Dental hospital funds boost

TAYSIDE NHS Board Endowment Fund Board of Trustees has agreed funding of £150,000 for a refurbishment programme at Dundee Dental Hospital.

NHS Tayside, together with the University of Dundee, has a long-established record in training undergraduate and postgraduate dentists, dental therapists and dental nurses. The hospital currently provides facilities for training approximately 350 dental students, 30 dental therapy/hygiene students and 10 dental nurses per year.

Dundee Dental Hospital records around 60,000 patient visits each year.

An increase of postgraduates from 15 to 60 and this will further contribute to the provision of treatment of patients.