• Duncan McNutt

    Dentist with specialist Interest in Implants BChD Leeds 1991, MFGDO(UK) 2002 | GDC Reg No. 67078

    Duncan qualified as a dentist from Leeds University in December 1991. He gained the MFGDP (UK) post graduate qualification from the Royal College of Surgeons in 2002.

    Duncan has over 20 years' experience working in both NHS and private dentistry.

    Duncan was a partner in a long established family practice in Birmingham for over 13 years, and was responsible for running the practice for eight years. Duncan still has a private practice in Coleshill where he has worked since 1995.

    Duncan has a specialist interest in computerised dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, endodontics, facial aesthetics and TMJ. Duncan is also involved in Dental Implants since 1998 currently working with Bupa Dental Care to place and restore implants. He is also a member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and of the Implant Prosthodontic section of the ICOI since May 2003.

  • Heidi Rowland

    Orthodontist BDS M Ortho (ED) and DDS (Bristol) | GDC Reg No. 73617

    Heidi qualified as a dental surgeon from United Medical and Dental Schools of Guys and St Thomas Hospitals in 1997.
    Prior to specialising in orthodontics she worked in a general dental practice and the dental hospital service where she gained a wide range of experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery, children’s and restorative dentistry.

    Heidi completed her post graduate orthodontic training at the University of Bristol in 2005 and is a registered specialist with the General Dental Council.

    Heidi can offer a wide range of orthodontic treatments including clear fixed braces, incognito lingual braces, Invisalign and six month smiles.

  • James Richardson

    Dentist BDS (UK) 1997, BMSc (UK) 1994 | GDC Reg No. 73380

    James grew up in the West country before qualifying from Dundee University in 1997 as a dentist, after qualifying in 1994 with a BMSc in Medical Psychology. After completing his VT in Swindon James moved down to Devon.

    14 years later James has relocated back from Devon to join our practice in Gloucester. He enjoys Latin American dancing, reading and walking, and at lunchtimes he can usually be found buried in a book. He was married in 2012 in an Art Deco themed wedding in Devon, before honeymooning in Wales, where he discovered more than is healthy about slate mining and sheep herding. James enjoys most aspects of dentistry, but enjoys the challenges of denture making and child dentistry particularly.

  • James Laishley

    Dentist BDS Lond 1984 | GDC Reg No. 59786

    James qualified at Guy’s Hospital in London in 1984. He initially worked in Beckenham in London, before moving to Apsley House in 1987. He became a partner in 1993 and sold to James Hull Associates in 2003. Bupa Dental Care has since acquired the site and merged the practices together. James is a full member of the BDA and Gloucester Independent Dentists. He provides general and cosmetic dental treatment with a firm commitment to preventative and conservative dentistry. James’s interests embrace all aspects of modern dentistry with a passion to postgraduate study.

    When James started in practice his primary concern was to ensure that patients were looked after the way he would want to be treated. After 31 years James still feels the same and welcomes feedback from his patients about their experience when visiting the practice.

  • Hanna Kotlinska-Staszkowska

    Associate 1882 BDS | GDC Reg No. 110875

    Hanna qualified as a dentist from Medical University in Gdansk North Poland in 1982.

    Hanna made a decision to move to the UK in 2007 and her first job was with Highfields Dental Practice in Crewe. After 2 years she moved to Hereford where she began work at St Owens Dental Studio.

    Hanna has only just recently joined Oasis Gloucester, and is currently working one day a week.

    Hanna enjoys photography and spending time with her two teenage children.


  • Joanne Martin

    Hygienist CEB Dip Dent Hygiene 2000 | GDC Reg No. 5713

    Joanne joined the practice in 2003 after moving to the area from Birmingham having previously worked as a dental nurse, practice manager and oral health educator; she succeeded to take her career further and qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 2000 from Liverpool. In 2012 Joanne undertook her whitening qualifications.

    Joanne really enjoys treating patients and changing people’s attitudes to their oral health. Joanne takes a great interest in treating nervous patients and children.

  • Karen Parker

    Hygienist GDC Reg No. 5609

    Karen joined us in 2014 with over 26 years in dentistry and 17 years as a hygienist. Karen is passionate about dental hygiene and enjoys working with individual patients to achieve and maintain healthy gums and a pain free confident smile. Karen aims to provide holistic, precision, gentle dental hygiene in a relaxed and friendly environment and welcomes patients who are nervous and will work with them to regain a healthy mouth and confidence to attend for regular stress free hygiene maintenance.

