Janis Dawes (Manageress)
Janis has been in dentistry for almost 50 years, the last 47 (as of 2018) with Hockley Dental Surgery. She became Practice Manageress in 1992 when John took over from his retiring father. Part of her various duties includes maintaining a high standard of clinical excellence among the staff. This ensures all team members maintain the highest standard of cross-infection and health and safety for all our patients, who are our first priority. She has seen the practice grow over the many years and is proud to be an integral member of a flourishing team.
Lois Everitt – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2016
GDC Number: 262941
Lois began her career in dentistry 5 years ago working as a dental receptionist. She then went on to train and became a fully qualified Dental Nurse in April 2016. She has been lucky enough to assist in various aspects of dentistry and has developed a special interest in implant and sedation dentistry, for which she has received further SAAD training. She is currently studying full time at the University of Essex (FdSc Oral Health Science) towards becoming a dental hygienist. During this two year course, she will continue to work at HDS on weekends and during holiday periods. In her spare time, she can be found decorating or attempting to get fit at the gym!
Clare began her career in dentistry in 1990 and has been part of the HDS team since 1998.
She has the very rewarding position of Receptionist at HDS. She strives to provide a warm welcome for all of our patients and enjoy helping to manage their dental care given by our friendly, professional team. She feels she has got to know a great number of our patients quite well over the years and that is a very gratifying aspect of her role.
In her spare time, she enjoys spending her time walking, running, eating out and on the occasional holiday.
Kelly Beckham – National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2001
GDC Number: 115030
Kelly joined Hockley dental surgery in December 2019.
Her dental nursing career began in 1998 and she passed her NEBDN Diploma in Dental Nursing in 2001 thereafter she gained her NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography in 2008. She completed the SAAD Part 1 course in conscious sedation in 2011 and has also achieved Level 3 BTEC Advanced Diploma in Dental Reception with merit.
In 2017 Kelly obtained her level 3 advanced diploma in treatment co-ordination.
Kelly is enjoying being part of our team at Hockley dental surgery and getting to know our patients.
In her spare time, Kelly’s interests are in fashion and travel.