RGN, NIP (Nurse independent prescriber)

Year qualified:


Country of qualification:


Registration & Memberships

Registration and licensing

  • RGN (PIN:87C0817E)

Memberships and associations

  • RCN
  • Board member British Association of Sclerotherapists

Languages Spoken

  • English

Mrs Claire Judge

Clinical Nurse Specialist

RGN, NIP (Nurse independent prescriber)

Claire Judge is a qualified nurse and independant nurse prescriber. She has 22 years experience in Sclerotherapy; and has clinics at the Royal Free Hospital, London, East Grinstead and Woking Hospitals.

She works in association with Professor George Hamilton at the Royal Free, Mr Neil Browning at Woking Nuffield and Mr Matthew Button at McIndoe Surgical Centre.

She is one of the founding members and is on the board of the British Association of Sclerotherapy and teaches other practitioners. She is regarded as one of the most experienced microsclerotherapists in the country and has recently been invited to demonstrate her technique and tips to an interested and receptive audience at the British Association of Sclerotherapy.

She has also published chapters on Sclerotherapy and has spoken and demonstrated at conferences on this subject.

Claire is a mum of 4, is a village councillor and was awarded a British Empire Medal for services to Pre-school education.



Vascular Surgery

Procedures offered:

Sclerotherapy for thread veins on legs

Clinical Interests:

Having spent 15 years as Vascular research Sister Claire has an interest in Vascular surgery and wound care.

She also currently works as a Staff Nurse on a ward caring for patients undergoing plastic and orthopaedic Surgery

Research interests:


Published papers:

C.Judge 2011 British Association of Sclerotherapy Conference, Presentation of Patient Information for Sclerotherapy Patients.

Judge 2008 British Association of Sclerotherapy Conference, Presentation of clinical audit results of patient satisfaction after microsclerotherapy

MRC Asymptomatic Surgery Trial (ACST) Collaborative Group; Prevention of disabling and fatal strokes by successful carotid endarerectomy in patients without recent neurological symptoms: randomised control trial. The Lancet 8 May 2004; Vol 363, No 9420 pages 1491-1502.

C Judge; Sclerotherapy; Chapter 7, 55-63 (2002) Pathways of Care in Vascular Surgery; tfm Publishing Ltd.

R B Galland, T R Magee, B Whitman, J J Earnshaw, C Judge, G Hamilton, M Kerle and J H N Wolfe. Patency Following Successful Thrombolysis of Occluded Vascular Grafts; Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 22, 157-160 (2001)

C Judge & P Morris-Vincent; Management of reticular and Thread Veins; Chapter 14b 63 (2000); Primary Care of Vascular Disease; Medical Education Network (UK) Ltd

Mrs Claire Judge, Clinical Nurse Specialist is available for consultations at the Royal Free Private Patients Unit