Donna Holden - GDC RegistrantGDC Registrant
Donna is a dental nurse who has worked within all spheres of dentistry including primary, secondary care and education institutes. In 2004 she established a ‘Return to Practice’ course providing dental therapists the opportunity to return and work, supporting the use of skill mix and opportunities for development within general dental practice whilst gaining a BSc (Hons) in Professional Health Studies; Public Health, and later a MSc in Leadership and Management. In 2008 she helped develop an oral health and application of fluoride varnish programme and gained GDC accreditation, this was then further developed to a University accredited module. Donna is a former BADN council member. Donna’s passion is to support the development of the dental team and skill mix to improve quality of patient care and be involved in the development of innovative ways of providing good quality education. She embraces the opportunities that are available for dental nurses and looking at how the role can be further enhanced.