Clinical Governance Lead/Dental Nurse Tutor
NEBDN Certificate in Dental Nursing, NEBDN Certificate in Conscious Sedation, BA (Hons) Further Education and Training, NEBDN Certificate in Oral Health Education, NEBDN Certificate in Radiography
GDC Number: 119314
In 1990 Colette started working as a dental nurse at ICI Wilton in Redcar. Colette gained the National Certificate in Dental Nursing and went on to complete post-qualifications in Oral Health, Sedation and Radiography. Colette joined Queensway in 1998 as a dental nurse and completed her teaching certificate.
Colette then worked at the North East Chamber of Commerce until 2005 where she trained dental nurses for the NVQ level 3. Colette also completed her D32/D33/D34 assessor and internal verifier award at the North East Chamber of Commerce.
Colette graduated from Northumbria University in 2004 gaining a BA (Hons) in Further Education and Training. In 2005 Colette completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Education from Sunderland University.
Colette returned to Queensway as Clinical Governance Lead /Dental Nurse Tutor in 2005.
In 2010 Colette gained NEBDN accreditation for Queensway. She continues to deliver dental nurse post qualification training in Sedation, Oral Health and Radiography. Colette is currently developing further courses for dental nurses. Colette also ensures all governance requirements are in place to protect patients and staff.
Most recently Colette has gained extended skills in fluoride and impression taking.
Outside work Colette enjoys spending time with her husband and two boys, as well as taking part in sports and running.