Miss Colette Balmer BSc (Hons), BChD, FDSRCS (Edin), FDSRCS (Eng) ,PCTLCP, MA Clin Ed, FHEA

Consultant in Oral Surgery / Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer School of Dentistry


Personal Statement

I am a consultant Oral surgeon with a predominantly teaching role. I have a major interest and national involvement in the development of postgraduate training in oral surgery; portfolios and use of workplace based assessments in undergraduate and Dental Foundation Training.I am one of the four original designers of LIFTUPP. I am an ALS instructor; postgraduate dental tutor for Sefton ; Lead Postgraduate tutor for Mersey Region, and Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean for specialty training HENW. I am an examiner for MFDS Edinburgh and M.Oral Surgery London and Regional adviser in Oral Surgery for RCS England.
Nationally I am an elected member of the British Association of Oral surgeons; national lead for dentists with enhanced skills in oral surgery; a member of the advisory board for specialist training in dentistry and Chair of the Oral surgery Specialist Advisory Committee.