Ruth Smith BA(Hons), GDipNurs(Adult), RN (A) holds a Bachelors degree in War Studies (Specialist) from the University of Wolverhampton, and a post-graduate degree in Adult Nursing from the University of Worcester. An exemplary career as a Nursing Officer in the British army has afforded her a wealth of medical experience across a wide range of clinical settings.
A professional, enthusiastic, and personable individual, Ruth underwent initial aesthetics training with the award-winning Medics Direct, followed by advanced training with Derma Medical. Ruth’s passion for proving an excellent standard of clinical care fed her ambition to provide a superb standard of aesthetic care. FACE by Ruth opened in 2017 with the aim of providing a medically focused specialist facial aesthetics clinic which is based on bespoke, client-focused treatment plans and a gold standard of clinical practice.
“The purpose of FACE by Ruth has always been to provide clients with a naturally younger, fresher look, through a variety of age-softening treatments.” Ruth Smith
She has the ability to take medically and aesthetically challenging clients and produce truly excellent results. Working as a team a with Dr Anderson allows FACE by Ruth to offer a depth of service second to none.
FACE by Ruth takes professionalism very seriously, and as a member of the British Association of Cosmetic Nurses (BACN), the Aesthetics Complications Expert (ACE) Group, and the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), Ruth and everyone in the team ensure they remain up to date with current clinical practice, procedures and legislation.
Dr Catriona Anderson MBCHB, BSC(HONS), MRCGP, DFSRH holds a degree in medicine from Leicester University Medical School as well as an undergraduate degree concentrated on microbiology and biochemistry from Liverpool University. She has accrued over 20 years of clinical experience in both hospitals and General Practice.
Her passion and enthusiasm for her vocation are evident through her years of research and work looking into some of the more challenging cases of long-standing microbial infections, including urinary tract infections . This paved the way for her private medical practice, Focus Medical Clinic. Alongside her professional role as a GP, Dr Anderson developed a keen interest in the area of aesthetics. Undergoing initial aesthetic training in 2012, followed by advanced training. Dr Anderson is an advanced aesthetics practitioner who has performed a great deal of highly successful treatments. Although she still enjoys treating clients, Dr Anderson utilises her extensive clinical experience and her medical knowledge to provide outstanding clinical support and consultancy to FACE by Ruth.
“It is a real joy to have the opportunity to make such a positive difference to clients outside of my general practice role, and to work alongside Ruth, who reflects my belief in providing a gold standard of clinical care.” Catriona Anderson
In attendance at many weekly FACE by Ruth clinics, clients have the opportunity to be overseen by a very skilled general practitioner who gains an in-depth insight into their medical requirements or concerns whilst undergoing a treatment with us. Dr Anderson also offers the opportunity for clients to book a specialist Women’s Health consultation appointment with her at FACE by Ruth.