Clinical Leadership Team
Miss Joanna Franks
Miss Joanna Franks is a Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon. Her area of expertise is the assessment and management of all conditions relating to the breast, including both benign and malignant breast disease and asymptomatic patients with a family history. She is a trustee of Future Dreams, a charity dedicated to raising funds for support, awareness and research for those touched by breast cancer. She is a member of the medical advisory panel for Chai Cancer and is a professional reviewer for Macmillan Cancer Support Documents.
Mr Jonathan Dunne
Mr Jonathan Dunne is a Consultant Plastic Surgeon specialising in Facial Plastic Surgery, Skin Cancer and Head & Neck Surgery. Mr Dunne is the Founder of the Imperial Facial Reconstruction Centre, a multi-specialty collaborative providing expert care, and leads the Imperial Skin Cancer service. He trained in Bristol, Yorkshire, Sydney and Malawi and completed specialist training in Plastic Surgery in London hospitals including Chelsea & Westminster, Royal Free, St George’s and Charing Cross. He is uniquely trained in all aspects of facial plastic surgery, undertaking two further years of fellowships in minimally invasive facial skin cancer treatment (Mohs Surgery), head & neck microvascular surgery, facial palsy, oculoplastic surgery, and craniofacial and aesthetic surgery. His further training in facial plastic surgery was completed in Melbourne, Boston and Stockholm, and aesthetic training in London hospitals including the Wellington, King Edward VII’s Hospital, the London Clinic and St John and St Elizabeth’s. Mr Dunne is passionate about Plastic Surgery education and development in resource-poor settings, and is a trustee of the Malawi Burns Trust and a member of the national committee for BFIRST (British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training).
Josephine began her career in dermatology as a newly qualified nurse in 2011. Since then she has held senior and specialist nurse roles both in the NHS and the private sector. She loves working in Dermatology, supporting people with the treatment and management of their skin condition in a variety of different ways, be it medically, surgically, using light based therapies or patient education and empowerment. In management positions she works with the wider management team to provide the best service possible for patients and develop nursing staff to be confident and competent in their work.
Day Case Surgery – Skin
Day Case Surgery – Plastic
Service Manager, NHS Trust
Amazing communication and collaboration since the day one. All parties involved (clinical/non-clinical) were fantastic
General Manager, NHS Trust
The professionalism and quality provided by 18 Week Support is what sets them apart from previous insourcing providers we have worked with. The patients have all had a positive experience and good outcomes.
Director of Operations, NHS Trust
We are delighted with the results achieved through our partnership with 18 Week Support. They helped us meet our performance targets and significantly enhanced patient satisfaction and staff morale.