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The unsung heroes: addressing the challenges facing dental nursing
Polly Bhambra highlights the importance of dental nurses and explains what the profession can do to make them feel valued.…
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Addressing stress and pressure in dental nursing
From burnout to staff-shortages, this month Gemma Forsythe highlights the daily struggles of dental nurses and typical symptoms of stress.…
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Dental nurse erased from register for falsifying CPD certificates
A dental nurse has been struck off for falsifying CPD certificates after being notified that she had not completed the…
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Celebrating National Apprenticeship Week with Bupa Dental Care
Bupa Dental Care celebrates National Apprenticeship Week with inspiring stories from dental nurse apprentices. As we approach National Apprenticeship Week…
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I’m a qualified dental nurse… what now?
Gemma Forsythe discusses the ‘endless opportunities’ for career development as a dental nurse, and how to make the right decision…
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Unmasking the daily struggles of dental nurses
Sarah Mckimm discusses her journey from dental nurse to counsellor, the daily challenges that dental nurses face and her advice…
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How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 2 December 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… Dental nurse…
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Tackling stress and shortages in dental nursing
Give me a break! Gemma Forsythe discusses the many pressures of dental nursing, such as the inability to take breaks,…
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Half of dental nurses say mental health has worsened since pandemic
More than half of dental nurses – and two in five dental hygienists and dental therapists – say their mental…
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From dental nurse to client experience manager: finding your strengths
Gemma Forsythe chats to Chloe Phillips about her journey from trainee dental nurse to client experience manager, and the importance…
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The Dental Nurse Diary – ‘run the day, or the day runs you’
Dentistry.co.uk hears from Gemma Forsythe about the importance of organisation and note taking for dental nurses and how her new…
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Let’s talk dental therapy
Following Rishi Sunak’s proposal to increase training places for dental therapists, Gemma Forsythe talks to Lauren Long about her experience…
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Dental nursing recruitment crisis – first cohort completes new apprenticeship
A brand new oral health practitioner apprenticeship has seen its first cohort receive their qualifications. This first-of-its-kind programme was designed…
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Nursing Matters – why are dental nurses leaving the profession?
This month, Gemma Forsythe discusses the dental nursing recruitment crisis and her advice for both practice owners and dental nurses…
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Nursing Matters – Hayley O’Neill on saving dental nursing
This month, Gemma Forsythe chats to Hayley O’Neill about the problems facing the dental nursing career and why she wants…
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How to attract and retain dental nurses
As part of our new Future of Dentistry campaign, head dental nurse Hayley O’Neill shares her top tips for retaining…
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Nursing matters – caring for stroke survivors
To mark Stroke Awareness Month this May, Gemma Forsythe explains how dental professionals can adapt the patient experience for stroke…
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Dental nursing isn’t dying, it’s progressing
In response to ‘sexist’ comments about recruitment struggles in dental nursing, Preetee Hylton highlights why it is essential that employers…
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How much attention have you paid to the dental news this week? – 22 April 2023
It’s been a busy week for dental news. Missed it? Here’s what’s happened over the past seven days… There isn’t…
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