Our Team & Expert Trainers

"We love what we do, we are passionate about passing our knowledge on
Mr Taimur Shoaib, Consultant Plastic Surgeon &
 Clinical Course Director

Who we are 

We started out in 2010 and since then we have helped more than 2500 dentists, doctors, nurses and midwives from throughout the UK  start their aesthetic career many of whom are now are running their own very profitable clinics!

We’ve built our reputation on providing high-quality training, our trainers are all highly qualified, skilled and extremely knowledgeable in medical aesthetics. They have that natural ability to pass on their knowledge to provide you with a highly interactive, stimulating and enjoyable learning experience. 

Our team routinely train and teach medical professionals worldwide in cosmetic treatments and are at the cutting edge of treatment options. They are members of numerous medical associations and committees.

Our Team

Taimur Shoaib

Mr Taimur Shoaib, Consultant Plastic Surgeon

MB ChB, FRCSEd, DMI(RCSEd), MD, FRCS (Plast)

Mr Shoaib is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon, with more than 23 years' medical experience. He an internationally recognised educator in medical aesthetics as well as the Clinical  Director and the lead trainer for Inspired Cosmetic Training.

Multi Award Winning Mr Shoaib teaches and trains doctors, surgeons, dentists and nurses to advanced level in cosmetic medical treatments and techniques, and is passionate about raising the standards on aesthetic medicine. He is known for his enthusiastic teaching style and ability to pass on his vast knowledge – so you can be assured of the highest standards of training. He is a Faculty Member at the Allergan Medical Institute.

Formerly a consultant plastic surgeon in the NHS, he now works privately full time at Glasgow Nuffield private hospital and at his successful private practice - La Belle Forme Group (Glasgow, Edinburgh, London) where he is the founder and senior plastic surgeon. His special interests are in aesthetic medicine and surgery of the face, body and breast.

He is the chairman of the West of Scotland skin cancer and melanoma multi-disciplinary team, the chairman of the head and neck interest group of the British Association of Plastic Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons and honorary senior clinical lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Glasgow.

Gill Fergus

Dr Gill Fergus

(MBChB) Medical Aesthetic Tutor

Dr Gill Fergus studied medicine at the University of Glasgow and went on to complete her GP training in Berkshire, working for the NHS and private practice. 

Gill has a great passion for aesthetic medicine and improving standards and has been practising  facial aesthetics since 2008, including training and mentoring colleagues.

Laura Miller

Laura Miller

Cosmetic Nurse Prescriber

Laura assists Mr Taimur Shoaib in the practical 'hands-on' teaching and small group expert teaching sessions. Laura always receives excellent course feedback and helps to build confidence. Laura has been a registered nurse for 17 years after qualifying in 2002 from Glasgow Caledonian University and worked at Glasgow Royal Infirmary for more than 10 years predominately in medical and surgical wards.

Laura began working as a cosmetic nurse in 2005 while continuing with her medical nursing work, and completed her cosmetic nurse training in 2008. She has concentrated solely on cosmetic nursing since 2010 and is also a nurse prescriber.

Prior to joining La Belle Forme, Laura was Lead Cosmetic Nurse at another cosmetic clinic. Laura is trained in advanced BOTOX® and Dermal Filler, advanced laser treatments, PRP, Dermaroller®, body contouring and various other cosmetic treatment techniques.

Laura regularly attends conferences with the world’s leading cosmetic surgeons to keep up to date with the very latest advanced treatments.

She won best cosmetic nurse in Scotland at the Scottish Hair and Beauty Awards 2015, was finalist in the Best Cosmetic Nurse category at the 2015 Medical Cosmetic Awards and also Best Non-surgical Rejuvenation, an award she had been recommended for based on a scar treatment she had performed.

Norma Anis

Norma Anis

Cosmetic Nurse

Norma Anis qualified in 2012 with a BSc in Mental Health Nursing from Glasgow Caledonian University. Norma assists Mr Taimur Shoaib in the practical “ hands on” teaching sessions for our foundation level courses.

After undertakening her foundation level  Botox and fillers course in  2013 she decided to concentrate solely on cosmetic nursing.

Norma is trained in advanced Botox and dermal fillers, advanced laser treatments, PRP, Dermaroller, body contouring and various other specialised cosmetic treatments.

She is a member of the BACN and regularly attends conferences with the world’s leading cosmetic surgeons to keep up to date with the very latest advanced treatments.

Norma was a finalist at the 2015 Medical Aesthetic Awards in the best aesthetic nurse category.

Jennie Hawkins

Jennie Hawkins

RGN, INP (BSc. Professional Practice, Bach. Nursing, Dip. Communication Studies, Dip. Business Studies)

Jennie is an experienced specialist aesthetic nurse and runs her own aesthetic practice Etre Beau Facial Aesthetics. Graduating with a Bach of Nursing in 1997 and specialising in Acute Surgical Nursing (Burns & Plastics), Jennie has since attained a post graduate BSc Professional Practice in 2013 (Non-Medical Prescribing & Dermatology). She continues to develop her Aesthetic skills by attending Masterclasses with UK and Internationally with eminent Medical Aesthetics Leaders.

