News

15th January 2020

An update on our stakeholder work

The ADH currently works with a number of stakeholders and has representatives on the appropriate committees of these stakeholders.  Likewise these stakeholders send representatives to the ADH Meetings details of the stakeholders and representatives are as below:   British Dental Association Central Committee for Hospital Dental Services Chair – Peter Dyers,  ADH Representative – KevinRead More

15th January 2020

Advancing Dental Care

HEE’s Advancing Dental Care (ADC) Education & Training Review was commissioned in 2017 to develop a dental education and training infrastructure that supplies a dental workforce with the skills to respond to the changing oral health needs of patients and services. There are three Objectives Collate a robust evidence-base on the population’s oral health needsRead More

21st November 2019

Dental organisations unite to stop antimicrobial resistance

The Association of Dental Hospitals has joined forces with other national dental organisations to back World Antibiotic Awareness Week, uniting the profession in support of the careful use of antibiotics. We have joined with the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK, the Association of Clinical Oral Microbiologists, the British Association of Oral Surgeons and the dentalRead More

27th June 2019

NHS Improvement clarify that a wrong site dental local anaesthetic block is not a Never Event

On the 28 May 2019, NHS Improvement published a clarification on their website regarding wrong site dental local anaesthetic blocks and Never Event reporting in England. The clarification confirms that wrong site injection of local anaesthetic for dental procedures should not be reported as a Never Event as the systemic barriers are not strong enoughRead More

12th June 2019

Press release: New Chair announced for the Association of Dental Hospitals

The Association of Dental Hospitals, which represents the voices of dental hospitals across the UK and Ireland, has elected Professor Tilly Loescher as its new Chair. Professor Loescher is Clinical Director at the Charles Clifford Dental Hospital in Sheffield. On her new role, Professor Loescher said, “I am excited to be taking up the roleRead More