Council Sub Committees
Primary Care OS Group
BAOS council comprises Oral surgeons from a broad background.
This sub-group is comprised of Oral Surgeons engaged predominantly in the delivery of primary care Oral Surgery.
This group have been in dialogue with commissioners and helped to deliver a successful BAOS Initiated Commissioner’s Day. They are developing recommendations for national tariffs.
- Neil Oastler
- Rebecca Hierons
- Rhian Jones
- Greg Gerrard
- Martin Curran
This group would be well placed to advise on all issues pertaining to primary care oral surgery. Contact with them can be established via the BAOS administration team.
Secondary Care Oral Surgery
This group consists of:
- Anna Dargue
- Pippa Blacklock
- Rob Bunyan
- Pete Brotherton
The secondary care group have a broad experience of Secondary Care Oral Surgery. In its membership are Consultant and SAS grades (Staff grades, Associate Specialists and Speciality Doctors/dentists).
They are well placed to advise on matters pertaining to the current delivery of secondary care oral surgery.
Through this group cross links to the BDA and BMA have been established.
Useful linkshttps://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/contracts/sas-contracts/sas-charters https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/contracts/sas-contracts/autonomy-for-sas-grade-doctors
Managed Clinical Networks (MCN)
- Lead-Mike Murphy
- Paul Coulthard
Both Mike and Paul are respective chairs in a managed clinical network for Oral Surgery (MCN Chair) in their region.
MCN chairs are responsible for the implementation and quality assurance for local oral surgery delivery. A great deal of discussion in ongoing still regarding tiered provision of care (especially at level 2).
The role of MCN’s are evolving as the delivery of nationally commissioned oral surgery develops.
- Sarah McKernon
- Claire Harwood
Both Claire and Sarah are well versed in negotiating the training pathway for Oral Surgery.
They are able to proffer advice to our trainees.
Recent discussions for trainees have included:
- “Designing a CV and things to think of whilst in DF1/DCT posts.”
- “National recruitment and how to prepare”.
- “Getting published: how to write different types of paper, gaining support developing surveys/abstracts and how to structure them.”
- “The landscape of oral surgery: where we've come from and where we are going”
- “Understanding commissioning...”
- “Setting up in practice:”
- “Dento-legal pitfalls”
BAOS administration are able to forward any enquiries to this subsection of council.
For consultants and senior trainers.
Lead is Edmund Bailey.
BAOS are pleased to have the following members allocated to this important area.
- Colette Balmer
- Julie Burke
- Pippa Blacklock
This group are happy to advise on oral surgery pertaining to primary, secondary care and within academia.
Colette is the chair of the oral surgery SAC and passionate about oral surgery and its ongoing development.
Contact is via the BAOS administration team.
The BAOS are lucky to have a fine academic pedigree on council.
- Helen Petersen (Editor Journal of Oral Surgery)
- Paul Coulthard (Consulting Editor Journal of Oral Surgery)
- Tara Renton
- Julie Burke
BAOS would also direct aspiring authors to the Oral Surgery Journal website for submissions (Wiley-Blackwell).