People

Professor Phillip Cannell

Professor
School of Health and Social Care
Professor Phillip Cannell
  • Email

  • Telephone

    +44 (0) 1702 328365

  • Location

    TF.2.40, Southend Campus

  • Academic support hours

    Part-Time, 3 days per week (Tue,Wed,Thur)

Profile

Biography

Phillip qualified as a dental surgeon from UCL in 1990 and has been a partner at Chalkwell Dental Practice in Southend since 1993. He was formerly postgraduate dental tutor at East of England deanery. Phillip has sat on a variety of Dept of Health and NHS modernisation agency advisory groups including as member of Dept of Health Skill Mix in dentistry advisory group. He was also until 2016 Chair of the Research Committee at the FGDP(UK) RCS Eng University of Essex collaboration with outside agencies In 2014 Phillip was elected to the Faculty Board of the FGDP(UK) Royal College of Surgeons of England Since 2014 he has been Chair of the Research Committee FGDP(UK) Royal College of Surgeons of England Phillip has led a joint collaboration between University of Essex, British Dental Association and Faculty of General Dental Practice to design, pilot and deliver first nationwide dental primary care based clinical audit programme 2010 to present Phillip led a joint collaboration with NHS South East Essex to design and deliver PCT wide primary care based collaborative clinical audits from 2010, culminating in reaching the finals of the HQIP National Clinical Audit awards in 2011 with the project'A PCT wide collaborative clinical audit selecting recall intervals for patients according to risk' Committees/Working Groups Member of the Directors' Group for Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy programmes within the UK Phillip is a member of the Chief Dental Officers (CDO) skill mix working group, Dept of Health, 2009 to present External Examiner University of Sheffield 2012 - 2016 University of Liverpool 2016 onwards University of Birmingham 2017 onwards

Qualifications

  • BDS UCL 1990

  • MFGDP(UK) Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) 2002

  • PCMedEd University of Cambridge 2005

  • MSc (diss) University of Essex 2009

  • FFGDP RCS Eng - Royal College of Surgeons (Eng) 2013

  • FDT RCS Edin - Royal College of Surgeons (Edin) 2017

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Use of skill mix within primary care dental practice

Open to supervise

Quality improvement initiatives in dental practice

Open to supervise

Clinical audit and its application to dental practice

Open to supervise

Work based education and the development of the clinically competent practitioner

Open to supervise

Current research

Work based education and the development of the clinically competent practitioner

Oral Health Care and Dementia

Fluoride varnish application and social deprivation

Conferences and presentations

Cannell P (2017) Oral health for All for Life is this Possible? - Professorial Inaugral Lecture the Forum - University of Essex

2017

Cannell P (2016) Skill Mix A Paradigm Shift? May 28th 2016 BDA National Conference, Manchester

2016

Cannell P (2014) Oral Health Science at Essex The Journey So Far…. February 15th 2014, the Forum University of Essex

2014

Cannell P (2014) Marketing in Todays Dental Practice February 5th 2014, Essex BDA, Colchester

2014

Cannell P (2013) 'The New Performer's Toolbox' Bedford May 2013 East of England Dental Foundation Training Conference.

2013

Cannell P (2013) Clinical Audit and its Role in Dental Practice London March 2013 British Dental Association Day Seminar

2013

Cannell P (2012) The New Performers Toolbox, Bedford, May 2012 East of England Dental Vocational Training Conference.

2012

Cannell P (2012) 'Clinical audit in dentistry - what have we learned' Colchester, February 2012 British Dental Association North Essex Section

2012

Cannell P (2011) 'Report on the University of Essex, Faculty of General Dental Practice, British Dental Association collaborative project on National Clinical Audits in general dental practice', Royal College of Surgeons, London, November 2011 Faculty of General Dental Practice, Divisional Research Coordinators Day Conference

2011

Cannell P (2010) The New Performers Toolbox, Bedford, May 2010 East of England Dental Vocational Training Conference.

2010

Cannell P (2009) Recommendations for the Development of Clinical Audit within the General Dental Services Cambridge, October 2009 National Postgraduate Dental Tutors Conference.

2009

Cannell P (2009) Development of Clinical Audit within the GDS, London, September 2009 British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy London Conference

2009

Cannell P (2008) The New Performers Toolbox, Elveden Forest, May 2008 East of England Dental Vocational Training Conference.

2008

Cannell P (2007) Clinical Governance in Dental Practice, Milton Keynes, November 2007 British Association of Dental Nursing (BADN) National Conference

2007

Cannell P (2006) Customer Care the Secret Practice Builder, International Conference Centre, Birmingham, May 2006 British Dental Association (BDA) National Conference.

2006

Cannell P (2005) Research in primary dental care the Southend story Royal College of Surgeons of England, London, November 2005 Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) (FGDP(UK) National Research Conference.

2005

Cannell P (2004) Modernising Clinical Audit Manchester, November 2004 Modernising Dentistry NHS Modernisation Agency National Conference

2004

Cannell P (2004) Modernising Clinical Audit in the GDS Mansfield, January 2004 National Dental Clinical Audit Conference.

2004

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Clinical Governance and Patient Safety (HS711)

  • Introduction to Oral Health and Disease (HS730)

  • Promotion of Oral Health and Prevention of Oral Disease (HS731)

  • Management of Oral Diseases (HS732)

  • Special Needs (HS733)

  • Health, Illness and Disease for Dental Practice (HS735)

  • Biomedical and Psychosocial Science for Dental Practice (HS736)

  • Extending Oral Health Practice (HS740)

  • Developing Professional Practice (HS741)

  • Managing Oral Care of Children and Adolescents Part 1 (HS742)

  • Comprehensive Oral Healthcare Part 1 (HS743)

  • Dental Therapist Reskill Module (HS746)

Publications

Journal articles (10)

Cannell, P., Delivery of postgraduate dental education to meet the needs of general dental practice — A case study. British Dental Journal. 198 (6), 367-369

Cannell, P., (2016). Skill mix – a paradigm shift?. British Dental Journal. 220 (6), 307-308

(2015). Feature: Getting the mix right. British Dental Journal. 219 (4), 148-149

Doherty, R., (2014). Phillip Cannell: 'A successful practice depends on its people'. British Dental Journal. 216 (10), 552-553

Cannell, PJ., (2012). Evaluation of the end user (dentist) experience of undertaking clinical audit in the post April 2001 general dental services (GDS) scheme. British Dental Journal. 213 (5), E7-E7

Cannell, PJ., (2011). A PCT-wide collaborative clinical audit selecting recall intervals for patients according to risk. British Dental Journal. 210 (6), E8-E8

Cannell, PJ., (2009). Evaluation of the End User (Dentist) Experience of Undertaking Clinical Audit in a PCT-Led NHS Modernisation Agency Pilot Scheme. Primary Dental Care. 16 (4), 168-176

Cannell, PJ., (2006). Assessment in Dental Vocational Training: Where are we Now?. Primary Dental Care. 13 (1), 5-10

Cannell, P., (2005). Linking Clinical Audit in General Dental Services to Primary Care Trust Clinical Governance —Progress Report of an Approach Used in Southend. Primary Dental Care. 12 (1), 23-26

Cannell, P., (2001). Investors in People: what is it all about?. British Dental Journal. 191 (4), 175-178

Contact

pjcann@essex.ac.uk
+44 (0) 1702 328365

Location:

TF.2.40, Southend Campus

Academic support hours:

Part-Time, 3 days per week (Tue,Wed,Thur)