Software company announces appointments to its dental clinical board 

The UK’s leading provider of healthcare operations software, Agilio Software, has announced the appointment of a new dental clinical board to provide governance over its clinical positioning. 

Daily queues for NHS dentistry are at risk of ‘becoming the new normal’, says association

The British Dental Association (BDA) has urged the government to step up as Leigh, a town in Greater Manchester, joined the growing list of communities where struggling patients have queued from the...

Cornish dental social enterprise has been shortlisted for two national awards

Cornwall-based Smile Together Dental CIC is a double-finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards, recognising it as one of the country’s most innovative and impactful...

Frustration over access to dental care fuelling abuse against dental professionals, says survey

In a Dental Protection survey of over 1,300 UK dental professionals, more than half (57 per cent) say they have experienced or witnessed verbal or physical abuse from patients or their relatives in...

Society appoints dental therapist to its council

The British Flouridation Society (BFS) has appointed Clare Burton, a dental therapist, to its council.

Health care company pledges to work towards a sustainable future

Henry Schein, the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, has announced the publication of its 2022 Sustainability and Corporate Social...

Regulator names new executive leadership of fitness to practise and registration

The General Dental Council (GDC) is combining its fitness to practise and registration directorates into a regulation directorate, led by a new, recently recruited executive director who joins in...

Celebrating 75 years with good deeds

On July 6, 2024, the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT) will celebrate its platinum anniversary, and members are set to give something back in the 365 days leading up to it.

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.