The Department of Health NI has agreed a new contract that would see an increase in educational funding of 4.4% for community dental services.
Over 33,000 cases of children requiring hospital tooth extractions due to decay were recorded between 2014 and 2015, a rise of around 10% since 2011.
A survey has revealed that 98% of hot drinks available in high street coffee shops contain a “dangerously high sugar content.”
The GDC has called for patients, professionals and GDC partners to share their views on the proposed new fitness to practice process.
The introduction to this week's newsletter
Public Health England had recently published a report which led to suggestions that e-cigarettes could one day be prescribed on the NHS
The British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy has criticised the Government’s proposal to remove Food Technology as an A-level subject
The British Dental Association have issued a stark response to the Government’s proposed plans to restrict trade unions
The report from the Institute of Economic Affairs says that the tax revenue received from alcohol far outweighs the cost to the NHS
An article in the Journal of Dental Research has praised Brazilian policy in regards to oral health over the past 10 years
In advance of the screening of Jamie’s Sugar Rush, the BDHF have welcomed the awareness being raised on the issue
That is the view of the BDA in light of Tesco’s recent decision to cease the sale of Capri Sun and Ribena in its stores