Archive for the ‘Clinic Closure’ Category

Halifax MP raises concerns over the future of the region’s dental practices

Halifax MP raises concerns over the future of the region’s dental practices

The MP for Halifax, Holly Lynch, has raised concerns over the future of dental practices in her constituency. The move comes after the British Dental Association suggested that around two-thirds of practices in Yorkshire and the Humber could fold within 3 months.  Ms Lynch has called on the government to look into ways to support […]


Former Finest Dental employee describes company collapse as a ‘scandal’

Former Finest Dental employee describes company collapse as a ‘scandal’

A dentist who used to work for Finest Dental has described the collapse of the chain as a “scandal.” Dr Charles Lister, an employee at one of the firm’s cosmetic dental clinics, said that the situation was the “worst failure of any corporate dental body the UK has ever seen” in an interview with the […]


Emergency dental clinic to close in Kidderminster

Emergency dental clinic to close in Kidderminster

An emergency dental clinic, which provides out of hours urgent care for patients in Kidderminster, is set to close. The clinic, which currently operates from Kidderminster Health Centre, will shut on 1st April. From the beginning of April, patients who require urgent assistance will be advised to make use of a new system. A new […]


Lowestoft dental practice set to close

Lowestoft dental practice set to close

A dental practice in Lowestoft is set to close, as dentists who have served hundreds of patients prepare to retire.  The D.W Ferns and A.P Yaxley surgery, which is located on Kirkley Cliff, will close on 30th April. The two founding dentists, David Ferns and Andrew Yaxley, are retiring having spent a combined total of […]


Leicestershire man who is part-way through implant treatment claims he can only eat baby food after dental practice closes without warning

Leicestershire man who is part-way through implant treatment claims he can only eat baby food after dental practice closes without warning

A man from Leicestershire claims he can only eat baby food after being left in the lurch when the dental practice he visited for dental implant treatment closed without warning.  The 50-year-old contacted the local press after Finest Dental, a private practice he had paid £12,000 for implants to replace ill-fitting dentures, shut unexpectedly. The […]


Birmingham dental practice closes suddenly, leaving patients out of pocket

Birmingham dental practice closes suddenly, leaving patients out of pocket

Patients in Birmingham have been left out of pocket after a dental practice closed unexpectedly.  Hundreds of patients are angry and worried after Finest Dental shut its Jewellery Quarter practice suddenly. The cosmetic dental studio has closed its doors, with a large group of patients only part-way through treatment they had already paid for in […]


Leiston dental practice set to close due to staff shortages

Leiston dental practice set to close due to staff shortages

Bupa Dental has confirmed that its Leiston dental practice will be closing due to a shortage of dentists. The clinic, which is located in Crown Street, will shut at the end of March. The firm had been trying to recruit new members of staff to join the Suffolk practice, but unfortunately, they couldn’t find any […]