Chandra Sonara, a King’s College London dental student on outreach at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy, has been awarded the NSK Portsmouth Award.

NSK, a global manufacturer with an impressive product range including turbines, contra-angles, surgical, endodontic, oral care and decontamination equipment, have sponsored an award for our King’s College London dental students.

The award is nominated by the nursing and patient administration team for the student that has shown the most respect and understanding of the importance of the working relationships of the wider dental team, including reception staff, dental nurses, technicians and administration.

We are delighted that NSK are sponsoring this incredibly important prize here at the University of Portsmouth Dental Academy.

NSK - ChandraChandra is an exceptional student who shows compassion, dignity and respect to both his patients and team members”.

– Dr David Radford – Director of Clinical Studies


ChNSK - Gurpreetandra Sonara, winner of the prize, commented:

It is a great honour to be awarded this prize from the nursing and patient administration teams that do so much and are so supportive of us as students.”

The second place NSK Portsmouth ‘Certificate of Merit’ prize was awarded to Gurpreet Kainth.