90 seconds with…Sara Hurley

Here we find out a little more about the chief dental officer for England, Sara Hurley.

More about Sara Hurley

Sara Hurley BDS(UBrist) MFGDP(UK) MSc(UCL) MA(KCL) is chief dental officer for England.

She is therefore the principal dental adviser and the professional head of dental staff in England.

Commissioned into the Royal Army Dental Corps, she broadened her clinical dentistry portfolio gaining membership of  the General Dental Practitioners (UK) in 2003.

Ms Hurley also gained a masters in dental public health at University College London 2004, and a King’s College MA in defence studies in 2007.

Her career has consequently crossed the domains of dental public health, wider healthcare policy and healthcare commissioning.

She was appointed the chief dental officer for NHS England in August 2015.

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