It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days…
Details of the long-awaited NHS dentistry recovery plan have been released – here’s all you need to know.
The report was released on Wednesday, with NHS England detailing new measures to tackle the current NHS dental crisis.
Measures include ‘new patient’ payments of between £15 to £50 (depending on treatment need) for NHS dentists to treat around a million new patients who have not seen an NHS dentist in two years or more
Around 240 dentists will also be offered one-off payments of up to £20,000 for working in under-served areas for up to three year.
We’ve also just released the white paper for the 2024 Dentistry Census – you can download it here.
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Key figures and experts across the UK dental profession have shared their thoughts and opinions on the recently-released NHS dental recovery plan.
How do your earnings compare to the average? What do your peers think about the NHS? Find out in the Dentistry Census white paper – available now!
Shadow health secretary Wes Streeting has said Labour would reform dentistry’s NHS contract within days if the party was elected.
Police in Bristol were recorded breaking up queues of people who were attempting to access NHS dental care in the city.
The British Association of Private Dentistry (BAPD) details why the GDC needs to stop blaming current legislation for its lack of flexibility.
‘Surgeons can behave very badly when nobody is watching’ – these are the words of Professor Carrie Newlands as she led a talk on sexual misconduct.
As we mark International Dentists’ Day today, we speak to clinicians across the world about why they love and celebrate dentistry.
Dr Ricky Duggal speaks to Gaby Bissett about his leukaemia diagnosis, and what it has taught him both professionally and personally.
Research has revealed which song has the most positive impact on patients in a healthcare waiting room.
We have some exciting webinars lined up, including a new instalment of Dentistry Live with dental therapist Cat Edney:
- Hygiene prophylaxis – Cat Edney – Thursday 15 February at 7pm
- Revealing the truth about dental implants: deciphering the implant design for optimal results – Robert Stanley – Wednesday 21 February at 7pm.
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