Charlie Nicholson (she/her) – Practice Nurse Surgical Lead
Born and raised in Australia, Charlie graduated from the Queensland University of Technology in 2015. After obtaining her nursing degree, she started working at The Wesley Hospital in Orthopaedics, General Medicine to then move to the Coronary Care Unit where she worked as part of hospital-wide resuscitation team. In 2019, she decided to move to the UK, where her main roles included working in cardiology at Bart’s Hospital Heart Attack Centre – specialising in critical care – as well as nursing on a Covid ward during the epidemic. It was only in 2021 that her obession for plastic surgery was really ignited, following her new position in outpatients where she primarily worked with renowned plastic surgeons.
Charlie is currently a student with the Harley Academy acquiring her Level 7 Diploma in Aesthetic Injectables, however, before her enthusiasm for plastic surgery and aesthetics, she is first and foremost passionate about providing safe, quality care to the transgender community.
Roberto Fittipaldi (he/him) – Practice Nurse
Roberto joined the LTC team in March 2022. Always keen on taking on new challenges, his diverse work experience reflects his curiosity and enthusiasm for his job. He started in critical care and then moved to ambulatory care in the NHS gynecology outpatient. Putting the patient at the center of his practice has always been a gold standard for him. His mottos at work are “people before patients” and “a warm smile before any medication”. If you come to visit us, you’ll probably hear him singing in the corridors or laughing!
Coline Dhondt (she/her) – Practice nurse
Born in France, Coline got her nursing degree in Belgium in 2015. She decided move to London to start her career despite knowing how hard it would be to practice as nurse in a different country. After initially spending two and a half years working in fertility, it was only in 2021 that she came accross and read The Transgender Issue. An Argument For Justice by Shon Faye, which made her eager to become an ally of the trans community. One thing she’s sure of since starting working at LTC, is that she has never felt more fulfilled in any other jobs and she hopes this is the beginning of an exciting and rewarding career in trans healthcare.