Leading the change for oral health

The following initiatives are driving change in the provision of dental care:

Office of the Chief Dental Officer England

The Office of the Chief Dental Officer England represents the head of the dental profession in England, providing system wide professional and clinical leadership, by setting the strategic vision for England’s oral health.

Sara Hurley

Sara Hurley is the Chief Dental Officer for England. With a career portfolio spanning the domains of clinical delivery, dental public health, wider healthcare policy and commissioning, she supports NHS England and NHS Improvement, Health Education England and the Department of Health Ministerial team with professional and clinical advice.

Sara Hurley Chief Dental Officer England
BDS (UBrist), MSc (UCL), MA (King’s), FDSRCS, psc(j)
Honorary Professor Dentistry (University of Manchester)
Honorary Doctorate of Health (University of Plymouth)