Lee Savarrio

Lee Savarrio

17 March 2020
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Lecture Theatre 1
Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, 378 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow, G2 3JZ

Chief of Dentistry for NHS GGC….moving forward together

To provide members with an overview of the role of Chief of Dentistry (Director of Dentistry) and the upcoming changes to delivery of oral health services in Scotland

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise the scope of the role of Director of Dentistry and the key priorities of the role as well as how the role interfaces with other leadership structures
  • Identify aspects of the Oral Health Improvement Plan from Scottish Government and apply them to delivery of oral health services local to them
  • Evaluate the delivery of secondary care restorative dentistry services as an example of the case for change in the provision of secondary care oral health services
  • Assess the need for intermediary care services and enhanced skills practitioners complementary to existing primary and secondary care service provision for a range of oral health services

This course is designed to meet the GDC’s development outcome (TBC) and will qualify for 1.5 hours of verifiable CPD.

About Lee Savarrio

Lee is a specialist in Restorative Dentistry and currently works as a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry for NHS GGC where he is currently Chief of Dentistry.  He has subspecialty interests in periodontics, implant dentistry and treatment of patients with hypodontia.  Lee is closely involved in the training of hospital staff and also enjoys teaching general dental practitioners and hygiene therapists.  Lee has published in peer reviewed journals and presented work at a national and international level as well as contributing a chapter to the popular Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry.

Lee enjoys food (cooking it and eating it) and drink and therefore is forced to perform physical exercise to minimise the negative effects that arise from these pursuits!  He also enjoys travel and spending time with family.

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