Information for professionals in South West

The South West primary care dental team is based in different offices but work as a team across the whole of Devon, Cornwall, Isles of Scilly, Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset and South Gloucestershire. While members of the team all have particular roles, they provide cross-cover if any of them are away.

Their generic mailbox is monitored daily:

Tessa Fielding
Contract Manager – Dental
Mobile: 07860 180400
Office: Saltash/Exeter

Lynn Combes
Primary Care Support Lead – Dental
Mobile: 07467689372
Office: St Austell

Sarah McFarlane
Primary Care Support Lead – Dental
Mobile:  07900220697
Office: Saltash

Debbie Freeman
Primary Care Support Lead – Dental
Mobile: 07825421800
Office: Bristol
Working days: Tuesday – Friday, 08.45 – 16.15

Maxine Quantrill
Primary Care Support Lead – Dental
Mobile: 0782 445 1261
Office: Bristol
Working days: Mon, Tues (8-1), Weds (8-2), Thurs (8-1)

Rhea Boland
Senior Administrator
Telephone: 0113 8255122
Office: South Plaza
Working days: Mon (9-4), Weds (10-4), Thurs (10-4)

Stephen Bennett-Troake
Admin Support
Telephone: 0113 8253039
Office: South West House, Taunton

Dawn Tope
Admin Support
Telephone: 07730 380468
Office: Saltash
Working days: Mon, Tues (9-3)


The Dental Bulletin includes latest news, alerts and guidance from the Area Team, with attachments where necessary.


A range of downloadable forms are available for practices, covering areas such as: Oral Surgery Referral Forms, Contract Allocation Form and Application for Personal Payment under the Statement of Financial Entitlements.


Dental commissioning policies are available from the NHS England website.

Interpretation and Translation

Interpretation and translation services are available for practices. These are paid for by NHS England, but may require an ID code to access. Please contact if any queries/difficulties.

Face-to-face interpretation:

  • Cornwall: Jobline Staffing
    Tel: 0800 085 6484
    ID code: 100746
  • Devon: Multilingua
    Tel: 01392 276660
    Mobile (24hrs): 07951 948038
    ID code: 100746
  • Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire: Bristol Community Health, Health Links Interpreting Service
    Tel: 01179027115

Telephone interpretation:

BSL interpretation:

  • Cornwall: Hearing Loss Cornwall (formerly Cornwall Deaf Association)
    Tel: 01872 225 868
    ID code: 100746
  • Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire: Action on Hearing Loss
    Tel: 01792324477
    Textphone: 0179232445
    Fax: 01792324422
    SMS: 07537402607

Written translation:

Written translation is provided by Jobline Staffing, Multilingua or Capita.  Please check with the team at before proceeding.

Useful links for primary care dental providers

There are a range of up to date websites and resources containing information on NHS dentistry.

There is also information available for Performer List applications, changes and enquiries.