Welcome Dr Natasha

Dr Natasha is one of the first students on our level 7 qualification in aesthetic medicine. Follow her story here as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

Natasha Fernando Harley Academy

 

Tell us a little about you…

I have been qualified as an NHS GP for 2 years now. I really love my job, but already I was beginning to think about what can be done to avoid burnout! So I got wondering what else could be done in the week for a bit more variety to ensure that I am more satisfied with my working life.

 

What attracted you to a career in aesthetics? 

I have always had an interest in the aesthetic side of life, and this is reflected in my creative hobbies of drawing, painting & photography.  So, undoubtedly the unique blend of artistry & medical expertise involved in aesthetic medicine appealed to me a lot.  I could also see it as a rewarding industry to be in if you love to make people happy. From the little I knew about aesthetics at the time I was in the very least aware that you have that opportunity to make someone feel better about themselves, enhance their wellbeing and potentially even make some difference to their lives. Continue reading “Welcome Dr Natasha”

Student Stories: #1 Dr Sanah

Dr Sanah is one of the first students on our level 7 qualification in aesthetic medicine. Follow her story here as well as on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

Tell us a little about you…

I’m Dr Sanah Akram and work as a fully qualified GP, based in Leicester.  I am currently doing the level 7 qualification with Harley Academy, having completed their foundation course.

 

What attracted you to a career in aesthetics? 

Through my research into the field of aesthetic medicine, I took a keen interest in the use of injectables, but realised I needed the appropriate training to do so confidently and safely.  I’ve taken a one day course in each of botulinum and dermal fillers in the past but didn’t leave from that feeling as though I had the confidence to go ahead and start on my own, and they didn’t really offer any structured mentoring afterwards. Continue reading “Student Stories: #1 Dr Sanah”