Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

New Billingham Dental Practice to Open In Town Centre

New Billingham Dental Practice to Open In Town Centre

Just a few yards away from a private dental clinic that no longer accepts NHS patients, a new dental practice is expected to open, pending the acceptance of an application submitted to Stockton Borough Council to convert a former electrical shop into an. The move comes in the wake of a huge demand for NHS […]


Sandwich dental practice to remain open until an alternative provider is found, NHS England confirms

Sandwich dental practice to remain open until an alternative provider is found, NHS England confirms

An NHS dental practice located in Sandwich, which is due to close, will now stay open until an alternative provider is found. NHS England has confirmed that the New Street practice will not close until a solution has been identified. Local MP Craig Mackinlay has been assured by NHS England that patients will be able […]


Plans approved for new NHS dental clinic in Boston

Plans approved for new NHS dental clinic in Boston

Plans to open a brand new NHS dental practice in Boston, Lincolnshire, have been given the green light. Planning officers have approved a change of use application for 30 Market Place, paving the way for the new surgery to open in January 2019. The clinic is one of four new NHS practices in the area, […]


Patients in Aberystwyth Face Near-90 Mile Round Trip to See Dentist

Patients in Aberystwyth Face Near-90 Mile Round Trip to See Dentist

The British Dental Association warned that some patients face a postcode lottery in Wales, with some patients facing a 90-mile round trip to get a check-up. In total, £20 million has been reduced from Welsh dental services over the past three years, which has led to just 15% of Welsh NHS dental clinics accepting new […]


Welsh dentists to get a bigger pay increase than colleagues in England and Northern Ireland

Welsh dentists to get a bigger pay increase than colleagues in England and Northern Ireland

Dentists in Wales are set to get a bigger pay increase than their counterparts in England and Northern Ireland. A new pay deal, which has been confirmed by ministers in Wales, means that dentists in Wales will see their salaries increase by more than colleagues in other parts of the UK. Vaughan Gething, Welsh health […]


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, […]


Norfolk parents raise concerns over access to NHS dental care after statistics reveal more than 70,000 children haven’t seen a dentist in the last year

Norfolk parents raise concerns over access to NHS dental care after statistics reveal more than 70,000 children haven’t seen a dentist in the last year

Norfolk parents have raised concerns over access to NHS dental care in the region after an article was published in the local press claiming that more than 70,000 children hadn’t seen a dentist in the last year. After the story was aired on the radio and published and shared online, a number of parents got […]


Half of adults in England skip regular dental appointments

Half of adults in England skip regular dental appointments

New statistics from NHS Digital show that half of adults in England haven’t been to an NHS dentist in the last two years. Figures reveal that 50.7 percent of adults saw an NHS dentist in the last two years, despite the fact that dentists recommend check-ups every 6-24 months. The figures suggest a decrease in […]


Spalding patients invited to register with new hospital-based NHS dental surgery

Spalding patients invited to register with new hospital-based NHS dental surgery

Patients who are looking for a dentist in Spalding have been invited to register with a new NHS surgery, which will be based at Johnson Community Hospital. The clinic, which is due to open on January 7th 2019, is now accepting new patients. The clinic will be staffed by dentists and nurses from Community Dental […]


Lincoln high street shop to be converted into a new dental practice

Lincoln high street shop to be converted into a new dental practice

A high street store in Lincoln is set to be converted into a new dental practice. JDSP Dental Limited is planning to turn the premises, which were previously used as a furniture store, into a brand new clinic. The move is part of an expansion plan in the area, which will see four new practices […]