A team of Bupa dentists and dental nurses from 8 different dental clinics across the UK went to Thessaloniki, Greece to provide free, emergency treatment to those in the refugee camp, as part of the Dentaid volunteer programme.
For refugees fleeing war, persecution, poverty or violence, oral health may be the last thing on their mind. But without access to regular oral health check-ups, many refugees have developed complex dental problems since leaving their homes, including agonising tooth aches and rotting teeth. Working alongside local dentists, the 12 Bupa dental volunteers operated from pop-up clinics in schools, cafes and community centres to triage, treat and provide aftercare for the refugees, many of...
As a result of significant increases in life expectancy, an additional 71,000 care home places will be needed for older adults spend with substantial care needs, according to a study published in The Lancet.
'Lack of transparency'
Debbie Kennedy, Group Head of Protection Proposition Strategy has resigned from Royal London.
Remain in senior management team