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From the 1st August 2014, if you have attended a Health
Education Thames Valley and Wessex course you will be able to
complete your course evaluation form and download your certificates
online. This means you can download your certificates anytime and
print as many copies as you wish. You will also be able to download
a certificate for courses you attended before 1st August 2014.
For more information, please see the document regarding
online certificates and evaluation forms.
Applications are invited for appointment to
Dental Core Training Recruitment Year 1 in London, Thames Valley
Please visit London
Deanery's Dental Recruitment Page for further details.
Late applications will not be considered.
Do you want to inspire, motivate and support
recently qualified Dentists or Therapists?
Oxford and Wessex Deaneries is now recruiting a new intake of
dental professionals to become Foundation Dentist and Therapist
Trainers for the 2014-2015 programmes.
Applications open from 22 October until 18 November.
Please visit the Foundation Trainer Recruitment 2014 page
for more details.
London Deanery is managing all applications to
National Recruitment for
2013 therefore any enquiries about the process or offers
should be directed to the London Deanery.
Offers are expected to be made on 9 January 2013. If you are
offered a place within the the Oxford and Wessex
Deaneries you can visit the links below to finds out more
about your assigned scheme:
Once notified, you will need to accept the offer as
advised by the London Deanery within 48 hours.
There is no need to contact us as the London Deanery will notify
us of any confirmed offers.
Successful applicants must attend a 'Meet and Greet' selection
centre at their local scheme centre on Thursday 21 March
2013 to meet trainers and practice staff so that
allocations to individual training practices can be made. Please
notify your dental school about this date as soon as your offer has
been confirmed. We will write to you with details by the end of
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Applications for 2013 schemes have now closed.
For more details on the application process this year please visit
Trainer Recruitment 2013 page.
Recruitment for Dental Foundation Year 2 and Senior House
Officer trainees will take place from February 2013.
Information on how to apply will be made available on this website
nearer the time.
Please visit the DF2 and SHO training page for more
information about recruitment.
*Please note that satisfactory completion of
/Vocational Training is
essential in order to qualify for a
an interim induction for Dental Nurses on the role of dental
nursing and dentistry as a whole. It is particularly suitable for
those that are new to the profession and have not yet completed
their training, or for those returning to dental nursing after a
The Oxford & Wessex Deaneries are offering a limited number
of the DNSTART on-line
induction programmes free to
dental practices, which can be
claimed by following the link above (please note this offer is
restricted to one copy per
DF1 Arrangements for Allocation to Practice for
The South Central Strategic Health Authority reorganisation
has disappeared and Oxford and Wessex Deaneries are once again two
separate medical deaneries. The Dental School provides training and
continuing professional development for Dentists and Dental Care
across both deaneries but is hosted by Oxford Deanery. There are
Dental School offices in both deaneries because of the large
geographical area. Although the website has changed the course
booking system is unaffected and there are links on both Oxford and
Wessex Deanery websites to the Dental School.
The Dental School was formed in April 2007, combining Oxford
Wessex Deanery Dental Departments. We have offices in Oxford and
Winchester and a network of Tutors and Advisers across
South Central and
We provide postgraduate and post registration education and
training for Dentists and Dental Care Professionals in Berkshire,
Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight and Oxfordshire -
see the map showing the extent of our
We offer Foundation Training Programmes (Vocational Training and
Specialist Training Programmes (Orthodontics and Dental Public
Health) and a wide range of continuing professional development
courses for the dental team. We also manage medical specialist
training programmes in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery in Oxford
We have recently developed new programmes for Dental Care
Professionals, including a Dental Nurse Apprenticeship Training
Programme and a Dental Therapist Vocational Training Scheme.
Courses are available for Non-
dentists wishing to undertake Vocational
Training by Assessment.
We have found a number of typographical errors and omissions in
our recently published course booklet. We apologise for any
inconvenience this may have caused. Please refer to the website
course directory for the most up to date information.**
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