Posts Tagged ‘mydentist’

NHS England vows to ‘monitor the situation’ amid continued struggles to find a dentist in Bury St Edmunds

NHS England vows to ‘monitor the situation’ amid continued struggles to find a dentist in Bury St Edmunds

NHS England has promised to ‘monitor the situation’ in Bury St Edmunds, after it emerged that patients are still struggling to find a dentist. Problems started to become apparent after the town’s mydentist clinic closed in January. Since then, local practices have been inundated, and many people are consequently finding it hard to find a […]


Dentists shortage contributes to increased waiting times on the Isle of Wight

Dentists shortage contributes to increased waiting times on the Isle of Wight

Dental patients on the Isle of Wight have raised concerns about access to treatment, after appointments were cancelled at mydentist, Newport. One patient who attended a check-up at the practice in January, was recently informed that her scheduled appointment for November would be cancelled. In the letter, the patient was advised to contact the surgery, […]


Snettisham dental practice to close at the end of November

Snettisham dental practice to close at the end of November

Thousands of patients are looking for a new dentist after it was confirmed that Coastal Dental Practice in Snettisham will close at the end of November. The practice, which is part of the giant mydentist chain, will shut its doors at the end of this month. Patients have been contacted and made aware of the […]


Vacant Shoreham shop to be converted into new NHS dental surgery

Vacant Shoreham shop to be converted into new NHS dental surgery

A shop in Shoreham-by-Sea, which has been vacant for six months, is set to become a new NHS dental surgery. Plans to convert the premises on Brunswick Road have been welcomed by councillors. In the last year or so, traders and retailers have found it difficult to stay afloat, especially following the closure of the […]


Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Melton dental practice to close at the end of November

Mydentist has confirmed that its Melton dental practice will close at the end of November. The surgery, which is located on Asfordby Road, will cease to provide services from the 30th November. Patients have been contacted and advised to find an alternative dentist, and it is understood that staff members will be made redundant. Mydentist […]


Bupa practices encourage Prestatyn dental patients to get in touch following news of mydentist closure

Bupa practices encourage Prestatyn dental patients to get in touch following news of mydentist closure

Bupa Dental Care is encouraging dental patients registered with mydentist in Prestatyn to get in touch, after it was confirmed that the clinic will close at the end of October. Recently, the local newspaper revealed that the mydentist surgery in Fern Avenue would close, leaving 1,150 patients without a dentist. However, help is at hand, […]


Relief for patients as health board confirms Builth Wells dental clinic will not close

Relief for patients as health board confirms Builth Wells dental clinic will not close

Dental patients in Builth Wells are breathing a sigh of relief after the Powys Teaching Health Board confirmed that the town’s dental clinic will remain open. A number of residents raised concerns about the availability of dental care after mydentist announced that its Builth Wells practice would close. The health board has now confirmed that […]


Builth Wells practice to close due to dentist shortage

Builth Wells practice to close due to dentist shortage

A dental practice in Builth Wells will close at the end of this month due to a shortage of dentists, it has been revealed. The town’s mydentist practice, which is located at Glan Irfon Health and Social Care Centre in Love Lane, is the latest in a series of mydentist clinics to close amid widespread […]


Mydentist admits recruitment crisis, as several thousand patients unable to see a dentist

Mydentist admits recruitment crisis, as several thousand patients unable to see a dentist

One of the UK’s largest dental providers has admitted a recruitment crisis is preventing many thousands of patients from being able to see a dentist. Mydentist, which has 10 million patients in the UK, admits that a shortage of dentists is resulting in cancellations and delays. The provider said that it doesn’t have enough dentists […]


Patients in Bury St Edmunds facing 30-mile round trips to see a dentist

Patients in Bury St Edmunds facing 30-mile round trips to see a dentist

Dental patients in Bury St Edmunds are facing a 30-mile round trip to see a dentist due to NHS closures, according to the local press. Buryfreepress claims that a lack of available dental places in the town is forcing patients to travel further afield, with many facing a 30-mile round trip. Pressure on local services […]