"Our team is committed to listening & delivering the highest level of treatment & care"

The Kensington Court Team

Meet the team at Kensington Court Clinic, our loyal and highly trained staff have worked at Kensington for many years, with many original members from our formation in 1993.

Partners

Education

BDS (U.London) 1978, MSc Implant Dentistry (U.Warwick) 2006

Experience

NHS General Dental Practice 1978 – 1997
Private General Practice 1997 – to date
Partner Kensington Court Clinic 1993 – to date
Dental Implants from 1994
Treating patients under general anaesthetic and sedation 1993 – to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Dental implants, surgical placement, bone grafting
Member of Association of Dental Implantology (UK)
Member of European Association of Osseointegration
Member of International Teeth for Implantology
Astra Tech Clinical Coaching Programme
General Anaesthetic and Sedation in dentistry

Mark Robatham

DR M G Robotham

BDS (Lond), MSc (Implant Dentistry)

Education

MB ChB 1986, LRCP Edin LRCS Edin LRCPS Glasg 1986

Experience

Administering General Anaesthesia and Sedation since 1981
Partner in Kensington Court Clinic 1993 – to date
Partner in Parkway Clinic 1995 – to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Clinical Governance requirements in the Service
Meeting the Requirements of Special Needs Children
Developing a Business Model for Oral Surgery and Dental Specialism

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DR P Majoe

MB ChB 1986; LRCP Edin LRCS Edin LRCPS Glasg 1986

Education

BDS, FDSRCPS, MBBCh FRCS (Gen) FRCS (OMF)

Experience

NHS and Private Consultant
Partner Kensington Court Clinic
Fellow of Dental Surgery, General Surgery and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Glasgow and the Royal College of Surgeons London
Fellow in Craniofacial Surgery, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital, London
Fellow in Aesthetic Surgery, Wellington Hospital, London

Special Interests/Specialisms

Surgical dermatology
Rhinoplasty
Oculo-plastics
Hard and soft tissue aesthetic surgery
Non-surgical rejuventative procedures including botox and dermal fillers
Member of British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

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Mr S J Key

BDS, FDS RCPS, MBBch FRCS FRCS (OMFS)

Education

BDS (Wales) 1992 FRSPH

Experience

NHS and Private General Dental Practitioner 1992 – to date
Partner Kensington Court Clinic 1993 – to date
Treating patients under general anaesthetic and sedation 1993 – to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Member of British Dental Association
Member of Association of Dental Implantology
Vice Chairman of the Gwent Local Dental Committee
Chairman of Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, Oral Health Advisory Group
General Anaesthetic and Sedation Dentistry
Management of Anxious Patients

Jimmy

Dr J J Carter

BDS (Wales) FRSH

Dr David Merrett qualified from Guy’s Hospital, London in 1972 and was appointed as Paediatric House Officer. He was a co-founder of Kensington Court Clinic, Newport in 1993 along with Mr Mark Robotham. He is a qualified Advanced Life Support and Paediatric Advanced Life Support Provider.

Dave Merret

Dr D J Merrett

BDS (Lond). LDS RCS (Eng)

Manager

Education

NEBS Certificate in Management NVQ Level 3
STEC Professional Diploma IND Dental Practice Management NVQ Level 4

Experience

Kensington Court Clinic 1998 to date
Kensington Court Clinic Manager 2000 to date
Registered Clinic Manager with Health Inspectorate Wales (HIW)

Special Interests/Specialisms

Operational management & co-ordination of all departments within the clinic
Meeting & maintaining the required standards of all external governing bodies
Staff training & development
Customer Care standards

Heather Larcombe

Ms H Larcombe

Clinic Manager – Cert. DPM

Associate Dental / Oral Surgeons

Dr Darren Owakee is a Specialist Oral Surgeon who has currently been working in General Practice for over 10 years. He is a qualified Advanced Life Support Provider.

