P145 Professionalism in Dentistry
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This CGDent recorded webinar examines the issue of professionalism in relation to dental colleagues, and how it impacts up...
Senior Dental Educator and Dentolegal Consultant, Dental Protection Chief Examiner, Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine
George graduated with honours from the University of Sheffield and after completion of Foundation Training, moved into general practice working in the NHS. George joined Dental Protection in 2016 as an Associate Dentolegal Adviser sharing his time with working in general practice where he was appointed Foundation Trainer with the South Yorkshire Deanery. In September 2018, George took up a full-time position with Dental Protection as a Dentolegal Consultant and in April 2020 was appointed Senior Medical Educator in Risk Prevention. Having a keen interest in Dental Education, George was the Training Programme Director for the Performer List Validation by Experience Programme in Yorkshire and the Humber until the end of 2018.
As a former GDP representative on the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Dental Local Professional Network Steering Group, George has experience in contributing to working groups for procurement of the Community Dental Services and Access to Primary Dental Care. George was Deputy Chairman of the Doncaster and Bassetlaw Local Dental Committee and held responsibility for events in the region. In 2015 he was appointed Postgraduate Dental Tutor with Health Education England working across Yorkshire and the Humber, a role which he stood down from in 2018. George is a past President of the South Yorkshire Branch of the BDA and former Chairman of the BDA’s Associate Group. In 2019 he stood down from his roles on the BDA’s General Dental Practice Committee and the Dental Clinical Commissioning Executive with NHS England Yorkshire and the Humber to focus on his work at Dental Protection.
Alongside his dentolegal work, George continues to work as a general dental practitioner in private practice and is the current Chief Examiner at the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians. George was recently appointed as a Magistrate for Criminal Court.