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Dr Grainne Lynn, Adviser

Areas responsible for:


Alder Hey Children's FT; Lancashire Care FT; Liverpool Community Health NHST; Liverpool Women's FT; Mersey Care NHST; Pennine Care FT; Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHST; Salford Royal FT; Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHST; Stockport FT; The Christie FT; The Walton Centre FT; University Hospital Of South Manchester FT; NHS England North Region (Greater Manchester Health & Social Care Partnership, Lancashire & South Cumbria), NHSE England South Region (South East – Kent and Medway), NHS London Region (North central and East).


Grainne qualified from Queen's University Belfast in 1983. After working for two years in the Royal Victoria Hospital she moved to Derry as a dental officer with the community dental services. In 1990 she obtained Fellowship of the Faculty of Dentistry from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. From 1992-96 she worked part-time in general dental practice and in community dentistry. In 1996 she was appointed as Clinical Director of Dental Services in Foyle Trust where she worked until 2004. Grainne was appointed to NCAS in 2005 and initially combined this with providing dental services to prisoners in Magilligan Prison in Northern Ireland. She also worked until 2007 with the Health Service Executive (HSE) in Donegal. In 2007 Grainne retired from the practice of clinical dentistry and currently works full-time with NCAS. Grainne has an LLM in employment law and a Workplace Mediator qualification.