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

Dental ARCPs  2022

All ARCPS, that are not part of a national or regional process will be held in September 2022, 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 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” 

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

Academic Manchester 


Sondos Albadri

Academic Liverpool


Chris Butterworth

Training Programme Director



Yvonne Dailey

Training Programme Director




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)


Vidya Srinivasan

Training Programme Director

Paediatric Dentistry


Training Programme Director

Oral Surgery






Funmi Oluwajana

Trainee Rep (Manchester)

Dima Mobarak

Trainee Rep (Liverpool) 


Susan Tierney



Chelsea Archibald