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Concerns over waiting list ‘to leave NHS dentistry’ in Northern Ireland
Dentists are increasingly leaving the NHS in Northern Ireland (NI), according to the British Dental Association (BDA), with work down…
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What can NHS dentistry expect from the upcoming election?
As the general election approaches and with NHS dentistry a hot topic, Neel Kothari shares his thoughts on the political…
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NHS dentistry: primary care minister suggested £10 ‘monthly insurance’ fee
Andrea Leadsom has previously put forward a £10 ‘insurance scheme’ fee for NHS dentistry, reports have suggested. According to Health…
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NHS dentistry a top concern for voters, poll suggests
A recent Yougov survey has indicated that NHS dentistry is a top concern for voters in the run up to…
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What do dental professionals want to see in party manifestos?
With a general election fast approaching, Gaby Bissett spoke to a number of dental professionals about what they would like…
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NHS dentistry delivery still 15% lower than pre-pandemic levels
NHS dental treatment delivery has still not recovered to pre-pandemic levels, with 2022/2023 treatment levels falling 15% behind. This is…
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Scottish Liberal Democrats pledge to ‘save NHS dentistry’
The Scottish Liberal Democrats has launched its general election campaign with a focus on NHS dentistry as it pledges to…
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GPs handling dental overflow ‘will lead to increased health inequalities’
GPs are being ‘inappropriately’ called upon to prescribe and treat dental conditions – contributing to growing health inequalities, a conference…
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Compulsory NHS tie-in for new dentists under consideration
The government has launched a consultation on a ‘tie-in period’ that would require newly-qualified dentists to work in the NHS…
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‘Significant risk to patients’: dental profession reacts to provisional registration plans
The profession has warned that plans for the provisional registration of overseas dentists poses ‘significant risk’ to patients – as…
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Does the profession support £20,000 NHS ‘golden hellos’?
The government is now offering £20,000 ‘golden hellos’ to dentists willing to relocate to underserved areas – dental professionals share…
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Keen for additional income? Introducing the Global Dentists’ Pool
Dr Namrata Upadhyay, CEO and founder of NamNR Pro, explains how her Global Dentists’ Pool works and why it could be the…
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Increased private care could lead to ‘inequalities’, says report
There has been a ‘relentless drift to the private sector’ within UK healthcare and dentistry, according to a new report…
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Health budget underspent by £5.5 billion, says report
New analysis by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) suggests that the government has spent £5.5 billion less on health…
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Andrea Leadsom introduces £20,000 ‘golden hello’ scheme
Today (10 May) NHS England launched its ‘golden hello’ recruitment scheme – hear from MP Andrea Leadsom on the £20,000…
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Almost £150 million of NHS funding returned by dentists, says new analysis
NHS dentists in England returned almost £150 million worth of government funding last year after failing to meet their treatment…
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Two thirds of UK dentists ‘often think of leaving dentistry’, says NHS report
NHS England has published a report on the working patterns, motivation and morale of primary care dentists throughout the UK.…
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Call for political parties to focus on NHS dentistry in election manifestos
A leading dentist has urged political parties to prioritise NHS dentistry in their upcoming election manifestos. Eddie Crouch, chair of…
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Cancer patients will see ‘few benefits’ of free dentistry, says BDA
As MPs debate whether to extend free NHS dentistry to cancer patients, experts have expressed concern that those already eligible…
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