About Us

A full before and after service is provided to ensure that all our clients have the best possible experience and understand fully the procedures that are offered.

Barbara Holtom

Barbara has been a qualified nurse for 32 years working in variety of health care settings during her NHS career. In 2000 Barbara earned a Bsc in Oncology and progressed on to a postgraduate diploma with a prescribing qualification within Bournemouth University. For the last 14 years Barbara has worked for the NHS as a nurse practitioner and advanced nurse practitioner in both primary and unscheduled care. Though now retired from the NHS she has retained her PIN number.

Barbara has known Jess for the last 5 years initially assisting in prescribing Botox for her clients whilst she successfully obtained her own prescribing qualification.  Barbara has now progressed on from this and has been performing laser hair removal for the last 3 1/2 years with the Max Gentle Pro laser machine.

Barbara lives locally in Dorset at Tolpuddle with her husband enjoying the country life.

Clients inform Barbara that laser hair removal is incredible and they feel relaxed during the treatment sessions and some ladies have even call her a “bikini goddess”.

Emma Logan

Emma qualified at Poole and Bournemouth College with a BTEC national diploma in beauty therapy and sciences 12 years ago and since then has been a spa therapist in establishments such as The Chewton Glen and Lush Spa where she contributed to treatment development and assisted with the opening of a 3 floor spa in Hong Kong.

Emma is one of our in house aestheticians who performs advanced skin care treatments, but her passion is treating problematic skins as Emma herself suffered from acne so has a great knowledge and enthusiasm for helping others who are suffering from conditions such as this and showing them that it’s not something they have to live with.

Emma met Jessica 6 years ago where Jessica took her under her wing and helped her to develop and expand on her love of skin care.

Daisy Collings

Daisy has been in the beauty industry for 8 years training at Poole and Bournemouth College to gain her NVQ level 2 and 3. Daisy has always had a passion for skincare and she loves to make clients feel their best and to make a difference to their confidence within their skin.

Daisy is one of our in house aestheticians and is highly trained in all of our advanced skin care treatments.

Daisy says “It’s amazing what a good facial can do and a good home care routine, which is what we are here for. Guiding you in the right direction to make you feel your best.”

Tracey Miles

Tracey has been a registered nurse for over 20 years with experience in paedriatics, school health, general practice, aesthetics and recently graduating with a degree in public health.

Tracey has also worked in the pharmaceutical industry and successfully passed the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry exams.

In her former years, Tracey represented Great Britain ‘TEAM GB” for springboard and high board diving. With six national gold medals under her belt, Tracey worked in PR combining her sports success and media profile. Tracey featured on several television shows, commercials, documentaries and appearing in national and international media including TIME and Vogue. This led to a guest invitation to the Woman of the Year Awards in London.

Adele Edmund

Adele trained at the London School of Sports Massage and is fully qualified both as a Sports and Remedial Massage Therapist and a Pilates Instructor.. The combination of these disciplines gives Adele a broad understanding of the many ways that sports injuries and postural problems present themselves. Adele has over 10 years experience in Sports Massage and spent the early years of her career working in Austria in ski chalets.

Anita Kaur-Simon

Dr Anita Kaur-Simon has always lived in Bournemouth and graduated from the AECC University 18 years ago as a Doctor of Chiropractic with a BSc(Hons) in Chiropractic and a Masters degree in Human Science.

As a teen, Anita was treated after a trampolining accident by her Mother who is also a chiropractor and her experience led her to follow her Mother’s footsteps.

Since graduating, Anita has published a Paper in The Clinical Chiropractic Journal and has treated thousands of patients from babies to the AFC Bournemouth team.
Anita also completed a Life Coaching degree which has enabled her to help her patients emotionally as well as physically as she believes they are both linked to health and well-being.

Anita has worked in Winchester hospital, Bournemouth, Wimborne and Isle of Wight, diagnosing, managing and preventing musculoskeletal disorders such as back and neck pain, hip and knee problems, sciatica and trapped nerves, headaches and migraines, as well as improving posture.

Amy Hutchings

Amy has been a Registered Nurse for 8 years, graduating from Bournemouth University, and in healthcare for 12 years. Amy has recently taken on the role of Cosmetic Nurse Specialist in her current role at a private hospital. Amy will be offering dermal fillers, specialising in hand and lip fillers, laser hair removal and advanced facial peels.

Independent Practitioners

Sandbanks Clinic is home to the Sandbanks Aesthetics Team as well as independent businesses.

Together we form Sandbanks Clinic

Shikha Rishi - Elegant Aesthetics

Shikha qualified as a Pharmacist in 2007 with a Master’s in Pharmacy and has now progressed to become a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.

She has a Diploma in Independent Prescribing and over 20 advanced qualifications in aesthetics beauty practice, including certificates from Skin Viva, Medics Direct on Harley Street and the Harley Academy at the Royal Society of Medicine.

