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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

22nd June 2017

Press release: Dental hospitals enter a new phase of cooperation

Dental hospitals across the UK and Ireland have reorganised into the Association of Dental Hospitals, which works to provide a voice for dental hospitals. It is made of eighteen dental hospitals or academic clinical facilities, all of which deliver the mixture of clinical service, teaching and research that is fundamental to the future of dentalRead More

25th May 2017

Association of Dental Hospitals launches new website

The Association of Dental Hospitals has today launched its new website. The association works to be the voice of dental hospitals across the UK and Ireland. Find out more about the organisation in the About us section. Dental Hospitals deliver the mixture of clinical service, teaching and research that is essential to the future ofRead More