Nora Nugent

Nora Nugent FRCSI (Plast), Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Nora Nugent is a highly qualified Consultant Plastic Surgeon based at the award-winning private aesthetic clinic Purity Bridge in Tunbridge Wells.  She consults and operates in selected state-of-the-art facilities in Tunbridge Wells, East Grinstead and Hove.  She has a specialist interest in aesthetic (cosmetic) surgery of the face, breast and body.

Nora aims to achieve a fresh and natural look for her patients in all areas of aesthetic surgery.  She also has a strong interest in medical aesthetics.  At your consultation, Nora will offer a professional and honest opinion and will thoroughly discuss all your options with you.  She has a friendly and caring approach and places great emphasis on ensuring that you have the time and information to make the best decision for you.

Achieving high quality results with a natural appearance, along with your safety and wellbeing, are Nora’s top priorities.  She only consults and operates in fully accredited facilities that are regulated by the Care Quality Commission.  After your procedure, a comprehensive aftercare plan for your recovery with regularly scheduled follow up appointments is put in place for you to carefully monitor your progress.

Nora has been very comprehensively trained in plastic surgery and all areas of aesthetic surgery including prestigious specialist fellowships in North America and Australia.   She graduated with honours from University College Dublin where she received prizes in surgery, pathology and legal medicine, and undertook her specialist plastic surgery training under the auspices of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

Nora is actively involved in training future plastic surgeons including holding the Surgical Tutor post at the world-renowned Queen Victoria Hospital in East Grinstead where her NHS post is based.  She has received Clinical Excellence Awards in recognition of the quality of her service at the Queen Victoria Hospital.  She is regularly invited to lecture on plastic surgery topics and has many articles and book chapters published in the medical literature.

Nora Nugent is a full member various professional societies including:

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons (BAPRAS)
  • British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS)
  • International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS)
  • Irish Association of Plastic Surgeons (IAPS)

She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.  Nora also sits on the Council of the Plastic Surgery Section of the Royal Society of Medicine including holding the role of President of the Plastic Surgery Section for the 2016 – 2017 Academic Year.  She has specialist registration in plastic surgery with the medical councils of the UK and Ireland.

Procedures performed: Non surgical


For more information on Nora and the procedures she offers, please visit her website

Nora practises at various locations:

  • Purity Bridge, Tunbridge Wells
  • Nuffield Health Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Tunbridge Wells
  • The Montefiore Hospital, Hove
  • The McIndoe Centre, East Grinstead
  • Spire Tunbridge Wells Hospital, Fordcombe

You can connect with Nora for updates on plastic surgery and her practice: