Archive for the ‘Dental Graduate’ Category

Colleagues pay tribute to “exceptional” young dentist who was killed in a car crash in Cambridge

Colleagues pay tribute to “exceptional” young dentist who was killed in a car crash in Cambridge

Colleagues have paid tribute to an “exceptional and gifted” young dentist who was killed in a car crash in Cambridge. Joy Harrild, 26, died following a crash on the A505 on December 6th. The 26-year-old worked at the Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, died at the scene of the accident. The collision involved three vehicles […]


Dental hygiene student celebrates exam success weeks after undergoing brain tumour surgery

Dental hygiene student celebrates exam success weeks after undergoing brain tumour surgery

An ambitious trainee dental hygienist celebrated top marks in her exams just weeks after undergoing surgery to remove a brain tumour. Sarah Tomlinson has taken significant steps towards achieving her career dreams to become a dental hygienist after gaining excellent marks in her university exams. The feat was made all the more incredible by the […]


Smiles in Sierra Leone as Dentist Completes Training

Smiles in Sierra Leone as Dentist Completes Training

A dentist from Sierra Leone has officially completed his training after receiving funding from the Rotary Club of Berkhamsted Bulbourne. Dentist Harriet Carver was inspired to try and help fund trainee Joseph Dumbuya’s training, after meeting him whilst working in Freetown. She first met him in 2004 and subsequently introduced him to the committee of […]


Investigation launched after students at dental school are given the wrong grades

Investigation launched after students at dental school are given the wrong grades

An investigation has been launched after students from one of the UK’s prestigious dental schools were given the wrong grades. Hundreds of postgraduate dentistry students at University College London’s Eastman Institute have been given incorrect information related to their exam results, it has been revealed. Some students have been informed that they passed with distinction, […]


Fall In Dental Course Applications In Scotland

Fall In Dental Course Applications In Scotland

Fewer Scottish students applied for dental courses this year, it has been revealed. The number of students applying for places on dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine courses fell this year. According to recent statistics relating to UCAS applications, the number of applications for dentistry, vet and medicine courses fell from 1,540 in 2013 to 1,350 […]


Scottish Dental Graduates Forced To Look Abroad For Training Places

Scottish Dental Graduates Forced To Look Abroad For Training Places

Scottish dental graduates could be forced to accept jobs abroad due to a shortage of training places, it has been revealed. Representatives from the British Dental Association have suggested that dozens of students could leave Scotland for jobs overseas if a shortage in training jobs is not solved in the coming months. The BDA has […]


Irish Dental Students To Receive Grants Again

Irish Dental Students To Receive Grants Again

Thirty nine students who were informed that their funding would stop have now been reassured that they will receive grants for their courses; students from Trinity College Dublin and University College Cork were informed by Student Universal Support Ireland that their course did not qualify for funding. The letter sent to the thirty nine students […]


Cairns Dental Graduates Celebrate Landmark Acheivment

Cairns Dental Graduates Celebrate Landmark Acheivment

Students from the first class of dental students from the James Cook University, Cairns, are celebrating the completion of their studies. The dental school opened in 2008 and the first class to complete the course have now graduated, marking a landmark achievement. The James Cook school is one of just three located outside of state […]


Plymouth Dental Student To Compete For National Prize

Plymouth Dental Student To Compete For National Prize

A dental student from Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry is preparing to compete for a prestigious national prize after winning the local heat of the Dental Skills Competition run by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. Lucy Wright, a final year student, successfully beat off her competition to win the regional heat and […]


Plymouth University Dental Nursing Course Achieves 100% Success Rate Again

Plymouth University Dental Nursing Course Achieves 100% Success Rate Again

A dental nursing course, offered by Plymouth University, has achieved a 100% success rate for the third consecutive year. Staff members and students at the university are celebrating after the entire class passed the National Diploma in Dental Nursing. This was the third year in a row that the school attained a perfect record. The […]