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Meet Our Team

Consultant Plastic & Aesthetic Surgeon,
Medical Director

Mrs Aenone Harper-Machin
Mb, ChB, MSc, FRCS(Plast)

Mrs Harper-Machin is a Fellowship-trained plastic surgeon and Honourary Senior Lecturer working in one of the busiest specialist plastic surgery departments in Europe. Based at Whiston Hospital she is also the Chair of the regional Skin Cancer Specialist MDT for the Cheshire & Merseyside region (which also covers north Wales and the Isle of Man).

She graduated with an Honours Degree from the University of Liverpool and undertook her post-graduate training at centres including Bristol, Yorkshire, south Wales, Manchester & Merseyside. She completed a specialty fellowship in reconstructive microsurgery at the University of Toronto, Canada - primarily based at the world-renowned Princess Margaret Cancer Center.

Mrs Harper-Machin is published in the academic literature, and has recently co-authored a chapter in the Biomedical Visualisation textbook. She has lectured throughout the world and has been adopted as a key advisor to the facial reconstruction society due to her expert knowledge in this field. She is the specialty lead for plastic surgery at the University of Liverpool.

Click here to read about BBC Sport's Football Expert, Mark Lawrenson's experience being treated by Mrs Harper-Machin for his skin cancer.

Mrs Aenone Harper-Machin
Mr Jamie Barnes, Consultant plastic, reconstructive and aesthetic surgeon

Consultant Plastic & Aesthetic Surgeon

Mr Jamie Barnes
MB, ChB, MRes, (Merit), FRCS(Plast)

Mr Barnes is a Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon. His NHS practice is based in the Merseyside Regional Plastic Surgery Unit at St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust where he specialises in microsurgical breast reconstruction. He also practices in the NHS at Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust where he provides complex, revisional and reconstructive breast surgery through the breast unit. He is on the GMC Specialist register for Plastic Surgery.

Mr Barnes graduated from The University of Manchester Medical School in 2009 and trained in Plastic Surgery in the North West of England. He completed subspecialty fellowship training in microsurgical reconstruction of the breast and head and neck at Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospitals, London and a further fellowship in Facial, Breast and Body Aesthetic Surgery at the Wellington Hospital, London.

Accredited Psychotherapist

Mr Barry Carruthers
BSc (Hons), Dips Couns, CBT, EMDR

Mr Carruthers offers clients help with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), general anxiety disorders, stress, panic attacks, anger management, bereavement, self-harm, low self-esteem, social anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), suicidal ideation, teenage difficulties.

His areas of expertise and techniques offered include: cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), exposure therapy, person centred therapy, psychodynamic therapy, eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing trauma therapy (EMDR), mindfulness, solution focus therapy, and visual guided imagery and mindfulness.

The fee to see Mr Carruthers is £75 per one hour session.

Mr Barry Carruthers
Michelle Crumpton Skerry

Clinic Manager

Michelle Crumpton Skerry

Michelle has been working internationally for the past five years as a Spa & Wellness Manager, managing MediSpa & Acupuncture doctors, as well as fitness professionals, massage therapists, and skin care specialists from all over the world on international cruise ships.

She started her career as a hairdresser and was promoted through the businesses to become a Spa & Wellness Manager.

"I am really excited to be a part of The Grange Clinic family and hope to see you soon for an amazing experience at our fabulous new clinic."

Michelle can be reached at or call the clinic on 01244 350718 during office hours to speak to her.