North and West Wiltshire Cluster Group


Our next meeting will be held on 2nd March 2016


Microbiology for the Dental Team


Speaker: Martin Fulford BDS MPhil DGDP FIBMS

Originally trained as a biomedical scientist specialising in medical microbiology. Worked for 13 years in hospital pathology laboratories before retraining as a dentist. Worked in general dental practice as a practice owner before retiring from clinical practice. Martin now works as a clinical adviser for NHS England, is a freelance lecturer all over the world and is an expert witness at the GDC. Publications: numerous peer reviewed scientific papers on microbiology in dentistry and is an author of a textbook on infection control in dentistry.

Aim andObjectives:

Aim(s): To update the group on microbiology with particular relations to dentistry.


Objectives: To discuss why certain microbes cause disease and how we can use this information in our daily work.


Learning outcomes: To provide the group with a better understanding of microbiology and how we can use this information in our daily work.


GDC Standards: 7


Date and Venue

Meeting will be held on Wednesday 2nd March 2016 at 1845 for a 1900 start.

It will take place at St Margaret’s Hall, Bradford on Avon BA15 1DE


This evening is suitable for the whole dental team.  Cost is £5 for DCP’s (including Practice Managers and Receptionists) and £10 for Dentists.   (Tea, coffee and Biscuits will be provided) The evening will provide you with 2 hours verifiable CPD’s


To book your place please send your name, GDC number and payment to North and West Wiltshire Cluster Group, 40, Bramble Drive, Westbury, Wiltshire, BA13 3UY. Please make cheques payable to North and West Wiltshire Cluster Group.  To reach me no later than 25th February 2016


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