News & Vacancies

Practice News

We are delighted to welcome two new dentists to Plumfield Dental Practice – James McParlane and William Gate.
The current programme of updating and refurbishment at the practice includes:

  • New external signs for the practice;
  • Two new surgeries upstairs;
  • A new, up-to-date decontamination (cleaning) room;

We apologise for any inconvenience or noise at your next visit to the practice in the coming weeks, as this essential improvement continues.

We have also introduced a new free text and email reminder service for patient appointments – if you would like to receive an email or text reminder of the date and time of your next visit, please advise reception.

Recruitment/Join Our Team

We are a long-established, busy, independent mixed practice in Carlisle, with convenient city centre location, less than 10 minutes’ walk from the train station, shops and restaurants;

We are a compassionate, responsible family business with ties to the wider community.


About the post:

We have teamed up with the government apprenticeship service to offer a local person the opportunity to train as a dental nurse.

We offer a full time position and training will be provided in association with Learn Direct, a national training provider. The course will be FULLY funded and you will be paid during your apprenticeship.

If you are interested or know someone who may be, please contact us at

About You:

  • You have GCSE Maths and English Grade C and above
  • You are computer literate
  • You have a commitment to patient care and safety, while supporting the smooth running of the practice, in surgery and on reception.