Meet the team

At Bay Dental Care our highly skilled, friendly team shares the same single vision: we put you first. Together, we are dedicated to providing you with a first class experience, from the comfort of our reception to the very latest innovations in dental technology. We make sure you have the best possible care from the second you walk through the door.

Find out more about each of our practice team members below.


Neil Entwistle

Dr. Neil Entwistle

BDS (Lpool) 1984
GDC No. 59500

Neil first joined the practice in 1984 after qualifying at Liverpool University and later become a partner in the company in 1989. In September 2018 the practice was sold to Portman Dental Care and became Bay Dental Care. Neil's main interests are practicing minimally invasive dentistry and supporting his patients to maintain good oral health and the prevention of oral disease.

Neil is married with 3 children and his main interests are cycling, walking and learning Spanish.

Mark Brickles

Dr. Mark Brickles

BDS (Birm) 1993
GDC No. 68786

Mark Qualified in Birmingham in 1993. He joined the practice as an associate in 2007 and became a partner in 2008. Mark was instrumental in introducing Portman to the practice more recently in 2018. Mark's special interests within dentistry are in Endodontics and Aesthetic restorations and more recently he has started providing facial aesthetics.

Mark is married with two children and come rain or shine he cycles to work.

Shehzad Hameed

Dr. Shehzad Hameed

BDS (Lpool) 1993
GDC No. 69636

Dr Hameed qualified from Liverpool University in 1993 and has over 25 years experience in general practice, working mainly in Lancashire. In addition to family dentistry, his special interests are in cosmetic dentistry and endodontics. He enjoys creating pleasing smiles for patients and has a passion for dentistry and takes care to keep up with the latest innovations and techniques. Dr Hameed regularly attends dental training courses to ensure his skills remain up to date.

On a personal note, he is happily married with three quickly growing children. In the little spare time he has he enjoys playing golf and snooker. He looks forward to caring for your continued good health.

Noone Osman

Dr. Noone Osman

BchD (Leeds) 2016
GDC No. 265172

Noone graduated from Leeds University in 2016 and then completed her foundation year in London before moving back up North again to be closer to family. Noone enjoys spending her free time walking with her husband, reading and travelling.

Angela Lawrenson

Angela Lawrenson

Dental Therapist
Dip Dent Hygiene (Lpool) 2007, Dip Dent Therapy (Lpool) 2007
GDC No. 106145

Angela began her career as a dental nurse in 1994 before going on to qualify at Liverpool University in December 2006 as a dental therapist. She joined the Bay Dental team in 2015 and now has a regular patient base who she enjoys teaching how to manage their oral health.

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Alison Brickles

Dental Nurse & Receptionist
Qual- National Certificate NEBDSA 1991
GDC No. 133386

Alison joined the team in September 2016 with 28 years of dental nursing and reception experience, she gained her National Certificate in Dental Nursing 1991 and has also achieved her NVQ Level 2 in Customer Service within the Dental Practice.

Nurussama Patel

Nurussama Patel

Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 20018
GDC No. 275775

Nurussama began dental nursing and gained her NVQ Level 3 in dental nursing in 2018, she has since gone on to complete the certificate of competency in impression taken and her radiography for dental nurses qualification. She then joined the Bay Dental team in August 2019. Nurussama enjoys all aspects of dentistry and especially enjoys working with children.

Bethany Kelly

Bethany Kelly

Dental Nurse
Diploma in Dental Nursing Level 3 QCF City & Guilds 2020
GDC no. 291575

Bethany Joined the team in May 2019 as an apprentice dental nurse and is currently working towards her NVQ Level 3 in Dental Nursing qualification.

Leanne Cody

Leanne Cody

Lead Receptionist

Leanne gained an AMSPAR (Association of Medical Secretaries, Practice Administrators & Receptionists) award in 2001 and joined the Bay Dental team in 2002.

Patricia Fletcher

Patricia Fletcher

GDC No. 121561

Trisha joined the practice in 2010 and brought over 15 years of dental reception experience with her.

Claire Rollinson

Claire Rollinson

Practice Manager
GDC No. 109188

Claire has worked in dentistry for 20 years, she then began working at Bay Dental Care in 2002, gaining her dental nursing qualification in 2003. She then went on to complete the Radiography qualification in 2009, and became head dental nurse moving into Practice Management in January 2018.

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Private Dentistry Awards - Portman Dental Care
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