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South Thames cleft service team

The cleft team is made up of specialist clinicians from different areas who work together to provide care and treatment from before birth right through to adulthood for children with cleft lip and/or palate problems.

Consultant cleft surgeons

  • Duncan Atherton – consultant cleft surgeon
  • Norma Timoney – consultant cleft and paediatric plastic surgeon
  • Piet Haers – consultant cleft surgeon
  • Louisa Ferguson – consultant cleft and paediatric ENT surgeon

Consultant orthodontists

Consultant children's dentist

Clinical nurse specialists

  • Jenny Williams, lead nurse
    South London, tel: 07884 182 756
  • Sally Moran
    South London, tel: 07768 474 667
  • Jackie Matthews
    West Kent/Sussex, tel: 07970 261 781
  • Bev Willshire
    South London, tel: 07976 292 232
  • Helen Daniel
    Surrey/Sussex tel: 07717 571 931
  • Jo Leigh
    South Kent, tel: 07810 483 923
  • Rebecca Bailey
    North Kent, tel: 07768 474 876
  • Ruth Mirza
    Surrey/South London, tel: 07717 864 003

Speech and language therapists

  • Zoe Jordan – lead speech and language therapist
  • Leda Koutsoulieri – deputy lead speech and language therapist
  • Hannah Cook – specialist speech and language therapist
  • Ali Birch – specialist speech and language therapist
  • Hannah Richmond – specialist speech and language therapist
  • Katie Lou – specialist speech and language therapist

Clinical psychologists

  • Dr Kate Le Marechal – consultant clinical psychologist
  • Dr Jen Rundle – clinical psychologist
  • Dr Laura Grey – clinical psychologist


  • Jonathan Old – service manager
  • Maria Hernandez-Warrick – assistant service manager
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