Bernadette Whipp worked as a qualified dental nurse for 5 years before qualifying as a hygienist at Birmingham University. Bernadette joined the practice in the summer of 2004, she currently works at Coniston on a couple of days each week. She will help to create a home care routine which will help patients maintain good oral health. In her spare time Bernadette likes gardening and growing vegetables, researching her family history, DIY, theatre & meals out and ice skating. Bernadette is currently a member of BSDHT and continues to broaden her knowledge by attending post grad courses around the country.