Dental nurse to practice manager: Celebrating 37 years

A local woman hailing from South Ayrshire is celebrating an impressive 37 years of service with Maybole Dental Practice, having cut her teeth at the surgery at the tender age of 16.  

Workforce plan: Union says further steps are needed to improve working conditions

Responding to the publication of the NHS Long Term Workforce plan, Matthew Lee, chief executive of the MDU, the DDU's parent company, said, “The NHS Long Term Workforce Plan is a welcome step forward...

President’s commendation and honorary fellowship awards 2023

The College of General Dentistry (CGDent) has announced the recipients of its second annual award of honorary fellowships and the president’s commendation.

College seeks new trustees

The College of General Dentistry is seeking two trustees – one dental and one independent – to help it in its historic mission to build a future Royal College for Dentistry.

Dental leaders meet to discuss potential system changes

The General Dental Council (GDC) convened the latest Dental Leadership Network to improve understanding of the systems in which the dental sector operates from the perspective of dental professionals.

Medal awarded to Andrew Hadden

Andrew Hadden has been awarded the prestigious College Medal, the highest honour bestowed by the College of General Dentistry (CGDent).

Dental society supports free school meals campaign

Jenny Harris, president of the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) joined a group of supporters of the ‘Free school meals for all’ campaign outside Downing Street on June 29, 2023.

NHS Update: Interim chief dental officer announced

Stephen Powis, NHS national medical director, has released a statement to dental teams concerning the future of NHS dentistry’s leadership.

Congratulations to Pynadath George

Dental Update, editorial board member, Pynadath George has recently been elected as president-elect of the Association of Dental Implantology (ADI).

Skills and self-esteem: building confidence in dentistry

Simon Chard discusses measures to increase professional pride.cusses measures to increase professional pride.

Association elects new clinical director

The Association of Dental Hospitals has elected Ewen McColl, director of clinical dentistry and deputy head of school at Peninsula Dental School, as its new chair.

GDC publishes research on the public’s views and experiences of dentistry

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published its latest round of research into the public’s views and experiences of dentistry, which encompasses views on a range of issues, including the use of and...