Meet the team


Danusia Nicklin BDS (Sheffield)

GDC number: 64711

Elizabeth Cockerton BDS (London)

GDC Number: 278111

Stephen Manson BDS (London)

GDC number: 71373

Maija Whittingham BDS (London)

Locum Dentist
GDC number: 63920

Gemma Ralfe

GDC number: 201975

Josephine Hassan BDS (Sheffield)

Clinical Lead / Owner
GDC number: 51247


Julia Hatten

Dental Nurse.
GDC number: 110106
Julia joined the practice in 1997 after working in Bury St Edmunds. Julia is our Senior Dental Nurse and is involved in many aspects of the dental surgery including completing audits and training. Julia has a wealth of knowledge and can answer any queries particularly about patient experience. .

Lindsay Wray

Dental Nurse.
GDC number: 140803
Lindsay joined the practice in 2019 after working in various practices in Norfolk and Suffolk. Lindsay is an experienced dental nurse and is involved in many aspects of the dental surgery including completing audits and cross infection. Lindsay's calm but efficient manner helps the team run smoothly

Dawn Fulcher

Dental Nurse.
GDC number: 151802
Dawn joined the practice in 2020. She works part time in the surgery and is an experienced, knowledgeable and efficient dental nurse. Dawn has a bubbly and sympathetic nature and has quickly settled into the team at Hopton Dental Surgery.

Support staff

Laura Lane

Practice Manager

GDC Number: 255253

Laura graduated from the University of Exeter with a degree in Business Economics in 2008.  She has worked in the practice since 2013. In order to understand fully the running of the practice she trained as a dental nurse and is registered with the GDC. Laura ensures the smooth running of the dental practice and is the first contact for any advice on any practice related issue.

Chloe Clark

Receptionist / Dental Nurse
GDC number: 253738
Chloe joined the practice in 2021. Chloe is our receptionist and your first point of contact when visiting the surgery. Chloe is also a fully qualified and experienced dental nurse. Chloe's calm and efficient manner paired with her knowledge and experience of dentistry means she is able to efficiently run the front desk.

Nadine Buck

Trainee Dental Nurse
Nadine joined the team as a trainee dental nurse in 2021. As a trainee she is learning all aspects of dental nursing whilst studing to become a fully qualified dental nurse.