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In memoriam: Reg Andlaw

It is much sadness I have to report the death of Reg Andlaw who passed away on Saturday 27th March 2021 Reg was born in Gibraltar in 1933 and was a 4th generation Gibraltarian. During World War II he was evacuated; first to Casablanca, then to Madeira and later the family moved to Tangier. From there he was sent to […]

Bristol Dentists Honoured by BDA

Bristol graduates, Martin Fulford and Pam Norman have both been honoured for their outstanding achievements, their commitment to the BDA, and their work for the dental profession. Martin has been awarded Fellowship of the BDA. Martin was a renowned lecturer on cross-infection control in dental practice and gave over 100 lectures across the UK, helping to support dentists provide the […]

Bristol graduate honoured:

Professor Helen Rodd (BDS Hons. 1988) has been awarded an MBE for services to NHS dentistry. She currently holds the post of Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry at Sheffield University.

In memoriam

It is with much regret that I have to pass on the sad news of the death of Robin Matthews. Robin died on August 16th after a short illness. His funeral was a held near Durham, where he had lived for the last several years with a limited number of guests due to COVID-19 restrictions. You may read his obituary […]

Bristol Graduate New Dean at Faculty of Dental Surgery

Mr Matthew Garrett qualified from the University of Bristol in 2001, attained his FDSRCS Rest Dent (England) in 2010 after following the specialist training programme in Bristol. He was appointed Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (Prosthodontics) at the Eastman Dental Hospital in 2013, having previously been a Consultant at King’s College London. In June of this year he was elected Dean [&hell...

Graham Charlton: Obituary

Graham Charlton  BDS (Dunelm) 1958, MDS (Bristol) 1970 1928-2020 Graham, was born on October 15th 1928 in Newbiggin by the Sea, Northumberland into a mining family. At first, due to financial constraints, Graham trained as a school teacher at St John’s College, York. He was then called up to National Service in the Royal Ulster Rifles, and was made a Sergeant […]

Call me Doctor!

It has just been brought to my attention by Edward Shaw, one of our alumni, that a member of his graduating year of 1962 was centrally involved in campaigning for dentists to be allowed to use the courtesy title of ‘Doctor’. After twenty years of active effort by Dr Douglas Pike the General Dental Council agreed to this in November […]

In memoriam

It is with great sadness I have to report the death of Graham Charlton who passed away on the evening of Friday 31st January 2020. The funeral will be held on Wednesday 19th February at 2pmSt. Bartholomew’s Parish Church, 3 Station Road, Benton, Newcastle upon Tyne NE12 9NQ

Class of ’74, 45th Reunion Report

The 45th Reunion of the class of 1974 took place on Thursday 7th November at the River Station restaurant in Bristol. Twenty of us ( plus nine other halves) gathered for a highly enjoyable lunch. It was much appreciated that some had travelled long distances to be there, even as far away as Australia – a long way to come for […]