• Diane Stevenson

    Dentist GDC - 64424 -- Diane Stevenson B.D.S. (Belf) 1989

    I was born in County Antrim, Northern Ireland and graduated from the Queen's University of Belfast in July 1989. I then married Gary and have two sons and two stepsons. I enjoy running to keep fit and for charity, My favourite race is the Blaydon race.

    During over 25 years experience working in NHS and private practice, I have gained excellent skills in all aspects of general dentistry and have undertaken extensive postgraduate education.

    I have worked in this practice for 13 years and welcome nervous patients. I also have a particular interest in cosmetic dentistry and short term cosmetic orthodontics.

  • Lewis Ferrett

    Dentist GDC - 239641 -- BDS Newcastle 2012

    I'm originally from Bromley, Kent, and graduated from Newcastle University in 2012. I have a keen interest in restorative and paediatric dentistry. I am secretary of the dental charity Smiles Across Nepal, and enjoy playing golf and watching football.


  • Carol Swaddle

    Hygienist Diploma in Dental Hygiene Guys Dental Hospital London 1987, GDC registration number 3397

    I've been at Oasis Gateshead as a dental hygienist for over 25 years! After qualifying as a dental nurse from Newcastle Dental Hospital in 1983, I worked in practices for four years before going on to study and qualify as a dental hygienist at Guy's Dental Hospital London in 1987. Since then I have worked at Oasis Gateshead formerly Robson and Partners. I really enjoy working here and combine this with bringing up my two children Naomi and Sam. In my spare time I enjoy listening to live music, going for walks in Northumberland and trying to keep fit by running.

  • Vicky Parker

    Dental Hygienist Diploma in Dental Hygiene Newcastle University 2007

    After working for several years as a Dental nurse, I chose to further my training to become a Dental Hygienist. I have worked in both hospital and practice setting giving me the experience and skills to treat a wide range of patients. I pride myself in the success that I have in treating anxious and nervous patients.

Dental Nurses

  • Sue Sams

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist GDC registration number 133790

    I have worked as a dental nurse at this practice since 1999. Currently at Oasis I work in both surgery and on reception. I recently enjoyed completing my NVQ level 2 in customer service and am considering doing my Level 3 in the future. I enjoy both surgery work and reception as I get to use a variety of skills.

  • Paula James

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist GDC - 133774 -- National certificate for Dental Nursing 2003

    I have worked at Oasis Gateshead (formerly Robson and Partners) for over 25 years. I qualified as a registered Dental nurse in 2003. I work alongside Diane, and have done since Diane joined the team.

  • Natalie Mcdonald

    Dental Nurse / receptionist GDC - 139639 -- NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing

    I have worked at Oasis Gateshead (formerly Robson and Partners) for over 13 years. I qualified as a registered Dental nurse in 2006 at Newcastle Dental Hospital. I work alongside our newest Dentist Sagi, we are both very enthusiastic about our patients and the treatment we provide.

Practice staff

  • Joanne Mountford

    Practice Co-ordinator GDC - 141596

    I am the practice Co ordinator at Gateshead, i have been a registered Dental nurse since 2006 and worked at the practice since 2004. I enjoy my role within the practice and work alongside a fantastic team. Outside of work i enjoy spending time with my family.... and of course retail therapy is my favourite hobby.

  • Danielle Brown

    Practice Manager GDC - 185329

    Qualifications include - NVQ level 3 - Dental Nursing (2008) - NVQ Level 3 – Advanced apprenticeship in Customer service (2010) - NVQ Level 3 – Management (2012) - NVQ Level 5 – Diploma in Management (2014)
    BA (Hons) degree - Business management (2016)

    I started working for Oasis in 2006 as a Trainee Dental Nurse. Since then I have worked as a lead nurse, receptionist, lead receptionist, single site practice manager and Dual site practice manager across different site in the North East. I currently manage the Lobley Hill, Gateshead branch of the organisation.
    I enjoy taking part in voluntary/ charity work. I have been to Uganda twice to volunteer working as part of a team providing free emergency pain clinics and training in oral health education.

    I love my job and the team that I work with at Gateshead, I have enjoyed the past 10 years with oasis and look forward to the future.

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