Victoria Robertson – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2004

Head Dental Nurse at HDS

GDC Number: 135772

Victoria started her career in dental nursing in London in 2001. She gained her NEBDN certificate in 2004 after qualifying at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in London. She has recently completed the SAAD course for conscious sedation. She has been appointed as Head Nurse and loves the many aspects of dentistry, which include cosmetic dentistry, orthodontics, sedation and Implantology.

Victoria enjoys working with various dentists, meeting new people and constantly learning new skills. In her spare time, she likes to go on long walks and spending time with her family.

Kelly Martin – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2000

GDC Number: 148767

Kelly started her career at HDS in dentistry in 1998 as a trainee dental nurse. She qualified in 2000 from Chelmsford College in Essex and gained her NEBDN qualification. Her time at HDS is divided between nursing and reception. Kelly enjoys her job because she gets to meet new people and enjoy getting to know the patients. She provides a welcoming and friendly atmosphere. Outside of work, Kelly is a busy mum so although she doesn’t get much spare time for hobbies, she enjoys going on long walks with her dogs and quality family time.

Nikki Abbott – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2012

GDC Number: 236010

Nikki began her dental nursing career as a trainee in 2009, fully qualifying in January 2012. In that time she has gained experience on reception as well as in the surgery. She has also gained experience in sedation, for which she has received further SAAD training, oral surgery and dental implants which she finds one of the most interesting aspects of dentistry.

She really enjoys working at HDS; her colleagues and patients of the practice are very friendly and it has become like an extended family.

Working here part time fits in well with her family life; she has two little girls which keeps her very busy! In her spare time she enjoys the gym and trains most, if not, every day.

Jenny Alleyne – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2011

GDC Number: 226081

Jenny started working as a dental nurse in 1990 and gained the NEBDN qualification in 1993 from Southend College.

She joined Hockley Dental surgery in 1994, and worked here until 2005 when she took a break to have a family. She returned to HDS in 2011, and because of the break she had to retake her NEBDN exam. She is currently working part-time. She has always enjoyed working at HDS and, working with John, she gets to experience all aspects of dentistry.

Away from work, she enjoys spending time with her family. With two boys, it involves a lot of football, and she is always pleased at the end of May when the football season ends!

Karen Boyle – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2010

GDC Number: 203387

Karen began dental nursing in 2006. She trained, qualified and worked in Danbury, Essex until 2016. During this period, she obtained her NEBDN certificate in 2010.

Karen currently works part-time at Hockley Dental Surgery, covering holiday periods for the permanent staff. She thoroughly enjoys working with all the dentists and nurses and the practice, each with their own unique way of working. She is at her best when meeting and greeting new or existing patients to HDS, hopefully making their dental visits a calm and enjoyable experience. She wishes to continue to update her nursing skills by learning the latest techniques and practices from the dental team here at HDS.

In her spare time, she enjoys daily walks in the woods with her three springer spaniels, occasional yoga/body balance/pilates classes and evenings out to music concerts, the theatre and live shows


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