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Tupsley dental practice expands capacity after welcoming new dentist

Tupsley dental practice expands capacity after welcoming new dentist

Tupsley Dental Practice has expanded its capacity after welcoming a new dentist. The clinic is offering extended opening hours as a result of hiring a new dentist. The existing dentist, Roxana, is also going full-time, enabling the duo to treat more patients. Zoe has been working in the West Midlands since graduating from Bristol Dental […]


New survey reveals there are no dental practices taking on new patients in York

New survey reveals there are no dental practices taking on new patients in York

A new survey has revealed that there are currently no dental practices taking on new patients in York. Representatives from Healthwatch York contacted all of the 39 practices in York during May and June. They found that there were no practices offering new adult NHS patient places. Healthwatch York manager, Sian Balsom, said that the […]


Dental managers suggest it could take months to clear backlogs in Forth Valley

Dental managers suggest it could take months to clear backlogs in Forth Valley

Dental managers at NHS Forth Valley have warned patients that it could take months to clear backlogs caused by the pandemic. The senior dental management team recently issued a statement indicating that it could take some time for routine services to resume and patients to be able to book appointments for non-urgent treatment. Like teams […]


Almost a quarter of Isle of Wight dental patients advised to go to the mainland for treatment

Almost a quarter of Isle of Wight dental patients advised to go to the mainland for treatment

Almost a quarter of dental patients on the Isle of Wight have been advised to go to the mainland for treatment as a result of a shortage of appointments. A recent report compiled by Healthwatch revealed that just under 25% of patients have been encouraged to seek treatment on the mainland during the pandemic. The […]


NHS dentists set to receive 3% pay increase

NHS dentists set to receive 3% pay increase

NHS workers, including dentists, are set to receive a 3% pay increase following an independent review. The rise relates to staff in England and will be backdated to April 2021.  The results of an independent review into NHS pay in England recommended a 3% pay increase for NHS staff, including nurses, paramedics, salaried GPs, consultants […]


Mid Sussex patients struggle to get urgent dental appointments

Mid Sussex patients struggle to get urgent dental appointments

Patients in Mid Sussex are struggling to get urgent NHS dental appointments, according to local newspapers.  A number of people have contacted reporters to raise concerns over the availability of emergency dental care in the area. Rosemary Wheeler, 70, got in touch with The Argus after being unable to see an emergency dentist last year. […]


Plans submitted to open new dental surgery in Buxton nightclub

Plans submitted to open new dental surgery in Buxton nightclub

Plans have been submitted to open a new dental surgery in a former nightclub in Buxton. The owners of Hope Dental Private Care Ltd have filed an application to convert the AMP Venue into a new practice. The premises, which are located on Market Place, have previously been used as a nightclub. The venue was […]


Five new dental practices to open in Kent

Five new dental practices to open in Kent

NHS England has confirmed that five new dental practices will open in Kent. Four dental centres will open in Dover, Faversham, Sevenoaks and Dartford and there are also plans to set up a new clinic in Minster. Each new practice is equivalent to hiring three new NHS dentists. News of the new practices will be […]


Edinburgh residents could be waiting over a year to see a dentist

Edinburgh residents could be waiting over a year to see a dentist

Edinburgh dental patients could be waiting over a year to see a dentist, with restrictions on patient numbers set to remain in place until September at the earliest. The Chief Dental Officer for Scotland recently wrote to practices confirming that current Covid-19 restrictions will be in place until September. A review will be carried out […]


Oswestry dental practice applies to take on new NHS patients to ease pressure on local services

Oswestry dental practice applies to take on new NHS patients to ease pressure on local services

A new dental practice in Oswestry, Shropshire, has applied to take on NHS patients to ease pressure on local services. Pearls, which is located on Willow Street, has submitted an application to start accepting NHS patients, as well as private patients, in a bid to help tackle backlogs amid a severe shortage of dental places […]