Posts Tagged ‘Swindon’

Swindon mum raises concerns over access to dental care for disabled patients

Swindon mum raises concerns over access to dental care for disabled patients

A mum from Swindon has raised concerns over access to NHS dental care for disabled patients. Sarah Purnell, from Moredon, contacted the local press after her daughter, Caroline, was informed that she would have to wait to see a specialist dentist at the Great Western Hospital. Caroline has already been waiting for over 4 months, […]


New dental clinic opens on Swindon housing development

New dental clinic opens on Swindon housing development

A new dental clinic has opened on a Swindon housing development. Wichelstowe Dental Care has officially opened its doors to new patients. The brand new practice is ideally located just a stone’s throw from the 4,000-home East Wichel housing estate. The owners of the practice, Keith George and Jane Tidmarsh, acquired a loan from Lloyd’s […]


Plans to open a new dental surgery in East Wichel submitted to Swindon Borough Council

Plans to open a new dental surgery in East Wichel submitted to Swindon Borough Council

Plans to open a brand new dental surgery in East Wichel have been submitted to Swindon Borough Council. The application has been put forward by representatives from Wichelstowe Dental Care and Hunter Page Planning. If the application is successful, the new clinic, which will provide both NHS and private dental services, will open six days […]


Half of Swindon’s children missing out on regular dental checks, figures confirm

Half of Swindon’s children missing out on regular dental checks, figures confirm

New figures suggest that half of Swindon’s children are missing out on regular dental checks. NHS statistics show that 47 percent of children haven’t been to the dentist in the last 12 months, despite the fact that NHS dental care is free for children and dentists recommend routine checks every 6-12 months. The latest figures […]


Swindon dental team returns from charity mission in Kenya

Swindon dental team returns from charity mission in Kenya

A dental team from Swindon has recently returned from a charity mission in Kenya. Dentists, Peter and Alison Redford, practice manager, Kelly Wills and dental nurse, Claire Morrison, from One Wood Street Advanced Dental Care, visited Kenya to provide much-needed dental care to people living in remote villages in the Rift Valley and the Masai […]


Swindon Among The Cheapest Locations For A Private Dental Check-Up

Swindon Among The Cheapest Locations For A Private Dental Check-Up

New research has found that Swindon is among the cheapest towns in the UK for a private dental check-up. Research carried out by whatclinic.com revealed that prices for a private dental consultation were lowest in Swindon, with an average price of £21; other cheap locations included Stoke-on-Trent,Reading and Oxford. The research, which involved around 11,000 […]