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Dr D Owakee

BChd fDS. Rcs

Education

BDS (London) Kings College, University of London 1998
MFDS (RCS)Eng 2002
MPaedDent RCSPG/(RCS)Eng 2012

Experience

1998-1999 General Dentist
1999-2001 Senior House Officer, Oral Surgery & Medicine, Paediatric Dentistry, Cardiff Dental Hospital
2001-2006 Dentist (Paediatrics & Special Care), Cardiff Community Dental Service
2006-2012 Specialist Registrar Paediatric Dentistry, Cardiff Dental Hospital
2012-2013 Specialist Paediatric Dentist, Worcester (P/T)
2012 – (current); Specialist Paediatric Dentist , Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (P/T)

Special Interests/Specialisms

Member, past chair & secretary of the South Wales branch of British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD)
Dealing with anxious children, complex dental problems and those with special needs
Dental procedures under inhalational sedation and general anaesthesia
Postgraduate lecturer in Paediatric dentistry

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Mrs T Butler

Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry from Nov 2012

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Mrs S Bhatia

Specialist in Paediatric Dentistry

Anaesthetists

Education

MBCHB (University of Auckland) 1985
Fanezca 1991

Experience

Consultant Anaesthetist Royal Gwent Hospital 1994 – to date
Consultant in Intensive Care Royal Gwent Hospital 1994 – 2013

Special Interests/Specialisms

Oral Surgery
Vascular Surgery
Member of Association of Anaesthetic Great Britain and Ireland
Member of Vascular Anaesthetic Society

Ian Greenway

Dr I Greenway

MBCHB 1985, Auckland FANZCA 1993

Dr Kwan has worked in NHS and Private Hospitals since qualifying in 1982. He is a qualified Advanced Life Support and Paediatric Advanced Life Support Provider.

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Dr WJY Kwan

MB BCh 1982 Wales DA

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Dr M Kumar

Consultant Paediatric Anaesthetist

Dental Hygienist

Education

Qualified as a Dental Nurse 1983
Qualified as a Dental Hygienist at the Royal Dental Hospital London 1984

Experience

Have experience in treatment of implants and have attended courses in implant treatment.
I have experience of running a children’s preventative dental unit and working alongside an Orthodontist. I enjoy my periodontal work with patients and tailoring the oral hygiene care and instructions and products to suit the patient’s individual needs. I also enjoy following the patient’s improvements in their periodontal status.

Special Interests/Specialisms

Complimentary therapies including flower essence therapy and Reiki.

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Julie Wakefield

GDC Reg. 2870

Administration

Angela Kehoe joined the clinic in November 1999 as a Receptionist and works within the team ensuring the smooth running of busy reception desk.

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Mrs A Kehoe

Sheila Davies joined the clinic in November 1999 as a Receptionist and works within the team ensuring the smooth running of busy reception desk.

Sheila Davies

Sheila Davies

Kelly Dowsell joined the clinic in November 2009 as a Receptionist and works within the team ensuring the smooth running of busy reception desk.

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Kelly Dowsell

General Nurses

Education

Nurse Training Frenchay Hospital Qualified 1984

Experience

St Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow 1984-1994
Maxillofacial Surgery. Trauma, Re-constructive Surgery
Plastic Surgery
Recovery, High Dependency, Intensive Care
Mount Pleasant Hospital Chepstow 1994-1998
Minor Emergencies, GP Unit Out-Patients
Recovery Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic 1997-Present
Recovery Nurse at Victoria Park Clinic 2000-2009

Special Interests/Specialisms

Child Protection
ALS Provider
Provider

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Mrs Shirley Kerslake

RGN

Education

General Nurse Training (Royal Gwent Hospital-Newport 1986)
Post Basic Burns, Plastic Surgery, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery
Nurse training 1988 (St Lawrence Hospital, Chepstow)

Experience

NHS- General Theatre Nursing 1986-1988
Plastic Surgery, Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery theatre nursing 1988-1989
Geriatric Nursing for elderly 1990-2001
Recovery Nursing Victoria Park Dental Anaesthetic Clinic, Cardiff 2001-2006
Recovery Nursing Kensington Court Dental Anaesthetic Clinic, Newport 2004-date.

