ADG calls for new dental school places to form part of NHS Workforce Plan

Neil Carmichael, Chair of the Association of Dental Groups (ADG) has responded to The Times newspaper report “NHS want to double medical school places”  with a call for new dental school places in the East of England where access to NHS dentistry is at crisis point to form part of the NHS Workforce Plan. The […]

ADG launches Scotland branch to engage in Scottish NHS dentistry reform

  The ADG launched the first roundtable meeting of its new Scotland branch on Thursday 16th February in Edinburgh. Attendees included representatives from ADG members Clyde Munro, BUPA Dentalcare, my dentist and Portman together with prospective new members.  The meeting discussed and agreed the ADG’s “Six to Fix” policy proposals to narrow oral health inequalities […]

ADG issues 2023 Brexit warning for NHS dentistry

The ADG has issued a “Brexit warning” for dentistry in 2023 following the publication of “Health and Brexit” by the Nuffield Trust[1] which found the number of EU trained dentists registering in the UK has halved since the referendum and “has never recovered”. The report states that before the EU referendum consistently well over 500 dentists […]