Dental Therapists


Building the workforce for the future

Foundation Training for Dental Therapists is aimed to support recently qualified Dental Therapists (DT) during their transition into the Primary Dental Care workforce.

The appointment process for the 2019-20 training year is complete, documents for the 2020-2021 training year will be published in the coming months.  Should you have any queries please contact Barbara Briggs on 0191 2754792   

Foundation Dental Therapist Training handbook

Study day programmes

Autumn 2019
Spring 2020
Summer 2020







Information for Current Trainees

Access essential information on regulations, study leave, certification, assessment and the curriculum.

Information for trainers and educators

Development and guidance on becoming a trainer, standards for trainers, essential documentation for clinical and educational supervision including guidance for GP trainers,  Trust and out-of-hours supervisors, plus news about the latest courses and conferences.


Potential Applicant

Visit our Recruitment website to find out what it's like to be a GP trainee in the north east and north Cumbria.