New environmentally-friendly shield could offer better protection during dental surgery

Dental patients and practitioners could be better protected from Covid-19 and other airborne viruses and bacteria thanks to the development of a new environmentally-friendly shield by a...

Navigate the omicron challenge with Dentally

As the omicron challenge looms over the public sector and the risk of up to 25 per cent staff absence remains prevalent, Dentally wants to ensure that you, your practice team, and your patients have...

NHS update – Exceptional circumstances, PPE and mandatory vaccinations

A new NHS dentistry and oral health update has been issued by Sara Hurley, chief dental officer England, and Ali Sparke, director for dentistry, community pharmacy, optometry and the NHS standard...

Pioneering NHS dentists thrown under bus by government

The British Dental Association (BDA) has condemned the gulf in support offered to over 100 pioneering practices in England, who after years of testing new ways of providing NHS care, are being forced...

Smoking costs society £17bn – £5bn more than previously estimated

New economic analysis of national data for Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) finds the cost of smoking to society is significantly higher than previous estimates have shown.

BBC Apprentice candidates design electric brushes

A recent episode of ‘The Apprentice’ tasked the teams to design an electric toothbrush aimed at children.

Do you have tax confusion over cryptoassets? You’re not the only one

Michael Lansdell explains some of the common misconceptions when handling cryptoassets.

Responses to testimonials of sexual assault in surgery

The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) has released a statement following the Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng) and the Women in Surgery Forum’s response to...

Chief Sustainability Officer’s Clinical Fellow Scheme

Climate change presents a major threat to our health. That’s why the NHS became the world’s first health service to commit to reaching net zero emissions. Thanks to the pioneering efforts of NHS staff...

Aquafresh Fresh and Minty launches new fully recyclable packaging

Aquafresh Fresh and Minty is switching to 100 per cent recyclable packaging from January 2022, featuring a fully recyclable tube and cap, as well as a carton made from recycled board.

Fighting fires

Lauren Boldy discusses the latest developments in the NHS pension age discrimination case.

Changes to inheritance tax and capital gains tax on hold (for now)

Michael Lansdell explains Tax Administration Maintenance days, and explores the 2021 reviews of inheritance tax and capital gains tax.