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Health chiefs confirm closure of dental practice serving Rothbury and Hadston

Health chiefs confirm closure of dental practice serving Rothbury and Hadston

Health chiefs have confirmed the closure of a Northumberland dental practice, which serves the villages of Rothbury and Hadston. NHS England has revealed that dentist, Simon Francis, is unable to continue to provide NHS treatment due to ‘personal circumstances’ and as a result, Coquetdale Dental Practice will remain closed to patients from Friday 13th October. […]


NHS England launches new emergency dental service in Spalding

NHS England launches new emergency dental service in Spalding

NHS England has launched a new emergency dental service in Spalding. On Saturday (14th October), the trust introduced a new urgent care service based at Johnson Community Hospital. The move comes shortly after the closure of A1 dental, which was based at the hospital. A1 Dental closed at the end of August. Initially, NHS England […]


Dentists share concerns over enamel loss in young patients

Dentists share concerns over enamel loss in young patients

Dentists are worried about the increasingly common issue of enamel loss in young patients. Dr Rupert Austin, from King’s College Dental Institute, said that there has been a significant increase in the proportion of young people with ‘zero enamel’ in at least one part of their teeth in the last two decades. According to Dr […]


Plaistow church group hosts community event offering free dental and medical checks

Plaistow church group hosts community event offering free dental and medical checks

A church group based in Plaistow hosted a community event offering free medical and dental checks recently. The London Ghana Seventh-Day Adventist Church provided free dental checks and health tests as well as food and refreshments as part of the annual community health expo. The event, which is now in its fifth year, was held […]


Brave dental nurse comes to the aid of delivery driver who was hit by a lorry

Brave dental nurse comes to the aid of delivery driver who was hit by a lorry

A brave dental nurse has come to the aid of a delivery driver who was hit by a lorry and dragged along a main road. The heroic nurse was captured on camera helping the man, whose arm was caught in the wheels of the lorry. Eyewitnesses said that the delivery driver was crossing Church Road […]


Health watchdog claims Bicester residents are struggling to see a dentist

Health watchdog claims Bicester residents are struggling to see a dentist

A health watchdog based in Oxfordshire has claimed that residents in Bicester are struggling to see a dentist, despite its reputation as a ‘healthy town.’ Healthwatch Oxfordshire believes that local patients are finding it difficult to get an NHS dental appointment. The watchdog recently launched a two-week project to analyse health services in the town. […]


Dental patients turning to private dentists in Wales amid confusion over costs

Dental patients turning to private dentists in Wales amid confusion over costs

A growing number of dental patients in Wales are turning to private dentists amid confusion over costs, it has been revealed. According to a new study published by Orajel, 60 percent of patients in Wales think that the UK’s dental system is confusing, with many unaware of how much dental treatments cost and which services […]


Syrian dentist launches appeal to fund qualification to work in the UK

Syrian dentist launches appeal to fund qualification to work in the UK

A Syrian dentist who fled his home country to seek refuge, has launched a fundraising page to raise money to fund qualifications, which will enable him to put his skills to use in the UK. Anas studied at the University of Damascus and worked at a dental practice close to the city for four years […]


British Dental Association criticises decision to leave Yorkshire towns out of new children’s initiative

British Dental Association criticises decision to leave Yorkshire towns out of new children’s initiative

The British Dental Association has criticised Public Health England for failing to include some of the worst affected areas in Yorkshire in a new children’s dental health initiative. The BDA is concerned that some of the county’s towns have been left out of the scheme, which is designed to bring down rates of decay. Statistics […]


Blackpool to receive additional funding in bid to crack down on rising rates of childhood decay

Blackpool to receive additional funding in bid to crack down on rising rates of childhood decay

Representatives from Public Health England have confirmed that Blackpool will receive additional funding as part of a scheme to crack down on rising rates of childhood decay. Blackpool has been earmarked as one of 13 ‘high risk’ areas by the body. The aim of the new programme is to encourage parents to ensure that their […]