Jennie is a member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses, The Association of Scottish Aesthetic Practitioners and British Dermatological Nursing Group.  With a talent for mentoring and teaching, and driven by an appetite for learning, Jennie regularly teaches on Inspired Cosmetic Training courses for Foundation level Toxin and Dermal Filler courses guiding trainees through the “hands on” practical aspects of delivering botox and dermal fillers. Jennie is committed to providing patients with professional, ethical, evidence-based, effective, patient-led treatments and sharing her knowledge and experience of aesthetic practice with you.

Cormac Convery

Dr Cormac Convery

Medical Aesthetic Tutor

Dr Cormac Convery is Medical Director at the Bloomfield Clinic in Ayrshire. He also works in association with Beyond Medispa in Edinburgh and more recently the La Belle Forme group where he has the intention to establish and oversee research development.

Having completed the MSc course in Aesthetic Medicine at QMUL with Distinction, Dr Cormac continues his association with the university as an honorary faculty member.

He is a faculty member in Aesthetic Medicine at QMUL and Member of the Aesthetic Complications Expert (ACE) working group, as well as an associate member of BCAM, trainer with Inspired Cosmetic Training, a regional trainer with Teoxane UK and a member of their Educational Steering Committee.

He is passionate about integrating education into career development with the broader aim of ensuring that Aesthetic Medicine blossoms as a medical sub-speciality.

Jacqueline Cooney

Jacqueline Cooney

Cosmetic Nurse

Jacqueline owns and directs her own HIS registered clinic and is trained in a range of advanced aesthetic treatments. Jacqueline completed Foundation Botox & Dermal Filler training with Inspired Cosmetic Training and continues to update her knowledge and skills by attending further training as her clinic continues to grow.

Jacqueline has attended MD Codes Trained by Allergan Medical Institute, is an Independent Nurse Prescriber (V300) and works also as a nurse with the NHS. 

Jacqueline’s qualifications also include:

  • SGH Ear Nose & Throat Nurse
  • SGH Oral Maxillofacial Nurse
  • RAH Emergency Surgical Nurse
  • SGH Dermatology Nurse
  • Qualified Nurse BSc Dip Adult Nursing with Hons
  • Qualified Dental Nurse
  • Qualified Artistic designer
Ashley Steel

Ashley Steel

RGN

Ashley Steel RGN qualified from Caledonian University in 2011 and went on to qualify in Aesthetics in 2014. Ashley is a member of the British association of cosmetic nurses (BACN) and ACE group, keeping up to date with ongoing changes to the industry. Ashley has been working as a foundation level trainer for inspired cosmetic training based at La Belle Form from 2018.

Ashley has worked alongside some of the top aesthetic practitioners and surgeons in the UK including  La Belle Forme where she completed much of her advanced level injection techniques. 

Ashley strives for patient safety and dedicates time to update training and knowledge on a regular basis, bringing new and improved techniques back to clinic. She believes that enhancing what was once there naturally will have the best outcome, and with her talented artistic eye, she will most definitely bring out the best in you and give you the confidence you deserve. 

Carolyn Fraser

Carolyn Fraser

(BA, MSC, POST GRAD DIP) Course Director

Carolyn has over 10 years experience in developing & organising medical aesthetic courses with Inspired Cosmetic Training, which she started with Mr Taimur Shoaib (Consultant Plastic Surgeon) from scratch, and built it up to be one of the most successful medical aesthetic training academies in UK. 

Carolyn loves organising courses. She and Natalie will be probably the first people you will speak to when you enquire about a course and will be there on the day to make sure everything runs smoothly, and afterwards for however long you need us.

Carolyn also runs Medica CPD, which she established 8 years ago and is one of the UK’s leading companies providing quality continuing professional development conferences, training courses, and masterclasses in health education – particularly for teachers. Prior to setting up her own company, she worked as the CPD Manager at the University of Glasgow, Medical Faculty.

Natalie Stewart

Natalie Stewart

(BA Hons) Course Administrator

Natalie has over 4 years of experience in event administration, assisting Carolyn in all aspects of organising medical aesthetic training courses and large conferences. Prior to this she has 8 years experience in sales and retail, and is a graduate from the Caledonian University.

If you are wishing to register for a course or have any queries, Natalie is the friendly face behind the phone.

Course Venue

La Belle Forme Treatment Room

A Perfect Place to Learn:

La Belle Forme Clinic
24-26 Wilson St, Glasgow G1 1SS

All teaching takes place at La Belle Forme, Glasgow – one of the UK’s top cosmetic and medical surgery clinics with training treatment rooms,, located in the heart of Glasgow's upmarket Merchant City.

The clinic is within walking distance of both Glasgow Central and Queen Street railway stations. 

Bus links are available throughout Glasgow and surrounding areas. There is limited, paid meter parking outside the clinic, and car parks Q-Park Candleriggs and NCP Glassford Street are walking distance to the clinic.

Please note: 
For all Inspired Cosmetic Training bookings and enquiries, please call our office on 0141 638 4098 
or email carolyn@inspiredcosmetictraining.com