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Salisbury Team Profiles: Clinical nurse specialists

Children born with a cleft lip and / or palate may face multiple health problems. Experience has shown that these problems are best supported by a team of specialists from many disciplines who work together with the family to provide for the social, emotional, psychological and educational needs of the child.

This means that, when you visit us, you may find yourself in a room with lots of clinicians – this is quite normal and nothing to worry about. If you feel uncomfortable with so many people in the room, please don’t be afraid to request that only key members of the team remain.

Nichola Hudson

I lead a team of clinical nurse specialists across the Spires Cleft region. I am a qualified children and adult nurse and have a BSc Hons in Child Health Nursing. I have worked in numerous clinical settings in London including being Senior Sister at the Cleft and Craniofacial Unit at Great Ormond Street. I was […]

Maureen Warren

I am an adult and paediatric trained nurse and have also undertaken courses in orthopaedics and cleft care. I became interested in caring for people with a cleft and their families in 1990 when I was a paediatric staff nurse. I developed this interest by undertaking the cleft nursing course and I became a clinical […]