Main refurbishment hopes to extend NHS affected person numbers by greater than 25%
WORK to broaden and refurbish a Glaswegian dental clinic has began with a purpose to meet the rising demand in NHS providers.
Sector chief Scottish Dental Care, has invested round £400,000 into the refurbishment of Cardonald Dental Clinic, which incorporates three new surgical procedures and an expanded footprint.
The apply can also be bringing onboard two new dentists, growing the overall employees depend to 10. This may allow the clinic to welcome as much as 2,000 NHS sufferers – including to its energetic register of 5,500.
Established within the early nineties, Cardonald Dental Clinic turned a part of the rising family-led dental group, Scottish Dental Care, in 2017.
Lead Clinician, Neil Scott, has welcomed the funding, and hopes the apply will have the ability to assist extra households in and round Glasgow.
Neil mentioned: “Cardonald Dental Clinic has been a cornerstone in its neighborhood for greater than 25 years, our group values the relationships they’ve with their sufferers and continuously making an attempt their finest to service these in want of dental care.
“Increasing the clinic and hiring new dentists means we are going to enhance our means to deal with extra sufferers and supply a greater customary of care.”
The clinic will function a brand new employees room and clinic frontage, enhancements to present surgical procedures and a brand new heating system – the apply will even be fitted with a brand new roof.
Tasked with the refurbishments is Glasgow architects, NVDC and contractor, Work together Interiors, with native duo anticipated to finish the works by the tip of September.
Richard Welsh, Managing Director at Work together Interiors mentioned: “That is an thrilling undertaking that’s permitting us to attach with the neighborhood whereas contributing to the native economic system. Scottish Dental Care, very like their clinics, perceive the significance of integrating native companies into initiatives like these.
“We’re wanting ahead to finishing the refurb and seeing the tip outcomes.”
The enlargement of the Cardonald department is a part of Scottish Dental Care’s dedication to offering high-quality dental care to sufferers throughout Scotland.
Lynn Hood, Chief Government of Scottish Dental Care, mentioned: “Retaining dentistry native and investing in neighborhood clinics like Cardonald is vital to us, and types a key a part of our progress technique. We’re dedicated to making sure our sufferers have entry to high-quality dental care.”
The clinic gives a bespoke centre for the supply of all facets of NHS dentistry to the individuals of Cardonald, Crookston and Mosspark, in addition to a full vary of personal remedies, and features a devoted dental implant clinic providing all facets of dental implantology.
Scottish Dental Care operates 20 practices in Scotland consisting of 80 dentists, using greater than 200 group members, and serving round 200,000 sufferers.
Owned by brothers and founders Philip and Christopher Friel. Philip, a famend dentist and the group’s director of dentistry, units the strategic scientific issues, whereas Christopher oversees the enlargement technique and group authorized providers in his function as mergers and acquisitions director.
To seek out out extra about Scottish Dental Care, go to: www.scottishdentalcare.co.uk and www.advanceddentistryscotland.com