GDC Number 78172
David qualified in 2000 from Guy’s Hospital, London. He did his Vocational Training in Grimsby, North East Lincolnshire before becoming an Associate at the family practice in 2001. David enjoys providing general dental care to all patients and is interested in the concept of minimally invasive dentistry. Since becoming practice owner in 2009, he now offers patients Invisalign® invisible braces and is currently undertaking training on dental implants.
David is married with 2 young energetic sons who keep him busy when he is not at work. He likes Land Rovers, following Formula 1, Whisky and visiting distilleries in Scotland.
GDC Number 192158
The latest recruit to Hudson’s Dental Care is dentist Caroline Hayden. Caroline trained at The University of Birmingham Dental School and joins Hudson’s Dental on October 7th. Prior to joining Hudson’s Dental Care, Caroline worked for a practice in Bedford having undertaken her post-graduate training with a practice in Ware. Caroline says “I am really looking forward to joining such a well-established practice as Hudson’s Dental Care. I live locally and having trained in a local practice before, know just how friendly the Hertford people are.”
Caroline brings to the Practice a keen interest in treating anxious and young patients as well as a penchant for cosmetic dentistry. Out of hours, she is a devoted fan of motor-sport and enjoys walking and swimming to keep fit and healthy.
GDC Number 74571
Vash qualified as a Dentist at the University of Manchester in 1998 and completed a year of Vocational Training in Wallasey on the Wirral. She has worked in general practice since qualifying having first worked in Maidstone, Kent and then Tottenham in North London. She joined Hudson’s Dental Care in October 2009 after relocating to Ware. Aside from a commitment to NHS dentistry she is also currently undertaking a course to become proficient in providing dental implants.
Vash is married with 2 little girls who take up much of her spare time. She also enjoys reading and jogging.
GDC Number 5656
Shelley qualified with a Diploma in Dental Hygiene in 2000 from Eastmans Dental Hospital. She has been with the practice since September 2002 and currently works part time.
Shelley has three children, two boys and a girl which accounts for most of her free time.
GDC Number 1854
Sharon joined the practice in 2007 and works 2 days a week. She qualified as a Dental Hygienist in 1979 and also has a Diploma in Dental Health Education. Sharon enjoys her job, likes working with people and finds it rewarding to help patients who have particular dental health problems.
Sharon has one son. Her interests are reading, gardening, the arts (theatre and film), travel and Zumba dance clases. She also enjoys socialising.
GDC Number 1412
Marjorie was born on the island of St. Helena in the South Atlantic. She worked as a Dental Nurse on St. Helena for 6 years before attending the Dental Training School in Cardiff to qualify as a Dental Hygienist. She left St. Helena in 1979 to join the Army and served 5 years in the QARANC. She was posted to Northern Ireland for a year and spent the remainder of her service in Chelsea and Bassingbourne Barracks. When she left the Army she was self employed and worked in Sloane Street, Bond Street and Battersea.
In 1989 she went to Germany with her husband who was a Major in the Royal Engineers. She worked in the British Military Hospital as an Oral Surgery Assistant with Air Commodore Quant (brother to Mary Quant). When Marjorie’s husband left the army they moved to Cambridgeshire where she resumed work as a Dental Hygienist. She currently works in Cambridge and Hertfordshire.
Marjorie has undertaken occasional charity runs. She enjoys swimming, walking and travelling. She takes an active role in her local church.
GDC Number 122130 (registered as Michelle Smith)Michelle joined the practice in 2003 as a trainee dental nurse and qualified in 2007. She subsequently studied and trained to be an Implant Nurse and now regularly provides the skilled chair side assistance required by dentists when undertaking this increasingly popular cosmetic dental procedure. She was promoted to ‘Senior Nurse’ in June 2013.
GDC Number 169122
Michaela joined the practice in September 2006 as a trainee Dental Nurse, in 2007 she attended the QE 2 Hospital and gained the NEBDN in Dental Nursing. In 2009 she trained as a Dental Radiographer at the University of Hertfordshire. She is currently studying to complete a diploma in Dental Practice Management that she is due to complete later this year. Michaela is also one of the practice’s first aiders. In her spare time Michaela enjoys Zumba, walking her dog and socialising.
Suzy is the latest recruit to our dental nursing team.
Born and bred in Hertford – she attended Simon Balle School – Suzy has always wanted to work in dentistry and couldn’t believe her luck when she successfully landed a job At Hudson’s Dental. “I love working with people. My mum’s a nurse and perhaps following in her footsteps I grew up wanting to work in a career that entailed caring for others”.
In her down time Suzy enjoys photography, baking, shopping and socialising with her many friends and family.
GDC Number 237497
Our longest serving dental nurse, Elaine started her career in 1990 as a Trainee Dental Surgery Assistant working for John Hudson (David Hudson’s father). She attended De Havilland College and qualified as a DSA in 1992. In 1998 after having her first child, Elaine worked part time as Hudson’s afternoon receptionist. Elaine now has three children to keep her busy when she’s not working at the Practice which she does every Monday and Tuesday.
In her spare time Elaine enjoys mixing with a wide circle of friends and, when time permits, going to the theatre to see a good musical.
GDC Number 106276
Michelle started working for John Hudson as a full time dental nurse in June 2001. She is a registered dental nurse and during her time at the practice she has gained her Certificate in Oral Hygiene. She is also a fully trained implant nurse. Since leaving the practice to have her two boys she now works part time.
Michelle’s interests include walking her dogs, going to the cinema and seeing friends.
GDC Number: 197636
Jo joined the practice as a Trainee Dental Nurse in September 2008. In 2009 she attended college at QE2 Hospital to gain the Dental Nurse NEBDN qualification. She successfully passed her exams in May 2010 and is now a qualified and registered nurse. Jo is hoping to further her education and attend more training courses enabling her to extend her dental nursing duties. Jo has just completed the Red Cross First Aid training course and is now one of the appointed first aiders.
Outside of work she enjoys Zumba classes and horse riding.
GDC Number 109963 (registered as Clare Costello)
Clare started at the practice in June 2010 and has been working as a Dental Nurse/Receptionist for 12 years. Clare qualified as an Oral Health Adviser in November 2004 and attends various courses to keep her professional skills up to date.
Clare is married with two young children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, travelling and socialising.
Sandra started working at the practice as morning receptionist in August 2001. Sandra has three grown up children and enjoys gardening, reading, walking and socialising.
GDC Number 128652
Natalie joined the practice in March 2011 as part time Receptionist/Dental Nurse and also works at a local restaurant. She attended the QE 2 Hospital to complete the Dental Nursing course. Natalie is currently attending courses to further her education on dental nursing and reception skills. Natalie enjoys walking her dog, socialising and also plays netball for a local team.
Our Practice & Business Manager is Paul Stanyer.
Paul brings to the Practice a background in business management and marketing and oversees all the business, financial, marketing and HR needs of the Practice. He has recently implemented a contemporary makeover of our reception and waiting room area and is now evaluating additional services for us to offer our patients.
Paul welcomes any comments and suggestions from patients, and can be contacted on 01992 505828, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or in person at the Practice.
In his spare time Paul enjoys chilling out with family and friends, cooking, travel, walking the family dog, reading and listening to music.
Helen joined the practice in 2011. Before joining the practice she worked in the NHS for 16 years in various roles. Her previous role included supporting local GPs with commissioning healthcare, being a key contact for practices with all types of queries and providing financial information for the commissioning group.
Helen is married to David and they have two lively sons. As well as raising a young family she enjoys nature and the outdoors and meeting up with family and friends. Her ambition is to drive a lorry.