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

Dental ARCPs  2023

All ARCPS, that are not part of a national or regional process will be held in September 2023, date(s) to be confirmed.


Oral Medicine will be a national process, further details to be confirmed.



Dental Specialty Training

These posts are advertised via 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” 

The Dental Gold Guide and accompanying forms can be accessed on the COPDEND WEBSITE


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

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



Period of Grace

Trainee who wish to take a period of grace must complete the: Period of Grace Intent Form


Useful Links


Dental Specialty Recruitment:


HEE NW Dental Specialty Contacts


Chris Butterworth

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


Julian Satterthwaite

Training Programme Director Restorative

Academic Manchester 


Sondos Albadri

Academic Liverpool


Keith Hunter

Training Programme Director

Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology


Yvonne Dailey

Training Programme Director



Bijay Rajlawat

Training Programme Director

Oral Medicine

Avril Macpherson

Training Programme Director



Ian Edwards

Training Programme Director

Orthodontics (Liverpool)




David Waring

Training Programme Director

Orthodontics (Manchester)


Vidya Srinivasan

Training Programme Director

Paediatric Dentistry


Pippa Cullingham

Training Programme Director

Oral Surgery



Paul Nixon

Training Programme Director Dental & Maxillofacial Radiology

Funmi Oluwajana

Trainee Rep (Manchester)


Ahmed Jebril

Trainee Rep (Liverpool)


Susan Tierney



 Victoria Mainwaring