Dental Tutor for Stafford
Dr Suleman qualified from Trinity College Dublin in 1980.
She has been a practice principal since 1982, single handed, but relocated to Stafford and was in partnership in 1984 with another Irish graduate. She and her partner were involved in the pilot scheme for VT training in 1986. As a direct result of this successful venture, she was asked to present seminars to VT groups in ‘Time Management and Staff Training’ in 3 VT centres, annually over the last 20 years.
Her experience of professional learning was gained by being a member of an independent society, The North Staffs Society of Dental Surgeons. This society held a scientific meeting monthly and various social functions to bring local dentists together. She was president of the Society for 1 year and served on the Committee.
She was also involved in Peer review groups for 4 years, both as a participant and an organiser with other local dentists.
In 2000 she successfully applied to become a Dental Tutor based in Stafford, where this previous experience in NSSDS was invaluable in organising a course programmes for dentists and teams. The Clinical Skills room had become a centre for many visiting dental groups , she has expanded the equipment levels to be able to hold a variety of Hands on courses. and continues to run Hands on courses as part of her own programme.
In April 2010 she was appointed as Dental Clinical Governance Lead for South West Staffs PCT, this role was expanded in 2012 when she became a Dental Practice Advisor, for LAT, where she is involved in maintaining quality standards in practice, advising local dentists, and reviewing practice audits and conducting practice visits offering advice as a wet fingered practitioner who understands the difficulties of running a practice.
In her spare time she is a keen golfer; she runs the NSSDS Golf Day annually , and still holds the record for being a 3 times winner ,and is a competitive club member. She loves cooking, baking and travel.