Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

Spalding residents delighted as NHS England confirms new investment in local dental services

Spalding residents delighted as NHS England confirms new investment in local dental services

The residents of Spalding have welcomed news of additional investment in local dental services. As part of a £3.39 million investment in services in Lincolnshire, NHS England has confirmed that the dental service at Johnson Community Hospital will reopen and that a new practice will open in the town at the beginning of next year. […]


Additional clinics to join NHS dental contract pilot after trials reveal positive results

Additional clinics to join NHS dental contract pilot after trials reveal positive results

A number of additional NHS dental clinics will join an NHS dental contract pilot after trials revealed positive results. Up to 50 more practices will be added to 73 clinics already participating in a scheme that is focused on a preventative approach to dental care. The new system, which encourages dentists to offer extensive oral […]


NHS Dentists in England to Receive 2% Pay Rise From October

NHS Dentists in England to Receive 2% Pay Rise From October

The Government have announced that from October, NHS dentists will receive an uplift of 2% in their pay after the Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration Review Body provided a recommendation to do so. Along with this, the Government have also proposed an increase for expenses caused for general dental practice of 3%. The exception to this […]


Cowes dental practice to cease providing general dental care, NHS England confirms

Cowes dental practice to cease providing general dental care, NHS England confirms

A dental practice in Cowes is set to stop providing general dental care for patients, NHS England has confirmed. The Cowes Medical Centre will continue to provide some specialist dental services, including orthodontics, but patients who require general dental care will be transferred to clinics in Newport and Bembridge. The shake-up at the centre comes […]


NHS confirms £2 million cash injection for Shropshire and Staffordshire dental services

NHS confirms £2 million cash injection for Shropshire and Staffordshire dental services

The NHS has confirmed a funding injection worth £2 million for dental services in Staffordshire and Shropshire. NHS England in the North Midlands has been awarded extra funding to the value of £2.25 million. The cash boost will benefit almost 40 dental practices in the region and create new NHS places for around 30,000 patients. […]


Bridlington dental clinic closes due to dentist shortage

Bridlington dental clinic closes due to dentist shortage

A dental clinic in Bridlington has closed due to a shortage of dentists. Bridlington Dental Care has officially shut for good, leaving hundreds of patients in the town without access to an NHS dentist. The Prospect Street surgery closed in June, and patients received a letter explaining that the cause was a shortage of dentists. […]


Boost for Harrogate dental patients, as NHS surgery relaunches

Boost for Harrogate dental patients, as NHS surgery relaunches

Dental patients in Harrogate have been given a massive boost after an NHS practice relaunched, providing hundreds more NHS dental places. Harrogate Dental Care has taken over the former mydentist clinic at Hookstone Park. There were fears for dental provision in the area after mydentist announced that it would cease to provide NHS care, and […]


NHS confirms there are no immediate plans to expand dental services in North Yorkshire

NHS confirms there are no immediate plans to expand dental services in North Yorkshire

NHS England has confirmed that there are no immediate plans to expand dental services in North Yorkshire, despite the fact that local residents and MPs have raised concerns over access to NHS care. Dental bosses at NHS England met with North Yorkshire County Council’s scrutiny of health committee to discuss the future of services recently, […]


NHS England reveals plans to open new dental practice in Bicester

NHS England reveals plans to open new dental practice in Bicester

NHS England has revealed plans to open a dental practice in Bicester. In the last two years, a growing number of patients have struggled to join NHS dental registers in the local area, but access problems could soon be a thing of the past, as both NHS and private clinics are due to open in […]


Health bosses launch enquiry following difficulties recruiting dentists in North Yorkshire

Health bosses launch enquiry following difficulties recruiting dentists in North Yorkshire

Health bosses in Yorkshire have launched an enquiry after experiencing difficulties recruiting new dentists to work in North Yorkshire. Members of the scrutiny of health committee at North Yorkshire council will work with NHS England and Health Education England to ascertain potential reasons why it’s proving difficult to recruit dentists in the area, and why […]