• Dr Neil Chappell

    Dentist BDS LDS RCS (Eng 1983) | GDC reg no. 57261

    Neil qualified in 1983 from University College Hospital, London. He completed his post graduate experience practising in London and set up Halstead Dental Care in 1989.

    Neil regularly attends post graduate courses and meetings to further his knowledge and to add to treatments he can provide. He completed the one year Surgical Training in Implant Dentistry with Paul Tipton at St Ann’s Dental Centre in Manchester.  His special interests are implant dentistry, orthodontics, cosmetic dentistry, sedation for nervous patients, occlusion and headache management.

    Neil is married with three children and is passionate about dentistry and wants to provide the best care for patients visiting the practice.


  • Dr Chris Mimmack

    Dentist BDS (Eng 1987) | GDC reg no. 62454

    Chris qualified in 1987 from the London Hospital and completed post graduate experience practising in Southend before joining the practice in 1991.

    Chris also has a passion for dentistry and has attended many post graduate course’s to offer the most current treatment options to his patients.

    Chris has also completed a one year Surgical training in Implant Dentistry at St Ann’s Dental Centre in Manchester. His special interest’s are implant dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, occlusion and headache management.

  • Dr Anita Suman

    Dentist BSc ( Hons) BDS (Eng 2009) | GDC reg no. 178423

    Anita has recently joined the practice. She qualified in 2009 from Kings College, London and spent her first year working within the community dental service, completing vocational training.

    Anita then worked for a year within the hospital service and has most recently worked in general practice.  She enjoys all aspects of general dentistry and has a particular interest in oral surgery.

    Anita is currently studying Aesthetic Dentistry MSc at Kings College, London.


  • Bernadette Nelson

    Hygienist Dent EDH (Eng 1977) | GDC reg no. 1565

    Bernadette qualified in 1977 from The Royal London Hospital and joined the practice in 2000.

    Bernadette has an interest in treating patients with special needs, young children and is keen to educate young children in the importance of good oral hygiene and healthy diet to ensure good oral health.

    Outside of dentistry she has three children and her eldest daughter has a career in dentistry as well.

Dental Nurses

  • Elaine Jamieson

    Dental Nurse NVQ3 DN –(Eng 2003) | GDC reg no. 117786

    Elaine joined the practice in 1991, thoroughly enjoys her work and is a familiar face to many patients.  

    Her pastime interests are reading, crafting, cinema and time with her family.

  • Sue Nichols

    Dental Nurse NVQ3 DN – (Eng 2003) | GDC reg no. 118215

    Sue joined the practice in 1996 and qualified NVQ3 DN in 2003.

    Her pastime interests are cross stitch, Sci Fi, reading, walking and gardening.

  • Charlotte Pitchford

    Dental Nurse NVQ3 DN– (Eng 2003) | GDC reg no. 134053

    Charlotte joined the practice in 2001 and qualified with NVQ3 DN in 2003.

    Her outside interests are swimming, cycling and baking.

  • Claire Bambridge

    Dental Nurse NVQ3 DN– (Eng 2003) | GDC reg no. 195346

    Claire joined the practice in 2011 and qualified at NVQ3 DN in 2010.

    Her outside interests are horse riding , live music and meals out with friends, whilst finding time for her young family.

Practice staff

  • Paul Amey

    Practice Manager

    Paul joins the practice with four years experience in dentistry and a retail background of 25 years.

    He's committed to offering the best patient experience possible to all patients in a warm and friendly environment.

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