Shikha is also a qualified Phlebotomist, trained in intravenous infusions and an Advanced Practitioner in medical-grade, prescription strength skin peels. She also owns a pharmacy in Southampton that has garnered many awards including ‘Pharmacy Business Pharmacy of the Year 2018’ and ‘Independent Pharmacist of the Year 2018’.

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Simone Thomas - Simone Thomas Wellness

Simone Thomas is a pioneer for hair loss health and nutrition. With two award winning hair salons and four hair loss centre’s; as well as a U.K. Award Winning Supplement Range.

Simone has become the go-to for men, women and children who are suffering from varying types of nutrition and weight issues as well as scalp disorders and hair loss.  Simone is a published writer in the U.K. and USA as well as regular appearances on the radio and TV, Simone is your go to for all your wellness needs that stem from the gut.

Simone offers the following treatments:

  • Hair Loss Consultations & Scalp Disorders
  • Nutrition and Weight Management    Consultations 
  • Bio-energetic testing 
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Lizzie Edwards - Makeup by Lu Lar

Lizzie is an experienced makeup artist specialising in bridal and special event makeup up. Lizzie has worked for the last 2 years at London Fashion Week supporting fantastic designers and is truly passionate about making you feel the best you.

Lizzie offers the following services:

  • Bridal Makeup
  • Event Makeup
  • Prom Makeup
  • Evening Makeup
  • Commercial and Fashion Makeup
  • One to One Lessons
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Kayleigh Otty - KO Counselling

Kayleigh has 8 years experience in counselling and through this it has enabled her to work with children and adults facing life’s struggles such as: depression, anxiety, low self esteem, emotional and physical pain caused by traumatic events, bereavement, loss and the stresses of day to day life.

Kayleigh’s role is to be alongside you, listening, understanding and encouraging you, in an environment which you feel safe and respected. Kayleigh isregistered with BACP.

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Chloe Desouche - Parisian Beauty

Chlöe graduated in 2011 from one of the top beauty schools in Paris. She experienced working with Miss France, Cartier, Make Up Forever, and took part in many other events.
After being taught by well known therapists, she decided to bring the Parisian style to Bournemouth.
Her passion is to enable women to achieve their full beauty potential, enhancing everyone’s natural beauty resulting in more confidence and beauty knowledge.
Chlöe believes Making time for yourself is the best therapy you can give yourself. Every treatment shows results not only on the outside, but most importantly, on the inside!

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Michelle Caunter - AM Revive

Since qualifying with a Bsc(Hons) in Nursing in 1994, Michelle has held a variety of senior clinical and management posts within the NHS. In 2012 her career took an exciting change of direction when she embarked upon establishing her own aesthetics business. From that point she has never looked back and now works full time within the industry.  Michelle is a Non-Medical Nurse Prescriber and prides herself in providing safe, effective, high quality treatments.  Michelle’s areas of expertiese are in advanced dermal filler treatments to the tear trough and temple areas as well as cheek, chin and jaw line augmentation.
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Charis May - Sandbanks Health

Charis is an Advanced Nurse Practitioner currently working in Emergency, Urgent and Primary Care. She has over 20 years’ experience and has trained under some of the best clinical leads in the Region, giving her the skills and confidence to practice autonomously and to treat your health with the attention it deserves.

Charis says:

“The services we offer at Sandbanks Health are uniquely designed to improve your overall health and wellbeing. We can confidently treat a huge variety of illnesses and injuries should they occur, as well as providing important health checks and aesthetics treatments that provide you with peace of mind and a fresh vitality.

I am passionate about my work and most love spending time in getting to know my patients to gain an understanding of their needs, delivering my absolute best for them and their wellbeing. I look forward to meeting you soon.”

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Francesca Moore - Nutrition Francesca

Francesca Moore (BA Hons, FdSc DipION) is a fully qualified, registered nutritional therapist, member of BANT (British Association of Nutrition & Lifestyle Medicine) and the CNHC (Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council). She gained a foundation degree and diploma in nutritional therapy at the world renowned Institute for Optimum Nutrition in London in 2013 and went on to complete the IFM’s Applying Functional Medicine in Clinical Practice.

She practices a functional medicine approach to healthcare helping clients identify and address the root cause of their health concerns. Functional tests such as the GI Map Comprehensive Stool Analysis, the DUTCH hormone test, Complete Thyroid panels are used to assess potential imbalances.

Gut health, hormone balance, skin health & healthy ageing, and weight management are her areas of expertise and she has helped many women take control of their health & wellbeing.  She is also a complete foodie! Eating for both health and pleasure, and understanding how food impacts our overall health is her passion. Creator of the ‘7 day Cleanse’ series, her goal is to help you harness the power of food in a way that is easy and tastes great so that you can be your healthiest happiest self.

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