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Yorkshire and Humber

Meet the Dental Core Training Faculty


Ghazala Ahmad- Mear, Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean, for Dental Core Training

After 32 years of training and working within the realms of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Ghazala has recently retired from clinical work in the NHS. Since 2014, ghazala.jpegGhazala has been NHSE Associate Dental Dean for Core and Specialty Training, recently focusing solely on Dental Core Training. Ghazala sits on DCT National Boards and is passionate about innovating training opportunities to enhance the development of the DCT.

As the NHS continues to come under greater pressures to perform, Ghazala recognises and champions aspects of training that support, develop and strengthen our mental and emotional wellbeing; building skills to be and give our best, safely.

Ghazala is very mindful about leaving the world a better place and how we can all make a difference in our lives, including our workplace in the NHS.

Away from work Ghazala enjoys the hills and mountains with biking, rock-climbing, open water swimming and skiing with her family.


Training Programme Directors

Department TPD Email Address
Rotherham OMFS Eleanor Stone
Hull OMFS Peter Brotherton
Mid Yorkshire OMFS Neil Horisk
Leeds OMFS Stephanie Milne
Leeds Non-OMFS Zaid Ali
Bradford OMFS Vlasios Oktseloglou
Sheffield OMFS Christina Frezzini 
Sheffield Non-OMFS    
York OMFS Matthew Harbottle 
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