Meet the Team

Senior Medical Staff

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4818)
Secretary: Helen Higginson
GMC Number: 4733683
Qualifications: BSc (Hons), MB BS (Hons), DOHNS, FRCS (ORL-HNS), FFSTEd

Special Interests:

Otology: ear conditions and ear surgery
Paediatric ENT
Children’s Hearing Loss
Rhinology: nasal conditions, sinus surgery & rhinoplasty

Biography: After graduating at Imperial College, London, Mr. Bowyer completed his basic surgical training in Oxford before moving to Edinburgh and Dundee to undertake higher surgical training in ENT (Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery). During this period he undertook full-time research examining middle ear hearing implants at the University of Edinburgh and also completed an advanced surgical fellowship in Otology and Skullbase Surgery at Auckland City and Starship Children’s Hospitals, New Zealand.

Mr. Bowyer was appointed to the consultant staff at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust in May 2012 and has developed a sub-specialist practice in ear disorders, paediatric ENT and nasal surgery.

Outside of clinical practice he has a passion for medical education; he is a Fellow of The Faculty of Surgical Trainers (Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh), co-organises undergraduate ENT teaching at Keele Medical School, is the Training Programme Director for postgraduate ENT training across the West Midlands, an examiner for the DOHNS postgraduate ENT examination at the Royal Colleges of Surgeons and interviews for National Selection to ENT training.

Locum Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon
Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4942)
Secretary: Nia Kimm
GMC Number: 3580011

Consultant ENT Surgeon
Secretary: Sue Roberts
Telephone: ext 4437
GMC: 4485375
Qualifications: MBBS, MS, MPhil, FRCS ORL-HNS

Biography: Mr Hari completed higher surgical training in Otolaryngology from the Southwest of England. He was awarded MPhil for his research into olfactory receptor potentials by Cardiff University in 2002. He completed advanced surgical fellowship in Head and Neck Cancer surgery at Royal Adelaide Hospital in Australia in 2007. His special interests include head and neck cancer, neck lumps, rhinology, thyroid, parathyroid and salivary gland disease. He is the educational supervisor for GPVTS and Foundation trainees.

Consultant ENT/Head and Neck Surgeon

Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4437)
Secretary: Sue Roberts
GMC: 6135524



Specialist interests:

Head and neck cancer
Thyroid surgery
Minimal access surgery
Benign neck lumps
Advanced skin cancer


Mr Harris qualified in 2006 from the University of Birmingham. He completed his core training in Manchester before embarking upon specialist ENT training in South West England. He has completed two advanced surgical fellowships in head and neck surgery; firstly at the Royal Melbourne and Royal Melbourne Children’s Hospitals and subsequently at the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Melbourne.

Mr Harris’ sub-specialist interests include treatment of head and neck cancer, minimal access head and neck surgery and thyroid surgery. He also has extensive experience treating advanced skin cancers in the head and neck.

He is the educational supervisor for ENT Registrars/Core Surgery Trainees.

Consultant ENT Surgeon/Clinical Director for Head and Neck
Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4238)
Secretary: Emma Stennett
GMC Number: 6099033
Qualifications: MBChB Hons, MMedSci, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Special Interests:
Otology: ear conditions and ear surgery
Balance disorders
Children’s ENT and hearing loss

Biography:Mrs Jervis qualified in 2004 from the University of Birmingham and completed ENT training within the West Midlands. She has a Master of Medical Sciences awarded in 2018 from Keele University for research into the effects of cochlear implantation into born deaf or early deafened adults. She was awarded a European Fellowship in Belgium in 2016 regarding mastoid obliteration techniques.  Her areas of interest include ear conditions in adults and children, general ENT in children, balance disorders and rhinology (nasal disorders). Within the department she has been Governance and Clinical Lead and is now fulfilling the role of Clinical Director for Head and Neck.

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4818)
Secretary: Helen Higginson
GMC Number: 3666133
Qualifications: BMedSci, BM BS, MPhil, FRCS (ORL-HNS)

Special Interests:

Otology: ear conditions and ear surgery
Balance disorders
Children’s hearing loss
Medical education

Biography: Mr. Scott qualified in 1992 from Nottingham University Medical School and completed ENT training in the West Midlands. He has a Master of Philosophy awarded in 2003 from Keele University for research into ion channels within the cochlea. Mr. Scott completed a TWJ Fellowship in Otology & Neurotology in 2003, performing stapes surgery and neurotology at the University Health Network, Toronto.

Mr. Scott’s areas of interest include ear disease, children’s’ hearing assessment, balance disorders and medical education.

Consultant ENT Surgeon
Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4943)
Secretary: Sharon Wilkinson
GMC Number: 3311347

Stuart Thompson qualified from the University of London in 1989.

He was awarded a MD higher degree  from the University of Birmingham following a research fellowship examining the effects of cytokines on thyroid  goitre production.  He completed higher surgical training in Otolaryngology on the West Midlands training programme and was appointed to the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust as a Head and Neck and Thyroid surgeon in 2002.

He has been  Clinical Director for ENT / Head  and Neck  and was the inaugural Clinical Director for Patient Safety within the trust.

In addition to providing a general ENT practice his main subspecialist interest is the provision of a  benign Laryngology practice and he leads the multidisciplinary voice clinic in for the trust.

Consultant ENT Surgeon
Telephone: 01952 641222 (ext 4238)
Secretary: Emma Stennett
GMC Number: 6135554

I graduated from the University of Birmingham and went on to complete my higher surgical training in Ear, Nose and Throat in the West Midlands. My special interest is Facial Plastic Surgery and Rhinology . I deal with conditions such as skin cancer, nose bleeds, nasal allergies, anosmia, nasal polyps, sinusitis and nasal blockage. I am a core member of the Multidisciplinary Team for skin cancer management.

I am  Clinical Governance and Patient Safety lead chairing two meetings per month on how we can make things safer for ENT, learn from complaints and compliments, audit our results and treatment pathways.

Education and Teaching is an important part of  being a Consultant and I am  responsible for the training and assessment of GP trainees during their rotation in ENT as well as clinical supervisor for our ENT Registrars during their rotation. I have created and set up several courses  including West Midlands FRCS  Registrar Viva course,  West Midlands Facial Plastics dissection course and Ultrasound neck aspiration course. I have also established the Women in Otolaryngology West Midlands group. ​I continue to educate myself by regularly attending courses and conferences and I am currently in the process of obtaining another degree from the University of Paris in Rhinology.

I am happily married with two young children and enjoy spending as much time as possible with the family creating memories.  We enjoy cooking together, playing in the parks, visiting the botanical gardens and travelling.

Other Medical Staff

Mr Sajad Ahangar: ENT Specialty Doctor
Dr Veronica Barry: ENT Specialty Doctor
Dr Anna Kyurkchiyska: ENT Specialty Doctor
Mr Chris Metcalfe: ENT Specialty Registrar
Miss Kate McNamara: ENT Specialty Registrar

The unit also has 1 Core ENT Surgical Trainee, 2 GP Trainees and 3 Foundation Doctors, who rotate through the department every 4-6 months.

Nursing Staff
Clare Marsh: Head & Neck Matron

Head & Neck and Day Surgery Unit (PRH)
Holly Hardiman: Ward Manager
Alyson Richards: Sister
Lucy Stone: Sister

ENT Outpatients
Claire Cox – Department Manager
Christine Waters – Outpatient ENT Sister
Ginnie Roberts – ENT Clinical Nurse Specialist
Susan Edwards – ENT Nurse Practitioner