    Karen currently works at the practice Monday and Friday providing late evening appointments.

  • Rebecca Watkins

    Hygienist CEB Cert in Dental Hygiene 1992 | GDC Reg No. 4245

    Rebecca joined the practice in January 2015 after the acquisition of Smiles Dental. Rebecca is available on Wednesday’s at the practice.


  • Victoria Kennedy

    Hygienist Diploma in Dental Hygiene 2003 | GDC Reg No. 6304

    Victoria worked as a dental nurse for 4.5 years before qualifying as a dental hygienist in 2003 at Birmingham. Victoria joined the practice in January 2015 following the acquisition of Smiles Dental and is available on Tuesday's.

Dental Nurses

  • Emily Andrews

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist NVQ Level 3 Dental Nursing 2014 | GDC Reg No. 255549

    I qualified as a dental nurse in October 2014, I'm confident, highly motivated and have over 3 years experience working at Oasis Dental Care. I enjoy assisting with patient care, with a friendly, outgoing personality. I am able to help patients feel at ease, aware of their anxiety and sometimes fear. I am able to communicate effectively at all levels and enjoy being part of a successful, productive team.

  • Laura Ballinger

    Lead Dental Nurse / Receptionist National Certificate 2001 | GDC Reg No. 120542

    I am a fully trained, qualified and experienced dental nurse with over 10 years experience in the industry. I have recently qualified in my Dental Radiography and enjoy assisting the Orthodontist and Implant Dentist at the practice. As Lead Nurse I have to ensure CQC compliance alongside the Practice Manager as well.

  • Donna Evans

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist National Certificate for Dental Nurses 2011 | GDC Reg No. 225428

    I am a fully trained, qualified and experienced dental nurse with a professional but sympathetic approach when providing dental care to patients. Having over 4 years UK dental nursing experience working in busy clinics preventing and treating various oral-related conditions.

    In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my Partner and son.

  • Toni-Marie Kelly

    Trainee Dental Nurse National Diploma in Dental Nursing 2016 | GDC Reg No. 267022

    I am a Trainee Dental Nurse at Oasis, Gloucester.  I have been interested in joining the dental industry for around four years.

    Being ambitious, I am up for a challenge and I am now looking to achieve a successful career as a Dental Nurse and progress further.

  • Sophie Rushworth

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist Diploma in Dental Nursing 2014 | GDC Reg No. 254608

    I have recently qualified as a dental nurse in 2014 after training for 2 years. I joined Oasis Dental Care in September 2015 and I enjoy all aspects of my job, especially in the surgery when carrying out different treatments and meeting new people on reception.

  • Rachael Fitpatrick

    Trainee Dental Nurse/Receptionist

    I have been interested in getting into dentistry for may years so I am pleased I am now able to take the first steps, I am looking forward to furthering my career now I have taken the first steps.

    In my spare time I enjoy reading an watching films, I also enjoy going to music festivals.

Practice staff

  • Keri Flight

    Practice Co-ordinator GDC Reg No. 12404

    I have been with Oasis Dental Care for 15 years and have been nursing for over 20. In the last 5 years I have taken on the role of Practice Coordinator where I work alongside my Practice Manager by doing monthly duties. My role includes reception duties and the day to day running of the reception team to make everything run smoothly. I enjoy my role as I feel we have a good team and all work well together.

    In my spare time I like to spend time with my partner and our two boys, reading and watching TV especially anything to do with crime and true stories.

  • Joanne Workman


    I have worked on reception at Oasis Gloucester for 13 years. I have a good solid background in Customer Service and enjoy providing help and support to patients and my work colleagues.

  • Kaye Craigie

    Registered Practice Manager NVQ Level 3 Dent Nursing 2006 NVQ Level 3 Business Management 2011 | GDC Reg No. 131618

    I joined Oasis Dental Care back in 2004 as a trainee dental nurse in the north of the Country. Throughout my career with Oasis I have assisted in general dentistry, Minor Oral Surgery, Implants and Periodontal work as well as administration for patient coordinator and referral services. I became a maternity cover Practice Manager in 2011 and enjoyed the challenge so much decided to stay in this role. I registered with the CQC and relocated to Gloucester in 2014, I still enjoy doing some nursing where possible but enjoy working with such an enthusiastic and amazing team in Gloucester.

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