Special Interests/Specialisms

ALS provider,
EPLS provider
ILS provider

Heather Picton

Mrs H Picton

RGN

Ms Jones is a full time senior recovery practitioner at University Hospital of Wales main theatres and has worked in this field for 20 years and joined Victoria Park Clinic in 1998 as a Recovery Nurse. Since its closure she has worked as a bank nurse in Kensington Court Clinic. Ms Jones has recently obtained a Diploma of Nursing Practice and is a qualified Advanced Life Support Provider.

Sharon Jones

Ms Sharon Jones

RGN

Paediatric Nurses

Education

Registered General Nurse (RGN) 1989, Gwynedd Hospital
Registered Sick Children’s Nurse (RSCN) 1991, Birmingham Children’s Hospital

Experience

Adult Staff Nurse (Surgical Unit-all specialties Gwynedd Hospital 1989-1990
Paediatric Staff Nurse (Medical/Orthopaedic) Arrowe Park Hospital 1991-1993
Paediatric Staff Nurse (Emergency/Routine) East Glamorgan Hospital 1993-1998
Paediatric Agency Nurse (Community & Hospital based) Thornbury Nursing Services 1998-1999 District Nurse (Adult & Paediatric) 2000-2004
Paediatric Nurse Kensington Court Clinic 2004- to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

Welsh Speaker
To improve the parent and child’s experience of hospitalisation
Special needs

Wendy Rowlands

Mrs W Rowlands

RGN / RSCN

Dental Nurses

Education

UHW Dental Hospital (Wales) 1989-1991 National Certificate
DSA Portsmouth University – General Anaesthetics for Dental Assistants National Certificate Radiographs for Dental Assistants UHW Cardiff
National Certificate for Dental Nurses Bristol Hospital

Experience

Dental nursing at UHW Cardiff 1989-1991
General Practice 1991 -1995
General Anaesthetic and Implant Nursing 1999 to date

Special Interests/Specialisms

BDA Registered
Implant nursing
General Anaesthetic Nursing

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Mrs S Williams

RDN, DAN

Education

Cardiff Dental Hospital 1993

Experience

NHS General Dental Nursing 1992-2000 General Anaesthetic Dental Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic 2000 – to date
Dental Implant Nurse

Alison Underwood

Mrs A Underwood

RDN

Education

Qualified Dental Nurse since 1994

Experience

General Dental Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic from 1992
General Anaesthetic & Sedation Nurse at Kensington Court Clinic since 2002

Special Interests/Specialisms

Special Needs Nursing/Dentistry
Dental Implants
Oral Surgery
Sedation/Anaesthetic provision
First Aid, Adult Emergency Life Support & Paediatric Emergency Life Support

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Mrs V Vine

RDN

Education

Qualified Dental Nurse 1988

Experience

General Dental Nurse since 1985
Part-time General Anaesthetic and Sedation Nurse since 2005 becoming a full time team member at Kensington Court Clinic in 2014.

Special Interests/Specialisms

BDA Registered

Fiona

Mrs F Cunliffe

RDN

Chiropodist

About Me: I qualified form Cardiff Metropolitan University in 1991 with a diploma in podiatric medicine. Over the past 20 years I have built up considerable experience in providing private footcare in South Wales.

I practice from four clinics in Newport, Penarth, Blackwood and Merthyr.

I offer chiropody/ podiatry treatment for people who have foot problems, and for those who want to prevent foot problems developing. Patients can be reassured that all treatments are provided safely and to the highest professional standards.

www.adrianlong.com

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Adrian Long

Osteopaths

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Miss Jane Geddes

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Mr Raymond Hallam