fox

Angela Slawinski


Sally Fox

Eve Haddow

Senior Management

Director - David Kelly

Clinic Manager - Kelly Slawinski

Finance - Allan Fox

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Key Dates

  • Entries Open 1st May
  • Entries Close 28th June
  • Finalists announced and voting opens 2nd September
  • Voting and Judging Close 31st October
  • Winners Announced The Aesthetics Awards Ceremony 7th December

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