Care Quality Commission

Friday, 27 December 2013 by

This year has seen the Care Quality Commission (CQC) complete their inspections of both Marlborough and Hungerford practices. Both reports, of which we are very proud, can be viewed on the CQC website under a search of Dental Practices.

MCSAS practice of the month

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 by
Mouth Cancer

We were the MCSAS ‘Practice of the Month’ and featured on their website and in the Newbury Weekly News

Well done Kirsty

Friday, 13 December 2013 by
team-kirsty

Congratulations to Kirsty who has now gained her BTEC level 3 in Decontamination and Infection Control Lead through the Dental Business Academy.

Congratulations Megan

Monday, 09 December 2013 by
team-megan

Well done to our newest recruit Megan. She has passed the written part of her Dental Nursing Qualification and now awaits the oral and practical exam next year. Congratulations and Good Luck Meg!

Full accreditation

Saturday, 05 October 2013 by
Mouth Cancer

We are pleased to announce that we have gained full accreditation and membership from the Mouth Cancer Foundation’s Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme (MCSAS). This means that we have met all of the requirements for Oral Cancer Screening, monitoring and in spreading awareness, and will re-assessed in this area each year.

Above average for best practice

Thursday, 08 August 2013 by
Good-Practice-Scheme

We have achieved 90% for Best Practice NHS requirements compared to the national average in England of 34% This includes giving Fluoride treatments to children up to the age of 16. It is ‘painted’ onto the teeth and helps to strengthen them. It is usually applied by the Dentist twice yearly or at every dental

Dentaid

Saturday, 13 July 2013 by
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Members of the teams walked 7.5 miles on 13th July to raise money for Dentaid. As you can imagine this was an extremely HOT day and we were very grateful for the surprise Ice Lollies at the half way point (courtesy of Dawn’s Husband Brian). We are always so very grateful for the support our

Training

Monday, 17 June 2013 by
cpr

The first half of this year has seen us engage in many training activities. As usual we have carried out our annual CPR and AED training and will be having our annual Infection Control training in August. Staff members have also updated their training in Data Protection, Oral Cancer Detection and Complaints Handling. We also

School visit

Friday, 05 April 2013 by

Megan, Rainy and Kylie visited St Mary’s under 5’s to entertain them in oral education. This is our third visit to the school and we always enjoy teaching the children about looking after their teeth and gums.

Mouth Cancer

We are entrants onto a new scheme with the Mouth Cancer Foundation. The Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme (MCSAS) will soon be hoping to enroll dental practices around the country. At the moment the Mouth Cancer Foundation are running a pilot accreditation scheme which we are very proud to be a part of. We regularly

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