Meet The holywood private Clinic Team

Dr Jack de Wolf

Holywood Private Clinic GP

MBChB, BSC (Hons), MRCGP
Memberships
  • GMC
  • RCGP
Areas of Expertise:
  • Minor Surgery
  • Aesthetics  (or facial aesthetics)
  • General Dermatology
Dr de Wolf graduated from Manchester University in 2014, following his undergraduate training he went on to gain experience in the fields of general practice, psychiatry, A&E and general surgery. He also has a degree (1st) in Pharmacology and Physiology and a postgraduate diploma in Mental Health from Queens. He gained experience in advanced botox and filler techniques working in a Belfast based clinic after training at Visage academy in 2017. He currently works as a sessional GP in east Belfast as well as working in Urgent Care and GP Out-Of-Hours service.

Dr Grainne Doherty

Holywood Private Clinic GP

Memberships
  • GMC
  • RCGP
  Areas of Expertise
  • Urgent Care
  • Gynaecology
Dr. Grainne Doherty graduated from the University of Glasgow in 2011. She went on to gain experience across the fields of General Surgery, Breast Surgery, Gynaecology, Emergency Medicine and Paediatrics in before taking up the role of a Sessional GP. She currently works as a GP in Belfast as well as in Emergency Medicine and Urgent Care within the Belfast Trust. She maintains a specialist interest in Mental Health, Gynaecology and Urgent Care.

Nurse Sharon Magee

Holywood Private Clinic Nurse

Membership
  • NMC
  • RCN
Sharon Magee graduated from Queens University Belfast in Adult Nursing in 2005.  She had worked in a wide range of setting including the NHS, several Grammar Schools and for the past 6 years in a private laser and aesthetic clinic, where she has gained a wide range of skills in laser treatments.

Dr Simon Beatty

Holywood Private Clinic GP

MB BCh BAO MRCGP MRCS DRCOG Memberships:
  • GMC
  • RCGP
  • Association of Surgeons in Primary Care (ASPC)
Areas of expertise:
  • Minor Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Vasectomy
  • Joint Injections
Dr Simon Beatty graduated from Queen’s University, Belfast in 2002. He undertook Basic Surgical Training within the Northern Ireland Deanery and achieved his Membership of Royal College Surgeons (MRCS) examination. He progressed on to General Practice training concluding with Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP) in 2012. Dr Beatty worked as a GP here in Northern Ireland prior to working in Sydney, New South Wales for 18 months. Following his return, he has since become a GP Principal in East Belfast where he delivers General Medical Services to include minor surgery and joint injections. In the past 4 years, Dr Beatty has undertaken training and accreditation in Minimally Invasive Vasectomy and regularly performs this procedure within his role as a GPECS ( General Practitioner with Enhanced Clinical Skills). In addition, he regularly delivers emergency and unscheduled care through the GP Out-of-Hours service based within the South Eastern Trust and participates in Medical Student Undergraduate teaching through his own practice.

Visiting Consultants & Practitioners

Dr Edward Nobel

Mental Health Consultant

Dr Noble graduated from the Queen’s University of Belfast in 2005.  He became a member of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in 2012.  Dr Noble achieved a distinction in a Masters of Science from New Bucks University in 2014 in Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Mental Health.  He continues to use this approach in his diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.  Dr Noble was admitted to the Specialist Register in 2015.  He is a General Adult Psychiatrist and holds an endorsement in Liaison Psychiatry.  Dr Noble was appointed and has been working as a Consultant Psychiatrist since 2015 and is also a recognised trainer in Psychiatry, recognised by the Northern Ireland Medical and Dental Training Agency and the GMC. Dr Noble is currently employed as a full-time consultant psychiatrist at Northern HSC Trust.  Dr Noble is Lead Clinician within the Mental Health directorate. Dr Noble has extensive experience throughout his training in psychiatry.  He has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist in a Support and Recovery Community Mental Health Team, in an acute inpatient ward and a Home Treatment Team and also within a Personality Disorder Service.  As such Dr Noble is confident and competent in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of mental health disorders, working in the acute presentation and also treating people in a recovery focused, person centered and collaborative manner. Dr Noble will see patients who suffer from Depression, anxiety, OCD, Bipolar Affective Disorder, Psychosis, Schizophrenia and Schizo-affective disorder plus other mental health conditions. Dr Noble has experience in the provision of medico-legal reports.

SHARON RUTHERFORD

Mental Health Team

Sharon is a fully qualified and registered (BASW, NISCC) Mental Health Social Worker with over 21yrs working in acute Mental Health within the local Health Service. As a trained Specialist Mental Health Practitioner, she has been qualified as an Approved Mental Health Social Worker (16rys) with a key role under Mental Health Legislation, providing emergency assessments for hospital admissions if needed. Sharon continues to Chair panels for the implementation of the new legislation the Mental Capacity Act. Sharon has worked across a range of Mental Health Services within the South Eastern Trust including Community Mental Health Teams, Mental Health Assessment Centre, Home Treatment Team and also with emergency services providing rapid responses to mental health needs throughout the night. Sharon has worked to support those struggling with their mental health across all ages and sectors of the community.  Sharon is skilled in the comprehensive assessment and treatment of Mental Illness, managing risks in a positive manner and providing a wide range of therapeutic interventions with CPD training in Distress Tolerance, Behavioural Family Therapy, low intensity CBT and perinatal support. Her interventions include both talking therapies and practical supports to manage current symptoms and promote recovery. Sharon has managed several teams with a drive and passion to motivate and enable staff regarding self-care and mental wellbeing.

Jessica Melville

Mental Health Team

Jessica is a fully qualified and registered (HCPC, RCOT) Mental Health Occupational Therapist and has worked in various settings within mental health in the NHS for over 15yrs, providing assessments and supporting the management of mental illness. Jessica has worked within the Community Mental Health Teams, Mental Health Services for Older People and on the Psychiatric Ward. For the past 6 years her work has been within the Acute Community Home Treatment Team providing acute care, completing comprehensive mental health assessments and managing high levels of risk with a focus on positive risk taking. Jessica has developed her skills in Vocational Rehabilitation following postgraduate training with her work in Condition Management which focuses on enabling people experiencing both physical and mental ill health to return to work. She has a certificate in Cognitive Therapy with additional CPD training in Case Formulation, Behavioural Family Work, and Distress Tolerance. Jessica also specialises in the use of Standardised MOHO Assessment Tools and Sensory work which is an effective and innovative technique used to help adults manage their emotions and connect with the physiological aspects of our bodies responses to distress.