Chérie who won 2nd place in the Aesthetic Nurse of the Year in both 2016 and 2015 is a Registered General Nurse, BSC(Hons), Nurse Independent Prescriber, Registered Community Specialist Nurse, PgC. with a well established Non-Surgical Medical Cosmetic Practice and a growing, loyal clientèle.
Chérie Graduated as an RGN, Bachelor of Science with Honours in Nursing from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1984. Her Post Graduate study includes Independent Nurse Prescribing, Post Graduate Diploma in Health Visiting and Masters Degree studies in Violence Abuse and Gender/Child Welfare & Protection.
Chérie gained considerable professional experience in both hospital and community nursing. Chérie worked in Gender Reassignment, Renal Dialysis and transplant, Anaesthetics and Recovery; she held a position as a Research Nurse in the Assisted Conception Unit (IVF) at St James’s University Hospital (Leeds) and 2 years Nursing in the Caribbean (Turks and Caicos Islands). Returning from her tour in the British West Indies in 1998 Chérie went on to manage specialist Health Visiting teams in Bradford & Airedale tPct working with Asylum Seeker and Homeless families.
Seeing her own early signs of ageing, Chérie became interested in anti-aging treatments and Medical Aesthetics, quit the NHS and started her private Non-Surgical Medical Cosmetic Practice in 2009. Of particular relevance to this work Aesthetic Nurse Prescriber Chérie Scanlon BSc(Hons) RGN NIP also holds the recordable qualification of Specialist Community Practitioner (registered by the Nursing and Midwifery Council). Specialist Practice is said to require the exercising of higher levels of judgement, discretion and decision making which may be exercised in any area of health care delivery. Specialist Nurses have therefore been found competent to adapt to working in people’s homes, small institutions and diverse locations such as beauty salons.
Rising to the demand for stricter regulation in Cosmetic Medicine Chérie returned to her studies and graduated from the University of Cumbria as a Registered Nurse Independent Prescriber in 2013.
Chérie now offers a comprehensive range of rejuvenating and preventive treatments employing a range of advanced technical injecting skills in her practice. Chérie has also been enjoying the opportunity to share her knowledge by publishing academic articles in the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing and chairing a round table debate at the Journal of Aesthetic Nursing Conference 2014.
Chérie attended Nakassero Primary School in Kampala, Uganda (East Africa) where she lived until she was 16. Cherie’s maternal family were from Blackpool where, during an extended home leave Chérie attended Grange Park Primary School. She was in year 1 for one term and received the Head Master’s Merit awarded for her needle work! She has always enjoyed needle work and uses her eye for detail and manual dexterity to great effect in delivering facial aesthetic treatments.
She spent 7 years boarding at the Royal Masonic School for Girls in Hertfordshire & 2 years at Arnold School in Blackpool.
In 2014 Chérie was granted BRITISH/UGANDAN dual nationality. Chérie visits Uganda regularly staying in Entebbe where she spends time on her philanthropic projects .
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