Jessica completed her undergraduate training at the University of Leeds. She then worked for 5 years in practice in Scarborough and also worked as a Clinical Assistant in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.
Jess underwent specialist training in Special Care Dentistry in Hull and East Yorkshire before taking up a specialist post for Whittington Health Community Dental Service. In 2016 she relocated to a specialist post in North Wales.
Andrew qualified BDS with honours from the London Hospital in December 1985. He obtained FDSRCS (Eng) in 1988 and entered medical school in the University of Malta, his home country, in October 1990, qualifying in medicine in 1995.
After completing house jobs and basic surgical training in general surgery and Accident & Emergency in Malta, Andrew returned to the UK to complete higher surgical training in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery having obtained FRCS (Edin) in 1998. He trained in the West Anglia rotation and obtained his FRCS (OMFS) in 2002. He was appointed Consultant in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Luton & Dunstable Hospital in December 2003.
Stephen A Fayle
Stephen qualified from Bristol University in 1982, became a Consultant in 1995 and is currently a Consultant and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Paediatric Dentistry based at Leeds Dental Institute.
Although most of his career has been spent in the hospital service, he has also worked in General Dental Practice and the Community Dental Service.
A Past-President of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD), Stephen currently leads the BSPD commissioning working party, and chaired the NHS England Development Group for the Paediatric Dentistry Commissioning Guide and has recently been appointed as Chair of the Paediatric Dentistry Managed Clinical Network for Yorkshire and Humber .
Stephen is also an elected member of the Faculty Board of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Following training in Dundee and Newcastle Caroline has worked in the Salaried Dental Service in the North East of England and North Yorkshire for almost 15 years seeing and wide range of special care patients.
Caroline is currently Consultant in Special Care Dentistry and Clinical Lead for North Yorkshire Dental Care services, part of Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, and the team sees a wide range of community based Special Care patients including patients accessing substance misuse treatment with partner agencies.
|Anthony Hart||Anthony is just an ordinary person with several strange conditions, trying to live an ordinary life. EDS - it's not just about been bendy.|
| Navdeep Kumar|
Navdeep has an extensive range of clinical, teaching and research experience in Special Care Dentistry, particularly with regards to the management of medically compromised patients and the oral complications of systemic diseases.
She is actively involved in the promotion of SCD and the development of guidelines, including the RCS England / BSDH Guideline relating to the Oral Management of Oncology Patients.
Furthermore, she has co-authored a textbook on SCD, examined for the ORE, MSc and DSCD (UCL and RCS), was appointed as BSDH president in 2009 and is current Chair of DSCD and Specialty Advisor RCS Eng.
Rachel is Associate Professor in Oral Surgery in the Division of Maxillofacial Diagnostic, Medical and Surgical Sciences at University College London, Eastman Dental Institute and Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery, UCLH NHS Foundation Trust. Rachel is Programme Director for the Masters programmes in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Head of the ECPgR (Eastman Centre for Postgraduate Research) and UCL Eastman Departmental Graduate Tutor for Research postgraduates. Other roles include Board Member for the Faculty of Dental Surgery, Royal College of Surgeons of England, Member of ABAOMS Executive and Educational
committees, Internal and External examiner for BDS, MSc, MPhil, DDent and PhD.
Nick has suffered from Cerebral Palsy since birth and has some speech impediment so people have to get to know him to understand what he is saying.
He uses a power wheelchair at home and a manual wheelchair when he goes out with his parents and friends. Nick went to Frederick Holmes School (from six to thirteen) and to Thomas Delarue Boarding School in Tonbridge in Kent for six years while he had a lot of speech therapy and was told by the speech therapist that his speech had not got any better or worse.
Nick left the boarding school when he was nineteen and came back home to live with his parents. He then met an Occupational Therapist who asked him if he would be interested in going to Sammon Road Centre in Beverley once a week to learn about group work with a group leader but because of his communication problems it was impossible to run groups independently as he would always need someone to assist him with speaking to clients. He then went to another day centre called the Muriel Wilson in Hull were he worked on a number of committees.
Anthony graduated from Athens Medical School in 1983 and completed internal medicine training in 1990. In 1995 he was awarded a PhD from the University of London on monoclonal antibodies in Head and Neck Cancer.
He studied the application of vaccines in melanoma at St George’s Hospital Medical School (lecturer 1996‐1999). Appointed senior Lecturer and then Reader in oncology at the University of Hull (1999‐2010).
Clinical and basic research interest and widely published in cancer associated thrombosis. He treats kidney cancer and is PI and major contributor to the STAR trial design and execution. His clinical research includes immunotherapy treatments of kidney cancer and melanoma.
| Chris Pollock||Chris is a Consultant in Anaesthesia, Sedation and Pain Medicine, based in Hull and East Yorkshire. Since 2000 he has exclusively used Friedberg's propofol/ketamine deep sedation technique along with regional block for onco-plastic breast surgery (over 4000 cases, 300 of whom with BIS monitoring) in preference to a standard GA. From 2006 he has provided conscious sedation for special care dentistry in an office based setting, within the Hull City Healthcare Partnership: again his preferred sedative is a propofol/ ketamine mix (approx 1000 cases: a third of which with a severe learning impairment, and about 2% with brittle cardio-respiratory physiology.|
Roger is one of the world's leading experts on applying NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) to drive excellence both professionally and personally. Roger leads seminars and consults with companies all over the world, including in the UK, USA, Europe and Middle East. He is the author of several books, including The Hidden Art of Interviewing, NLP for Teachers and The NLP Toolkit.
With an enthusiastic and forthright approach, he creates powerful, thought-provoking, fun learning experiences. Roger has an engaging and pragmatic style. His goal is to leave participants with skills and concepts that will help them grow and achieve more with less time and effort.
David received his DDS from The Royal Dental College of Copenhagen, Denmark, in 1983 after having worked as a dental technician for 3 years.
He has founded/presided over 4 national/international Esthetic Academies. He sits on the editorial boards of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, and the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry.
He maintains a private family practice in Windsor, Berks, UK with an emphasis on preventative, general, aesthetic and implant restorative dentistry.