Dental Specialty Training posts Health Education England working across the North West

Dental ARCPs – Regatta Place, Liverpool

3 February 2020

6 & 7 July 2020 – DPH, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Restorative, Endodontics, SCD.

14 September 2020 – Orthodontics 


Dental Specialty Training

These posts are advertised via the BDJ and NHS jobs when they become vacant. Appointment is by competitive interview and a clinical competency assessment and the structure and content of the posts will comply with the relevant SAC recommendations and the “Dental Gold Guide” 

Dental Gold Guide

These posts are annually assessed using the ACRP process.  Trainee online e-portfolio:

The following dental specialty training is currently undertaken in HEE NW:

Useful Links


Dental Specialty Recruitment:

HEE NW Dental Specialty Contacts

Colette Balmer

Associate Dental Dean


DPH, Oral Surgery, SCD, Oral Medicine, Dental Radiology, Liverpool Orthodontics


Craig Barclay

Associate Dental Dean


Mono specialties, Paediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Manchester Orthodontics


Martin Tickle

Academic Manchester


Sondos Albadri

Academic Liverpool

Chris Butterworth

Training Programme Director


Mel Catleugh

Training Programme Director


Bijay Rajlawat

Training Programme Director

ADS(OM, Max Rad)

Avril Macpherson

Training Programme Director


Ian Edwards

Training Programme Director

Orthodontics (Liverpool)

David Waring

Training Programme Director

Orthodontics (Manchester)

Sharon Lee

Training Programme Director

Paediatric Dentistry

Julian Yates

Training Programme Director

Oral Surgery


Martin James

Trainee Rep (Manchester)

Dima Mobarak

Trainee Rep (Liverpool) 


Susan Tierney



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