Meet the Cochlear Implant team

Key members of the Cochlear Implant Department include:

Programme Co-Ordinator

Dr Kaukab Rajput
Consultant Audiological Physician

Audiologists

Catherine Broxholme  
Principal Audiological Scientist

Fiona Vincent
Audiologist

Herra Bhutta 
Audiologist

Ruth Lin 
Audiologist

Komal Patel
Audiologist

Shahnaz Rani
Audiologist

Rianne Aska 
Assistant Technical Officer

Speech and Language Therapists

Phillippa Mackenzie 
Principal Speech and Language Therapist

Emily Thomson
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Gemma Hardman
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Samantha Feldman
Specialist Speech and Language Therapist

Vaishali Nakrani
Speech and Language Therapy Assistant (currently on mat leave)

Clinical Psychologists

Dr Fionna Bathgate  
Clinical Psychologist

Dr Gillian Wright
Clinical Psychologist

Teacher of the Deaf

Alexandra Davis 
Teacher of the Deaf

Rachael Blowes
Teacher of the Deaf

Administrative Staff

Louise Azzopardi 
Service Co-ordinator

Hilda Amono 
Medical PA

Zainab Muraj 
Medical PA

ENT Surgeons

Ben Hartley  
Consultant ENT Surgeon

Chris Jephson
Consultant ENT Surgeon

Lesley Cochrane
Consultant ENT Surgeon

Richard Hewitt

Consultant ENT Surgeon

Robert Nash
Consultant ENT Surgeon