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Nicola Docherty | Immediate Past President

Nicola qualified from Glasgow Dental Hospital in 1988 and went on to work in general practice and the community service for several years until she started work with NHS Education forScotlandin 1994.  Currently, her role is Senior Dental Nurse Manager and CPD Tutor for the West of Scotland.  She gained her post qualification in Dental Sedation in 1997, then went on to achieve the FAETC (City & Guilds), D32 & D33 Assessing awards and later on the D34 IV award.  Recently, Nicola has successfully achieved the TQFE qualification fromDundeeUniversityand is now finishing the BA in Professional Development & Education.  Nicola is on the Specialist Advisory Board for DCP, Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh and represents Dental Nurses on many other panels and committees. Finally, she has been an examiner for the National Examining Board for over 10 years.  Nicola was BADN President 2001-2013.