Meet the team

The Clean Ear Clinic are a team of highly trained ENT specialists who recognise that more and more patients, like you, require safe, affordable, fast and effective treatment for your blocked ears. We provide that with Ear Microsuction.

 

Saliya

Mr Saliya Caldera - MBChB, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES
  • Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of British Association of Otolaryngologists – Head and Neck Surgeons
  • Member of Royal Society of Medicine
  • Member of the Southern Central South Coast Cancer Network Head and Neck and Thyroid Committee.
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Mr Caldera studied medicine at Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School. His initial training was in London and his specialist registrar training was in the Wessex region.

Having been awarded the Certificate of Completion of Specialist Training in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery he was appointed consultant in 2005.

CURRENT NHS POST
  • Consultant Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, Hampshire and St Richards Hospital, Chichester, West Sussex.
YEAR OF FIRST MEDICAL QUALIFICATION

1989

Marie Corby

Marie Corby

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal College Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Marie trained as a nurse in Queen Alexandra Royal Army Nursing Corps serving in the army from 1981-1988 working on ENT, Orthopaedic and General Surgical wards.

Marie came to Queen Alexandra Hospital Portsmouth in 1993 working in ENT outpatients department and has held the role of Sister since 2004.

CURRENT NHS post

Sister managing ENT Outpatients and microsuction clinics

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

State Enrolled Nurse 1983
Registered General Nurse 1997
Diploma in Otolaryngology 1994

 

Philip

Mr Philip Housden - BA (Hons) MBA

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES
  • Chair - Henley Alumni Healthcare Special Interest Group
  • Consultant Editor – British Journal of Healthcare Management
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

After graduating from Durham, Philip joined the NHS as a management trainee. His early career was in hospital management at Guy’s and Whipps Cross, before board level appointments in health authorities and trusts in Hampshire.

After completing his Henley MBA Philip joined Bupa, first managing a number of independent hospitals across the South including Portsmouth, Southampton, Farnham and Reading, before later leading on capital investment and new service development. Since 2005, Philip has built up a successful consultancy practice specialising in commercial support to healthcare businesses and organisations. He has a passion for working with medical professionals to improve services for patients.

Erik

Mr Erik Nilssen - FRCS (ORL), FCS SA ORL, FRCS Ed, DLO

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES
  • Member of the British & European Rhinological Societies
  • Member of the European Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery
  • Member of ENT UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Mr Nilssen completed his undergraduate training at the University of Cape Town in 1987. He has completed ENT training programmes both in South Africa in 1997 and the UK in 2000 with a special interest in Rhinology. He was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon in Portsmouth in September 2000.

CURRENT NHS POST

Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Hampshire.

YEAR OF FIRST MEDICAL QUALIFICATION

1987

 

Aigbs

Dr Aigbs Ohiwerei - BSc (Hons), BM, MRCGP, DFFP, DRCOG, MSc (LHWB)

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES
  • Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP)
  • Diploma of Faculty of Family Planning and reproductive health care (DFFP)
  • Diploma of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (DRCOG)
  • Diploma in ENT (GPwsi)
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Following his first degree in Genetics and Microbiology at Queen Marys College London, Dr Ohiwerei went on to study medicine at Southampton Medical School. On completing his medical degree and prior to starting his training as a GP, Dr Ohiwerei worked for several years at Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth. It was during this period, while working in the ENT Department, he developed his interest in ENT & skills in microsuction.

Over the past few years he has worked with the FACE Primary care group in Fareham providing dedicated microsuction clinics. During this time he has worked closely with members of Southern ENT.

Dr Ohiwerei completed his CCT in Wessex and currently works as GP in Fareham.

CURRENT  NHS POST

General Practitioner Fareham, Hampshire

YEAR OF FIRST MEDICAL QUALIFICATION

2004

Mike

Mr Mike Pringle - MB BS, FRCS (GEN), FRCS (ORL)

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES
  • Member of the British Medical Association
  • Member of the European Association of Neuro-Otologists(EAONO)
  • Member of ENT UK
  • British Cochlear Implant Group
  • British Otology Group
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Mr Pringle qualified from St Georges Hospital Medical School, University of London in 1983. He gained the Fellowship in General Surgery before proceeding to achieve the Fellowship in ENT Surgery.

He trained in London and the South West and spent a year in Melbourne Australia and has a specialist interest in Ear Surgery (Otology). He was appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth in December 1996; he is also one of the surgeons at the South of England Cochlear Implant Centre based at Southampton University.

CURRENT NHS POST

Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Hampshire. Consultant Otologist, South of England Cochlear Implant Centre, Southampton.

