Posts Tagged ‘Dental care’

Plymouth dental practice will remain open despite having a shortage of dentists

Plymouth dental practice will remain open despite having a shortage of dentists

A Plymouth dental practice will remain open, despite the fact there is currently a shortage of dentists. Patients at Smile Dental Care, which is based at Ernesettle Primary Care Centre, have been advised to visit a surgery across the city for treatment while the practice recruits a new dentist, but they have been assured that […]


Redditch dentist gears up for new challenge in Tanworth in Arden

Redditch dentist gears up for new challenge in Tanworth in Arden

A dentist currently working in Redditch is gearing up for a new challenge after deciding to leave his post and run his own practice in Tanworth in Arden. Vernon Elliott is leaving Archer Road Dental Surgery to get back to the type of dentistry he loves. The popular dentist has built the Redditch surgery up […]


Mydentist confirms closure of Bury St Edmunds practice

Mydentist confirms closure of Bury St Edmunds practice

Representatives from the mydentist chain have confirmed that its Bury St Edmunds practice in King’s Road will close at the end of February. The clinic, which was already ceased providing NHS dental treatment, will close completely on the 28th February, it has been revealed. In the coming weeks, dentists will be attempting to complete courses […]


Kind-hearted Dundee model raises thousands to provide dental care in Cape Verde

Kind-hearted Dundee model raises thousands to provide dental care in Cape Verde

A kind-hearted model from Broughty Ferry, Dundee, has raised thousands of pounds to provide poor communities in Cape Verde with dental and eye care services. Elaine Harris swapped the catwalk for the cycle paths, completing a gruelling trek from John O’Groats to Land’s End. Elaine took on the cycle challenge to raise funds to take […]


New British Dental Association survey highlights NHS recruitment issues

New British Dental Association survey highlights NHS recruitment issues

A new survey published by the British Dental Association highlights major issues related to the recruitment of NHS dentists. The most recent poll indicates that 68 percent of practices that have advertised vacancies have struggled to fill them. This represents a significant increase from 50% of practices in 2016-2017. Vice chair of the BDA, Eddie […]


Canterbury’s oldest dental practice calls time on NHS dentistry

Canterbury’s oldest dental practice calls time on NHS dentistry

Canterbury’s oldest dental practice is to stop providing NHS dental services, it has been confirmed. Bradley & Partners, which has been offering NHS dental care to local patients since 1948, will no longer provide NHS care after pulling out of its current contract. Principal dentist, Dr Nadim Safdar, blamed changes in the contract, which have […]


Thousands of people waiting to register with an NHS dentist in Plymouth

Thousands of people waiting to register with an NHS dentist in Plymouth

More than 9,000 people are waiting to join an NHS dental register in Plymouth, it has been revealed. Figures show that 9,127 people, including 1,677 under 18’s, are currently on a waiting list. The situation has prompted local councillors and public health officials to call for urgent help. Councillor Sue McDonald said that at the […]


Oxfordshire patients can now access dental services by calling NHS 111

Oxfordshire patients can now access dental services by calling NHS 111

Patients in Oxfordshire can now access a wide range of health services by calling NHS 111, it has been confirmed. The new operators of the local NHS 111 system, the South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust, have confirmed that patients will be able to benefit from dental, mental health and pharmacy services, as well […]


Burnley dental nurse prepares for once in a lifetime charity trip to Tanzania

Burnley dental nurse prepares for once in a lifetime charity trip to Tanzania

A dental nurse from Burnley is gearing up for the trip of a lifetime to Tanzania. Stephanie Wilson will travel to the African country as part of a project run by the charity Bridge2Aid. Stephanie was one of just three Oasis Dental Care employees chosen from more than 350 dental professionals across the country who […]


Godalming dental patients are struggling to get an NHS appointment

Godalming dental patients are struggling to get an NHS appointment

Dental patients in Godalming are struggling to get an NHS appointment, it has been revealed. According to the NHS Choices website, practices in Godalming and nearby Farncombe and Milford are not currently accepting new NHS patients and appointments are only available for emergency referrals. Tina Shonk is one of many local residents who have expressed […]