Bristol Laser Centre Team

All laser treatments at Bristol Laser Centre are performed by doctors and nurses who have received specialist training in skin laser treatment.

Lead Clinician

Dr Kay Thomas MBChB MRCGP

is the department’s Associate Specialist.

Kay worked as a GP before specialising in laser treatment and has worked in the Laser Centre since 1994. She is fully qualified in skin laser treatment with the BTEC qualification in Skin Laser Technology, Applications and Treatment.

Kay is a member of the British Medical Laser Association and the American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine.

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Daniel Keith BMBCh MA MRCP

qualified from The Queen’s College, Oxford in 2009 and has practiced in the Midlands and the South West. Daniel works as an NHS Consultant Dermatologist in North Bristol NHS Trust with a special interest in skin cancer,  dermatological surgery and laser dermatology and holds a BTEC in Lasers & Light Therapies. He is a member of the British Medical Laser Association, the British Association of Dermatologists, the British Society for Dermatological Surgery, the British Society for Medical Dermatology and the Royal College of Physicians of London.

Laser Nurse Practitioner

Lynne Baker RGN

has worked as a registered nurse in the health service for over 30 years and for more than 15 years has specialised within the laser treatment field. She runs her own nurse led laser treatment clinics and holds the BTEC award in Skin Laser Technology, Applications and Treatment.

Beverly Checker

trained at The University of the West of England and gained her nursing qualification in 2005. Her background speciality is burns and plastic surgery along with scar management. She completed the specialist burns course in 2007 and since joining the Laser Team has completed the British Medical Laser Association course in 2017.


Laura Bryant

has worked in North Bristol NHS Trust for over 15 years and since 2000 has been a key member of the Laser Centre team.


Cherie Knight

has worked in the Plastic Surgery department in various roles for 10 years and joined the Laser Centre team in 2012.


Cathy Capaldi