Our Team

Clinical Team

Professor Gordon Wishart

Chief Medical Officer

Professor Gordon Wishart is the founder and Chief Medical Officer of SkinHealth UK and Check4Cancer. He has a national and international reputation for cancer research and modernisation of cancer services, and in 2008 he was appointed as Professor of Cancer Surgery at Anglia Ruskin School of Medicine. By working closely with Mr Per Hall, consultant plastic surgeon, Professor Wishart was responsible for implementation of highly acclaimed pathways for skin cancer screening and skin cancer diagnosis via the SkinHealth UK brand.

Mr Per Hall

Skin Cancer Clinical Advisor

Appointed Consultant Plastic Surgeon in Cambridge in 1995, Mr Per Hall has extensive experience in most plastic surgical applications. Over the last 20+ years, he has been pioneering the early detection of skin cancer using computer imaging. Per Hall is also committed to training surgeons in cleft lip and palate surgery to provide care for children in developing countries. He designs SkinHealth UK’s skin cancer screening and diagnostic pathways.

Caiomhe Scully

Skin Cancer Clinical Lead

Upon qualifying as a General Nurse, and with an Honours Degree from University College Dublin, Caiomhe worked for 5 years with a Dermatology Consultant specialising in skin cancer screening using dermoscopic imaging. She became lead nurse at this practice until moving to central London in 2014, where she worked in a busy nurse-led clinic for skin cancer screening. Ciaomhe was welcomed into the SkinHealth UK team in 2016 where she continues to further her skills whilst studying for a Masters Degree in Dermatology. Caiomhe is a member of the Irish Dermatology Nurses Association (IDNA), the British Dermatology Nursing Group (BDNG) and British Association of Skin Cancer Specialist Nurses (BASCSN).

Julie Van Onselen

Skin Cancer Clinical Lead

Julie trained as a registered general nurse at St Bartholomew’s Hospital, London and has a first class degree, BA (Hons) Healthcare Studies, Oxford Brooks University. She has worked in dermatology for over 25 years, in primary and secondary care. Since 2018, Julie has been a Skin Health nurse for Check4Cancer, she also works as an educator and lecturer in Dermatology. Julie is passionate about improving care and support for people with skin cancer and skin conditions through clinical and educational initiatives. She has a national profile and gets involved with national dermatology projects, recently, the Psoriasis Setting Priorities Partnership (2018) and RCGP Spotlight Dermatology Toolkit (2019). Julie is a member of the British Dermatology Nursing Group (BDNG) and the British Association of Dermatologists (BAD). She was previously editor of the BDNG journal, Dermatological Nursing.

Meet the rest of our team

Mary Haynes
Vanessa Sternkopf
Sara Burr
Rebecca Davies