Meet our team

Claire LeaderRDH
Hygienist

Claire qualified as a dental hygienist in September 1996 from Sheffield University. She has been part of the Shakespeare Drive team since 2007 and now works in the practice on Tuesdays. Claire specialises in treating nervous patients who visit the practice.

When she isn't at work Claire enjoys leading a healthy life by keeping fit, spending time with her family as well as partaking in a spot of baking.


GDC Number: 5148
Kelly HortonRDH
Hygienist

Kelly qualified as a dental nurse in 1992 before going on to train as a dental hygienist at Birmingham Dental Hospital. Since qualifying in 1998, Kelly has worked in a variety of private dental practices before joining Shakespeare Drive in 2011.

In her spare time Kelly enjoys travelling to new places and spending time with family.


GDC Number: 5395
Cara SmirthwaiteRDN
Dental Nurse

Cara qualified in 2008 and worked at other practices within the area developing her knowledge she then joined Shakespeare Drive in 2014.  Cara works with Tim and also on reception.

In her spare time Cara enjoys reading, cycling and spending time with her family


GDC Number: 132774
Sandy Chambers
Receptionist

Sandy has been a part of the Shakespeare Drive team since 1982. She originally worked at Shakespeare Drive as a Dental Nurse then left to start a family, before returning to the practice to form part of the reception team.

In her spare time Sandy enjoys caravanning, and looking after her three grandchildren.
Sharon IommiRDN
Practice Manager and Dental Nurse

Sharon joined the Practice in 1986. She qualified as a dental nurse in 1988 and gained experience in other practices within the area.
 
She returned to Shakespeare Drive in 1997. Sharon then undertook her practice management training and gained a BTEC in Dental Practice Management.

GDC Number: 104962
Jim BuckleyBDS
Dentist

Jim qualified at the Victoria University in Manchester in 1992. Jim is well-travelled and has practised dentistry in Australia. Since returning to the UK, he has more recently worked in Warwick and Henley-in-Arden. Jim is an active man who enjoys, amongst other sports, rugby, squash and skiing.

GDC Number: 68181
Tim JonesBDS
Dentist

Tim qualified at The University of Birmingham in 1982 and has been at Shakespeare Drive since 1990. Prior to this, he worked at Heartlands Hospital practising oral surgery and orthodontics before spending six years working in general surgery within the Coventry area. Tim is married with three sons and has a keen interest in modern dentistry and preventive dental care.

GDC Number: 57182
Lauren DewsRDN
Dental Nurse

Lauren came to Shakespeare Drive in 2015, she works with Jim and qualified in 2013.  Lauren has worked at other practices, both NHS & private within the West Midlands area.

In her spare time Lauren enjoys traveling.


GDC Number: 247728
Leanna McNameeRDN
Dental Nurse

Leanna joined the practice in March 2002 as a member of the reception team before pursuing a career as a dental nurse. She qualified in 2008 and now works with our dental nurse team three days a week.  In her spare time Leanna enjoys spending time with her family.
GDC Number: 140788
Lisa BoltonRDH
Hygienist

Lisa qualified as a Dental Hygienist from King's College Hospital, London in March 2001. Since qualifying, she has worked in a number of general dental practices, gaining valuable experience in patient care and monitoring and motivating patients in OHI. Lisa joined our team in 2007 and now works with us three days a week.

In her spare time, Lisa enjoys keeping fit, playing the guitar and spending time with her son.


GDC Number: 5792
Emilia Knight
Dental Nurse

Emilia joined us in March 2016, and had at that stage recently qualified.  She is currently gaining experience in both reception and nursing.
Nerissa MorrallRDN
Dental Nurse

Nerissa has been with us since February 2016, she works mainly with the hygienist. Before joining us Nerissa worked at other practices within the West Midlands, both NHS & private.
GDC Number: 145486

All our clinical staff are fully qualified and registered with the General Dental Council (GDC).

Registration with the GDC ensures they adhere to GDC standards and ongoing professional development.

General Dental Council
37 Wimpole Street
London
W1G 8DQ

www.gdc-uk.org

Practice hours

Appointments are available at the following times:

Mon:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Tue:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Wed:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Thu:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Fri:9.00 am - 5.30 pm
Sat:CLOSED
Sun:CLOSED


Shakespeare Drive Dental

7 Shakespeare Drive
Shirley
Solihull

B90 2AL

Tel: 0121 744 1203
Email: Click here