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New Deputy CDOs for Scotland appointed

05 August 2021

Three new Deputy Chief Dental Officers for Scotland have been appointed this week:

Zahid Imran currently works in NHS Tayside’s Public Dental Service, as well as undertaking a Specialty Dentist (Restorative) role at Dundee Dental Hospital. 

Gillian Leslie is a General Dental Practitioner and Practice Owner in East Lothian. She has a career background in the Royal Navy, has a special interest in Oral Surgery and is qualified in IV sedation.

Gavin Mclellan is a General Dental Practitioner in Fife, and Vocational Training Advisor with NES.  He has been Senior Dental Advisor in Scottish Government since 2018, and latterly, Interim Deputy Chief Dental Officer. 

The new Deputy CDOs will be in-post from the beginning of September 2021. 


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