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The Western Counties branch includes the Avon, Cornwall, Devon, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire sections.

The Western Counties branch supports the local community of dentists by holding regular educational and social events. Members and non-members from other areas are welcome to meetings. Members are contacted by email regarding meetings, if you are not receiving meeting details, please contact the Local Services Team. You are also welcome to join the Western Counties Facebook group.

Upcoming events

Branch President

Colin Borland

Branch Chair

Ahmad Nounu

Branch Secretary

Colin Silcox

Branch Treasurer

Deborah Woolway

Debbie qualified from the University of Bristol in 2006. She then completed the Diploma in Postgraduate Dental Studies in 2001, spending five years doing further training in orthodontics, oral surgery and oral health and disease. She has spent her clinical career working mainly in general practice but, also, in the hospital orthodontic service in Exeter. She is the Clinical Support Manager and Clinical Development Manager for MyDentist covering Devon and Cornwall.
Deborah Woolway



​Chair: Ceri Owen-Roberts

Secretary: Darren Hills

Treasurer: Laura Collins


​Chair: Vanessa Cockin

Secretary: Vacant

Treasurer: Jenna Murgatroyd


Chair: Charles Pidgeon

Secretary: Alexander Adams

Treasurer: Colin Silcox


Chair/Secretary: Robert Swinson

Secretary: Naomi Alesbury

Treasurer: Hugh Fletcher

North Devon

Chair: Vacant

Secretary: Alina Petrescu 

Treasurer: Ramanjot Chahal

North Wiltshire

Chair/Treasurer: Colin Borland

Secretary: Nigel Masters


Chair: Malcolm Prideaux 

Secretary: Peter Reville

Treasurer: Jonathan Hope


Chair: David Langham

Secretary/Treasurer: Alasdair Miller

Young Dentists Group

Chair and Secretary: Ahmed Nounu          

Available Roles

The Western Counties branch are currently looking to fill the following roles, if you are interested in a role or starting an inactive branch contact us.