YEAR OF FIRST MEDICAL QUALIFICATION

1983

 

Costa

Mr Costa Repanos - MBChB, FRCS (ORL-HNS), DOHNS, Dip Aes Surg

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES
  • Council member of ENT UK Head and Neck Group
  • Member of ENT UK
  • Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • Member of the British Rhinological Society
PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Mr Repanos trained in North-West England and South-West England as well Perth and Brisbane Australia, prior to being appointed as a Consultant ENT Surgeon in Portsmouth. He has a special interest in Head and Neck Surgery.

CURRENT NHS POST

Consultant Ear, Nose & Throat Surgeon, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Hampshire.

YEAR OF FIRST MEDICAL QUALIFICATION

1999

Andrea

Andrea Roskova

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP

Nursing & Midwifery Council
Royal College of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Andrea started work as an ENT Staff nurse in the outpatient department of the Royal South Hants Hospital in 2008. Andrea became Aural Care Nurse Practitioner in 2010 and now currently works in the ENT outpatient department at the Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester.

CURRENT NHS POST

Nurse Practitioner ENT Outpatients RHCH Winchester

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION
  • 2011 Aural Care Course completed, Department of Otolaryngology Stoke Mandeville Hospital / Oxford
  • 2009 Certificate of Proficiency in Aural Care, Royal South Hants Hospital Southampton
  • 2006   Registered Nurse – Children NMC
  • 1994   Nursing College in Slovakia graduated
 

Alexis

Alexis Trowbridge

CURRENT ROLE

Practice Manager

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Alexis has lots of experience in managing an office and customer service.

She believes that first impressions count and so goes out of her way to make sure your first impression of the Clean Ear Clinic is a good one.

Alexis is the friendly voice on the end of the phone when you call and you will find that she will do everything she can to help you, answer your questions and put your mind at ease.

Julia

Julia Webster

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal college of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Julia trained as a nurse at the Royal Masonic Hospital, Hammersmith and Queen Mary’s Hospital, Roehampton On qualifying, she spent a year working on the ENT ward before moving to Portsmouth. Julia joined Queen Alexandra Hospital staff in 1987, working on the ENT ward for 18 years before gaining her current role as a ENT Nurse Specialist, 2004.

CURRENT NHS POST

Nurse specialist in ENT

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

State Enrolled Nurse 1982
Registered General Nurse 1992
Diploma Otolaryngology 1994

 

Sally churcher

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal college of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Sally has worked in ENT for a number of years, eight of which were in the acute setting at Southampton Hospital. 2011 - Staff nurse in ENT Outpatient at the Royal South Hants Hospital.  

CURRENT NHS POST

ENT Advanced Nurse Practtioner

Unversity of Southampton

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

Registered General Nurse 1989
Diploma Otolaryngology 1994

COURSES

2015 - Advanced Nurse Practitioner course at Masters Level, Bournemouth University

Sandra THACKER

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Sandra qualified in 1985 and worked at Queen Alexandra Hospital on the General Surgery Ward before progressing to the ENT Ward. She works as a Nurse Practitioner within a GP surgery performing microsuction and general nursing duties.

CURRENT NHS POST

Nurse Practitioner within a GP surgery performing microsuction and general nursing duties.

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

Registered General Nurse 1985
Diploma Otolaryngology 1989

 

Stella

stella etherton

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal college of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Stella has worked in teh Ear Nose and Throat Departmant at QA since 1986. She is currently Ward Sister and runs undertakes  preop assessment  clinics for Head and Neck pateints and NHS Microsuction Clincs. 

CURRENT NHS POST

ENT ward Sister and microsuction Nurse

Queen Alexandra Hospital

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

Registered General Nurse 1983
Diploma Otolaryngology 1993

 

Guillian anderson

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal College of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Graduated in 1985 after General Nursing and Midwifery training at Seychelles Polytechnic. Consolidated training as a Registered Nurse and Midwife Anse Royale district general hospital, Seychelles. 1990 staff nurse ENT/Maxillofacial head and neck surgical unit. 2005 to present, ENT Clinical Nurse Specialist (West Middlesex University Hospital)

CURRENT NHS POST

ENT Clinical Nurse Specialist.

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

Registered General Nurse 1988

Diploma Ear Care

ENB 998 (Teaching and Assessing in Clinical Practice

ENB 338 (Ear Nose and Throat)

ENB N41 (Critical Care)

dARWIN antonio

CURRENT MEMBERSHIP(S) OF PROFESSIONAL, NATIONAL AND REGIONAL BODIES

Nursing and Midwifery Council
Royal College of Nursing

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Graduated in Mariano Marcos State University, Philippines, in 1996. Worked as a Medical Surgical Nurse in the Philippines from 1997 - 2000.

In 2002, I secured a job in the Royal Surrey County Hospital working in the ENT/Maxillofacial and Head & Neck Surgical ward. Became an ENT Clinical Nurse Specialist in 2010 -present.

CURRENT NHS POST

ENT Clinical Nurse Specialist.

YEAR OF QUALIFICATION

Registered General Nurse, Philippines 1997

Registered Nurse, UK 2002

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