jill rushforth

Jill Rushforth

BSc (Hons) Dental Studies for DCP’s, PG Cert Ed, Registered Dental Hygienist

Clinical Tutor in Dental Hygiene & Dental Therapy

Contact Details:

School of Clinical Dentistry
Claremont Crescent
Sheffield
S10 2TA

Telephone: +44 (0) 114 215 9418
Email: j.rushforth@sheffield.ac.uk

Overview

Biography

After qualifying as a dental hygienist with HMF in 1988 I served in the UK and abroad. I have work in NHS and private practices and with the community dental service. Since 2004 I have continued to work two days a week in private practice and three days for the University of Sheffield. I have completed a BSc in Dental Studies at the University of Central Lancashire in 2016.

Teaching
  • Dental Foundation Course for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy students with no clinical background
  • Human Body in Health and Disease theme for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy students
  • Pre-clinical skills course teaching practical skills to Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy students
  • Supervise DH&DT students undertaking clinical treatments

Professional Activities
  • Involved with the University of Sheffield “Discovery Dentistry” online course
  • Honorary Treasurer for the British Society Dental Hygiene and Therapy 2009-2013
  • External examiner for Queen Marys Distance Learning Certificate in Oral Health Education
  • NEBDN external examiner for the Dental Nurses and Oral Health Educators exams