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Partner. GDC no 52012
In 1989, he opened the Longridge branch practice, and is pleased to welcome you into the purpose built facility at 7 Berry Lane (opened in 2006). Nick is married to Johan and they have lived since 1991 near Whitechapel at the edge of the Beacon Fell Country Park. Their two daughters, Katherine - a solicitor, and Fiona - the other dentist here at Berry Lane- live locally.
Nick is a member of the British Dental Association, the General Dental Practitioners Association and has been a member of the North West Lancashire Local Dental committee for many years before its reorganisation of 2006.
He has been a Denplan Excel accredited dentist since 2008 and to this day.
Most of Nick's home-time is spent with his immediate family, looking after the land at home and entertaining their many friends. Grandchildren and his old tractor take up his time, and are not mutually exclusive !!!
Nick and Johan spend some of their spare time travelling in the UK and Europe. Having had a series of caravans for the thirty years since 1980, they are now on their second motorhome. !
Partner. GDC no 113478
Fiona, her husband Austin and two daughters Martha and Annie live near Whitechapel. She broadened her experience as an under graduate working in Tonga during a round the world executive study and in outreach clinics in Eastern Scotland. She has been a Denplan Excel dentist since 2008. She has now continued the family tradition of owning a caravan and Labradors!!
Partner. GDC no 193885
Elisha SmithsonDental Hygienist. GDC- 197278
Elisha joined the practice in September 2020 as our hygienist. She has a patient and caring nature and makes our patients feel very comfortable in her care.
Julie MillerPractice Matron. R.D.N. GDC no 141707
Julie has been working in the practice since 1986 and has over 40 years experience of both medical and dental practice. She is responsible for the smooth running of the practice, whist keeping up to date with the new standards, and governance.
Julie has an unrivalled knowledge of the patients and their care in the practice.
Laura HiltonQualified Dental Nurse- GDC no 268692
Laura joined the practice in 2017 and brings with her a wealth of dental experience. Laura is always available to answer any queries that patients may have and is a well respected member of staff.
Rebecca WylieQualified Dental Nurse- GDC no 281463
Rebecca joined the team in March 2017 and qualified in January 2019. Rebecca is a very confident and friendly dental nurse and puts all of her patients at ease with her caring nature and is very popular amongst her colleagues here at Berry Lane Dental Surgery. Rebecca is currently on maternity leave after having her first child Tommy in December 2020. She is due back in September 2021.
Bethany GornallQualified Dental Nurse - GDC no 274228
Bethany joined the practice in 2015. She is a highly efficient team member and brings a great knowledge of experience to the team. She also has an extremely compassionate and caring nature.
Danielle KellyQualified Dental Nurse. GDC- 291320
Danielle joined us in 2015. She is very caring and passionate about dentistry. Danielle has quickly become a highly respected and enthusiastic member of the team. Danielle is due to go on maternity leave in February 2021 with her second child.
Simren KaurTrainee Dental Nurse
Simren has joined the team in October 2016. She is eager to learn the skills required to be a caring dental nurse. She is always keen to help put patients at their ease.
Ellie WilsonTrainee Dental Nurse
Ellie has recently joined us in August 2020 as a trainee Dental Nurse. Ellie has a hard working and caring nature and is quickly able to put patients at ease. She has become a well respected member of staff and is enjoying learning all aspects of Dentistry.
Ilona joined the practice in November 2016, she is a very enthusiastic member of the team and always happy to help with any of your enquires.