Navigation Links
Dentists Not Lured By Golden Hello Scheme In The UK,,,,

The "Golden Hello" grants that were designed to nlure health practioners to distant areas where there is a shortage of NHS personnel has failed for the dental segment in the Scottish area of Lothians, it was reported. //The scheme has allocated a £10,000 grant per dentist to enable them to move to areas where there is a sever shortage of dentists and surgeries. It has emerged not that only about five dentists have shifted to Lothians meaning that an additional 7,500 patients will be able to register with a NHS dentist. However, many critics of this scheme say that it has failed miserably in getting dentists to relocate to areas where their services are most needed. "The golden hello is payable directly to a new dentist over a two-year period when they join an NHS dental practice in Scotland for the first time. This means a dentist usually qualifies for the grant when someone has retired or relocated," said Colwyn Jones, consultant in dental public health at NHS Lothian. The total number of dentists who have received the grants so far number just 36. The British Dental council felt that Golden Hello's did not do much to solve the dental crisis that has enveloped the NHS in the UK, “Golden hellos do not alleviate the problems in areas that suffer worst because they don't encourage new dentists into an area. The majority of the dentists who benefit from it will be joining a practice in which someone has retired. They are not setting up new practices," a BDC spokeswoman was quoted as saying. In the past few months, the shortage of dentists has been acutely felt by the NHS in the UK.

Although several schemes have been introduced, there has been minimal progress towards solving the problem. The Golden Hello scheme was meant to offer cash incentives to health workers to shift to areas where their services are acutely needed. This does not appear to be working especially where dentistry is concerned
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Dentists Recommend Kids Use Mouthguard To Protect Them When Doing Sports
2. Acute Shortage Of Dentists in UK: Oral Care for Elders To Suffer A Setback
3. Move To Recruit Polish Dentists Questioned In Scotland
4. Community Dentists To Receive 10 Percent Salary Boost
5. New Government Contract Forces Dentists To Quit The NHS
6. One in Ten NHS Dentists Refused To Sign the New Contract
7. Almost 30 Percent Dentists Refuse To Sign NHS Contracts
8. Scottish Dentists Serve the Homeless
9. NHS Makes A Strategic Move For The Dentists From Leaving Its Services
10. NHS Dentists Shortage worsens over New Contracts
11. Sops For Remote Area Dentists
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/7/2016)... ... February 07, 2016 , ... HealthSmart Holdings, ... and organizations with the tools and information to lower the costs, and increase ... the cost of providing employee healthcare benefits by as much as 22%:, + ...
(Date:2/7/2016)... Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) , ... February 07, 2016 ... ... & Neck and Facial Plastics, has added Kybella® to his medical and surgical ... is a newly approved FDA injectable medication used as a non-surgical alternative for ...
(Date:2/6/2016)... , ... February 06, 2016 ... ... 303-368-6225 , MEDIA ADVISORY: 5000 PERIOPERATIVE NURSES EXPECTED AT AORN SURGICAL CONFERENCE ... perioperative nurses in the world with an estimated 5000 perioperative nurses in ...
(Date:2/6/2016)... ... February 06, 2016 , ... US Sports Camps is ... (YUCC) . This event brings together top non-profit leaders, ultimate organizations, and coaches from ... Ultimate”. Valerio Iani, Bay Area Disc Program Director of Youth and Education, describes this ...
(Date:2/6/2016)... Viejo, CA (PRWEB) , ... February 06, 2016 , ... ... quickly and easily add warm color grades to their footage. A LUT is a ... every pixel's color to the corresponding color indicated by the table. By manipulating each ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/5/2016)... , Feb. 5, 2016  Patients in Alabama ... focused ultrasound (HIFU) therapy no longer have to travel out ... its partnership with Urology Centers of Alabama to ... FDA-cleared procedure for qualifying patients. Alabama ... in the treatment of prostate cancer using many different modalities. ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... 5, 2016 Aethlon Medical, Inc. (Nasdaq: AEMD ... CEO, will be presenting at Source Capital Group,s 2016 Disruptive ... at 2:15 p.m. ET on Wednesday, February 10, ... discussion taking place at 3:15 p.m. ET. http://www.aethlonmedical.com ... hour after the conclusion of the live event. The panel ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... 5, 2016 Dehaier Medical Systems Ltd. ... "Company"), which develops, markets and sells medical devices ... China and international markets, today announced ... to concentrate the Company,s resources to develop its ... and to focus more on its major businesses. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: