Care Quality Commission

2013-12-27T17:15:49+00:00December 27th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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.

Congratulations Megan

2013-12-09T17:13:34+00:00December 9th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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

2013-10-05T17:09:18+00:00October 5th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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

2013-08-08T16:40:46+00:00August 8th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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

2013-07-13T12:42:56+00:00July 13th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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

2013-06-17T12:44:54+00:00June 17th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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

2013-04-05T17:08:20+00:00April 5th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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 Screening Accreditation Scheme (MCSAS)

2013-02-05T16:35:26+00:00February 5th, 2013|2013, dental news|

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 [...]