Home For Candidates Perm Work Temp Work Our Temps Submit your CV For Clients Temps, Locums & Permanent Staff Temporary / Locum A dental corporate is flying one of its dentists to Durban in a bid to assess the dental hygiene situation at two Roles schools and an orphanage. Permanent Roles Genix Healthcare then plans to provide the necessary tools to enable them to begin a long-term dental care Online Booking Form programme. Who We Are Last week, Genix Healthcare dentist Roberto Gil Marques De Suza joined Lionsraw on its latest mission to Live Vacancies Africa. Industry Insights He joined a team of six people on an intensive four -day programme visiting two schools of 200 and 1,100 Contact Us children with an official Zulu chief opening. With only an hour’s He will also visit a new orphanage built by Lionsraw and assess the oral care needs of 20 orphans. notice During the trip Roberto intends to formulate a plan of what is needed to facilitate a long-term care programme I have known and and provide items such as toothbrushes, holders and toothpaste for each child. worked with the team at Jon Burns, founder of Lionsraw, said: ‘This support from Genix Healthcare is truly fantastic and an essential Fillingz for many years. building block in our mission to support a healthy and sustainable community. These children have no They have always been understanding about oral hygiene whatsoever and have never even seen a toothbrush. very ... ‘This incredible generosity from Genix Healthcare will start to address vital problems with gum disease in View More Testimonials many children who are still growing teeth. Life threatening disease in these areas is very common and so the Follow Us provision of simple items such as individual holders will help to minimise infection.’ Sian Nelson-Jones, clinical director at Genix Healthcare said: ‘Genix Healthcare is very committed to support Facebook the fantastic efforts of Lionsraw. It is extremely humbling to learn what these children have to endure, just to Twitter have basic schooling and even running water. Genix has a long standing commitment to support education through football so when we were approached by Lionsraw it was a very appropriate extension to our existing corporate social responsibility agenda. We look forward to learning about Roberto’s trip and how we can formulate a successful support plan for the long term.’ For futher info please see here and here First Dental Nurses Graduate – University of Hull Industry Insights Dentist helps South Africa with oral health plan
February has been a great month for dental nurses with Yorkshire leading the way. A student at the University of Hull student is the first in the Yorkshire region to graduate with a new foundation degree for qualified dental nurses. The university is only the second in the country to offer the qualification. Avril Ware, 24, is the first student in the region to attain the Foundation Degree in Post-qualifying Dental Nursing Practice. She graduated as part of the university’s winter degree ceremonies in January. The qualification is of national significance as the professional profile and role of dental nursing increases. With the recent introduction of professional registration with the General Dental Council, dental nurses are required to maintain their continuing professional development. The foundation degree offers qualified dental nurses the chance to extend and enhance their skills in a range of disciplines. Avril has successfully juggled her studies with her work as a practice manager for ADP Dental in Longhill, east Hull. She said: ‘Dental nursing is becoming much more respected as a career and qualifications like this really do help raise the profile. ‘I am now applying to dental school and places are really competitive – this foundation degree will help me stand out from the other applicants. Dental Nurse eats 4000 sponges!
This morning we read this article about a dental nurse who has a very bizarre eating habit. Instead of eating lots of crisps, chocolate or fruit, Kerry from Cornwall enjoys eating sponges and different flavoured soaps! So whilst she is in the shower, instead of singing songs and thinking about the days tasks, she can be found eating her shower gel and sponge! Lets hope she doesnt eat anything in surgery! Read more here Dental Nurse eats 4000 sponges! New Dental Corporate to break the mould? Dental business guru, Chris Barrow, and corporate owner, Dr Al Kwong Hing, are launching a new dental business corporate in March. The launch of BKH Healthcare takes place at The Dentistry Show 2012 on Friday 2 March. Chris Barrow has been a consultant to the dental profession for 16 years. In the last 10 years, he has worked as a director at Integrated Dental Holdings and as a non-executive director of several other corporate companies. To read more please click here Dental Disasters!! Behind the Scenes
We were sent this today and thought we would share it with you! YIKES!! Imagine if dentists were getting so out of hand….perhaps we are lucky after all!! Dental Disasters! For all our latest jobs please see our LATEST VACANCIES Tooth Sold!
Well, it happened at the end of last year in November 2011, but a tooth has sold for £19,500 at auction. Thats right a single tooth!….So who did it belong to? And who bought it?? A Canadian dentist has bought one of John Lennon‘s teeth for £19,500 at an auction in Stockport. Alberta-based Michael Zuk bid by phone to secure the molar given by the former Beatle to his house keeper Dot Jarlett, who worked for him in the 1960s. Source: BBC Website – Johns Lennon’s Tooth Bought By Canadian Dentist £28million cash injection into the NHS
Andrew Lansley has announced extra cash for dentistry in a major Government drive to increase the number of people able to access an NHS dentist. According to the Department of Health, 820,000 more people have already been given access to an NHS dentist since May 2010. Today [February 1 2012] £28 million of funding has been announced, which will bring the number of extra people now able to access an NHS dentist to one million. Southern Dental, one of the largest corporates in the UK also confirm that they are taking NHS patients across ALL of their practices in a move to help oral care. For more information please click here Take Me Out – Chelsea representing Dental Nurses!
Take Me Out is back! The provocative, cheeky and electrifyingly funny dating show – where it really is first impressions that count – returns with even more fun in the sun as the potential love birds jet off to the ‘Island of Love’. Matchmaker Paddy McGuinness is back to fix up a host of sexy single ladies from across the UK in the hope of finding a match made in heaven. Each week, four brave bachelor boys will have to impress Paddy’s flirty thirty to try and bag themselves a date. But if the girls don’t like what they see then the boys face a black out and a trip back home alone. This year, Chelsea is representing Dental Nurses, she is from London and works as a permanent dental nurse. She is doing a great job in the show – noone has taken her fancy just yet. Tune in to ITV1 on Saturday nights to see her. We wish her the best of luck. Simplyhealth acquires Denplan
Denplan, as the UK’s largest provider of dental payment plans and dental employee benefits, is pleased to announce an exciting change of ownership, by becoming part of Simplyhealth. Having been part of the global AXA group for 12 years it has been announced recently that Denplan will be leaving AXA and becoming part of Simplyhealth. Simplyhealth is committed to Denplan’s brand and strategy of providing a full range of added value services and support to dentists, practice teams, patients, brokers, businesses and independent schools. Simplyhealth Group Limited (“Simplyhealth”) has announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Denplan Limited and its associated insurance activities (“Denplan”), a subsidiary of AXA UK Plc (“AXA”), for a total consideration of £115m on a cash free debt free basis, payable in cash on completion. Denplan is the UK’s leading Dental Plan provider, serving over 1.8 million patients. For the year ended 31 December 2011,
Denplan is expected to report pre tax profits of £14.1m on overall revenue of £55.5m. Read more info here; Simplyhealth Acquisition and IFA online Simplyhealth Page 2 of 2
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