Dentist gets call-up to join Olympic team

Dr Jill Geaney, a dentist in Stowmarket, is going to the London paralympics to work as part of the dentistry team in the Olympic village.
Dr Jill Geaney, a dentist in Stowmarket, is going to the London paralympics to work as part of the dentistry team in the Olympic village.

A DENTIST from Stowmarket has discovered she will travel to London in the summer to work in the atheletes’village during the London Paralympic games.

Jill Geaney, who runs Wedgwood House Dental Practice in Stowmarket, has just received confirmation that she will be part of the dental team in the Olympic village.

She said she was overjoyed to have made it through the interview stage.

She said: “I will be treating the athletes during the games and their families as well.

“I am actually going to be working in the Olympic village itself – I’m very excited.

“The interview was all about how we would go the extra mile to help people.

“I don’t think I will get to see much of the live sports action – but I will get to see the athletes returning from the track with their medals.”