Posts Tagged ‘west yorkshire’

Dentaid confirms 10 new clinic dates for those struggling to access dental care in Kirklees

Dentaid confirms 10 new clinic dates for those struggling to access dental care in Kirklees

Oral health charity, Dentaid, has confirmed ten new clinic dates for those struggling to access dental care in the Kirklees area of West Yorkshire. The charity conducted one-off free dental clinics for patients who weren’t registered with a dentist a couple of years ago, and the programme has since expanded with the help of funding […]


More than a million people are struggling to see a dentist in England, new survey suggests

More than a million people are struggling to see a dentist in England, new survey suggests

More than a million people are struggling to get an appointment with an NHS dentist, a new survey suggests. Analysis of the most recent NHS GP Patient Survey found that around a quarter of participants are not currently registered with an NHS dentist. This equates to around 1.03 million people. The British Dental Association has […]


West Yorkshire dentists urged to see healthy patients less frequently

West Yorkshire dentists urged to see healthy patients less frequently

Dentists in West Yorkshire are being advised to see healthy patients less frequently as part of a new initiative, which is designed to make appointments more accessible to those in need. The Recall Matters scheme, which has been launched in the area, aims to ensure that more appointments are available for patients suffering from oral […]


Keighley Residents Invited To Join Discussion On Out-Of-Hours Dental Care

Keighley Residents Invited To Join Discussion On Out-Of-Hours Dental Care

Residents in Keighley have been invited to give their opinions on proposals to change out-of-ours and emergency dental care services in West Yorkshire. Individual trusts are currently responsible for controlling out-of-hours care, but health bosses in the region are considering changes to enable patients a choice in services across West Yorkshire, rather than just in […]


New Emergency Dental System To Launch In West Yorkshire

New Emergency Dental System To Launch In West Yorkshire

The emergency dental care system is set to change in West Yorkshire; health bosses have launched a consultation on the provision of urgent dental care and a decision will be made in the near future. The proposals relate to a new system, which runs throughout West Yorkshire, rather than the current system, which runs in […]