Posts Tagged ‘coronavirus’

The Singing Dentist returns to share advice and spread smiles

The Singing Dentist returns to share advice and spread smiles

As the coronavirus takes hold on the UK, the Signing Dentist has returned to spread smiles and share advice. Dr Milad Shadrooh has been releasing parody videos for around four years now, but after taking a break, he has returned to social media to educate people about the risks associated with the virus. Having previously […]


NHS Western Isles cancels routine dental checks to reduce the risk of coronavirus spread

NHS Western Isles cancels routine dental checks to reduce the risk of coronavirus spread

NHS Western Isles chiefs have cancelled routine dental checks in a bid to try and reduce the spread of coronavirus after health ministers in Scotland announced urgent measures to cope with rising demand for hospital services. Health secretary, Jeane Freeman outlined a series of measures that will be introduced in Scotland to try and stem […]


Torrington dentist joins expert panel to tackle corona virus

Torrington dentist joins expert panel to tackle corona virus

A dentist from Torrington has joined an expert NHS panel tasked with developing contingency plans to cope with the spread of the corona virus. Professor Ian Mills, from Torrington Dental Practice, was asked to form part of an emergency NHS England group in February. Prof Mills and the rest of the expert panel have been […]


Lanarkshire dental practice closes following positive corona virus diagnosis

Lanarkshire dental practice closes following positive corona virus diagnosis

A dental practice in Lanarkshire has closed following a positive coronavirus diagnosis. The Stewart and Stewart Dental Practice in Cumbernauld has shut temporarily and the team is working with NHS Lanarkshire to contact those who may have come into contact with the affected individual. Patients have been informed and members of staff have also received […]


Dentists in Scotland and Ireland to scale back services

Dentists in Scotland and Ireland to scale back services

Dentists in Scotland and Ireland have been advised to scale back services as the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise.  On the 18th March, the Scottish Government announced measures to free up hospital beds and staff, in addition to those designed to limit the spread of infection. As well as deploying additional members of […]