• Richard Mileson

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 67177 | BDS Liverpool 1991

    Richard qualified from Liverpool University in 1991 and spent his first year working as a house officer at the dental hospital. He moved to Herefordshire in 1993 and has been working at the Leominster practice working as an associate dentist since.

  • Malgorzata Wasik

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 84738 | Lek Stom (Poland) 2005

  • Nicholas Shackleton

    Associate Dentist GDC Reg No. 72658 | BDS Manc 1996

    After graduating from Manchester in 1996, Nick spent 20 years working in a large 8 surgery practice in Telford where he eventually became a partner in 2000.

    In 2016, Nick sold his practice which enabled him to concentrate on the aspects of dentistry he particularly enjoys such as; helping patients to achieve excellent looking, confident smiles through cosmetic crowns and bridges, as well as adult orthodontics.

    Nick has attended many postgraduate courses including Invisalign, six-month smiles and Dominic Hassall’s Contemporary Restorative programme, Aesthetic Dentistry residential course and has also completed training in Botox and dermal fillers. He can also practice dental sedation.

    He is married with two children. He is, unfortunately for his wife, a petrol head at heart and enjoys anything car related. He does, however, make up for this with his second passion next to dentistry as a pretty decent cook!

  • Pedro Carneiro

    Dentist GDC Reg No. 106028 | LMD Lisbon 2006

    Pedro is from Portugal, where he qualified in 2006. He was working in private dentistry within three practices, along with being the clinical lead within one of the practices. He has been with Bupa since 2007. During his spare time, he enjoys photography and surfing.


  • Frances Thomas

    Hygienist GDC Reg No. 3774 | RDH Dip (BDH) Cert DSA

    Frances has worked in the dental profession for over 30 years, firstly qualifying as a dental nurse in 1986 and then passing her Dental Hygienist qualification in Birmingham in 1989. Frances has worked at the Leominster practice for over 20 years.

    Her interests outside of work are spending time with her family and friends who keep her very busy.

  • Miryana Glinos

    Hygienist GDC Reg. No: 236351| Dip Dent Hygiene (Cardiff) 2016.

    Mira qualified at Cardiff University in 2016. She has a very big passion for Oral Health Education and improving patient's motivation. In her spare time, she loves socialising with family and friends and being outdoors.


Dental Nurses

  • Bethany Wooldridge

    Head Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 256225 | Level 3 dip in dent nursing 2015, Emergency First Aid at work 2015

    Bethany started as a trainee dental nurse in March 2013 and qualified in February 2015.

    Bethany enjoys her role at the practice and has recently progressed to be the lead nurse within the practice. She is in charge of radiography.

  • Colleen Ruck

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 267678 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2016

    Colleen has been a member of the team since 2014. Colleen is currently working towards her level 3 diploma in dental nursing. Colleen enjoys both aspects of nursing and her role within the reception team.

    Colleen has aspirations to become a qualified dental hygienist/therapist.

    Colleen enjoys a busy social life, which includes running, horse riding and of course shopping.

  • Melissa Withers

    Dental Nurse / Receptionist GDC Reg No. 122455 | NVQ level 3 in dental nursing and oral health care

    Melissa has been a dental nurse for over 15 years, having qualified in 2003. She has worked with many dental professionals over the years as well as being part of the reception team.

    She has two young girls and enjoys days out bike riding, at theme parks and going on long walks.

  • Judith Simmons

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg. No: 192901 | NVQ L3 Dental Nursing & VRQ L3 Dental Nursing City & Guilds 2009

    Jude is a dental nurse and gained extra qualifications in OHE and Implantology. She has been with the practice for over a decade.

    Jude really enjoys her job and making sure patients' experience is a positive one.

  • Mike Vane

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 254694 | Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2014

    Mike is a fully qualified Dental nurse, with extended qualifications in Oral Health Care. He has been a dental nurse for over eight years and qualified and studied in Oxford in 2014 and has been with Bupa since 2017.

    He enjoys his job and loves knowing it is making a positive impact and making people happy throughout their treatment and experience within the practice. In his personal time, he enjoys a busy social life and spending time with his friends and family.

  • Ewa Bishop

    Dental Nurse GDC Reg No. 259797 | Level 3 in Dental Nursing

Practice staff

  • Jacky Roberts

    Practice Manager

    Jacky started at the practice in May 2016. Prior to this Jacky managed Hereford and Ross on Wye, before taking a break to have her son in February 2013.

    Jacky does a lot of reading in her spare time - reading psychological novels, and going for walks and days of with her son.

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