Posts Tagged ‘waiting lists’

Australian Green Party reveals details of 4.3 billion dollar dental plan

Australian Green Party reveals details of 4.3 billion dollar dental plan

The Green Party have outlined how the 4.3 billion dollar sum will be used to improve dental healthcare across the country. The party announced that it would spend a huge sum of money on dentistry last week and now further details of the plan have been revealed. The party plans to launch a universal Denticare […]


Two new dental practices due to open in Dumfries

Two new dental practices due to open in Dumfries

Two new dental practices are set to open in the town of Dumfries, it has been announced. Health officials have revealed that the former post office on Great King Street will now be converted into a dental surgery, along with another new surgery, which will open on Castle Street. The Blue Door NHS Family Dental […]


Mixed fortunes for Tasmanians

Mixed fortunes for Tasmanians

Statistics have revealed mixed results for the public dental system in Tasmania. Over the course of the last twelve months alone, there has been a sixty percent increase in the number of Tasmanians on waiting lists for dental care; currently, around eleven thousand patients are waiting for treatment in the state. However, the last year […]


Finnish patients forced to wait due to shortage of dentists

Finnish patients forced to wait due to shortage of dentists

Patients in Finland are facing lengthy waiting lists as the shortage of dentists gets worse. In the coming years a large number of dentists are expected to retire in the country and waiting lists are set to increase in size as a result. In certain parts of the country, including the East, there is already […]


Waiting lists fall in Scarborough

Waiting lists fall in Scarborough

Health officials have revealed that recent initiatives to cut waiting lists in the Scarborough area have been successful. Just a few weeks ago, at the end of March, there were lengthy waiting lists in Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale, with around 1,500 people waiting to join an NHS dental register. In the past, Scarborough has made […]


State report reveals lengthy waiting lists

State report reveals lengthy waiting lists

A state report has revealed that waiting lists in Western Australia are alarmingly long. The latest figures show that many people are being forced to wait over a year for routine dental treatment, with residents in the Morley area waiting more than nineteen months for a dental check-up and locals in Middle Swan subjected to […]


SNP warns voters about Westminster health cuts

SNP warns voters about Westminster health cuts

Representatives from the Scottish National Party have warned voters that Westminster parties are aiming to cut the health budget in Scotland. Scottish Health Secretary, Nicola Sturgeon, advised voters that other major parties were planning to carry out a “smash and grab raid” in an attempt to reclaim some of the deficit. In a rousing speech […]