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A race to help save lives

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To help raise funds for the Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme, DPAS Practice Consultant Louise Bone, is running in the Glasgow 10K Race this October.

Sponsored by practice-branded dental plan provider, DPAS, the Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme is the Mouth Cancer Foundation’s new life-saving initiative which accredits dental practices that routinely screen for oral cancer using their ‘2 Minutes to Save a Life’ screening protocol and meet other specific criteria.

The Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme also aims to improve outcomes for head and neck cancer sufferers in accordance with the BDA’s occasional paper for the early detection and prevention of oral cancer and NICE guidelines. In addition, it embraces recent CQC, Information Governance and Clinical Governance requirements, as well as responding to the GDC’s recommendation for continuous professional development for the management of oral cancer.

Explaining her reasons for taking part in the race, Louise said, “As a previous Specialist Dental Nurse in the Regional Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at St John's Hospital, I worked very closely with patients who had head and neck cancer, so I have seen first hand the devastating impact that mouth cancer can have. This was one of the most rewarding jobs I've ever had, in fact I’m still in contact with some of my previous patients, so I am delighted to do anything I can to help this worthwhile charity bring greater awareness of the need for early detection of mouth cancer.”

Louise has never run a 10K race before, but is hoping to complete the course in less than 60 minutes. She is training hard and taking some time away from her main hobby of horse riding in order to take up this challenge.

To sponsor Louise and help save lives, please visit http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/LouiseBoneDPAS2MinutestoSaveaLife

The Mouth Cancer Screening Accreditation Scheme is open to any dentist registered with the GDC or any dental practice whose clinicians are registered with the GDC For more information please contact the Mouth Cancer Foundation via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +44 (0) 1924 950 950 for more information.

 

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JUL
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Our birthday, your present!

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At Horton Consulting, we’re celebrating our 5th birthday! It’s been a magnificent five years in which we’ve met and worked with a wide range of lovely people, and this year we want to give something back.

To celebrate our 5th Anniversary, we’re offering our full consultant programme to a practice owner/s that need our help the most, absolutely FREE of charge*. On the 13th August 2013, the lucky winner will benefit from our full suite of services including business development, team training and marketing, as the Horton Consulting team visit your practice for the day to lend a helping hand.

If you’re available on 13th August and fancy winning this fantastic opportunity, simply tell us in no more than 50 words “why you would like our help?” Enter today by visiting www.horton-consulting.com/win. Good luck!

Twitter: @hortonconsult
Facebook: /hortonconsulting

*Terms & Conditions Apply. 

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JUL
09
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Export Achievement Award win

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Dentisan’s parent company Quadralene, has been recognised for their recent significant increase in international sales, winning the Medilink East Midlands Export Achievement Award.

The increase has been driven largely by Quadralene’s expansion in healthcare markets and their products are now sold in 41 countries worldwide. In 2012, overseas sales increased by 70% and are forecast to rise by a further 50% this year.

Managing Director of Dentisan, Andy Corley, said,  “I am thrilled to receive this award on behalf of a terrific team that works hard each day to build our growing reputation as a leader in the field of infection control. Their tireless effort on behalf of our international clients is what makes the difference. This award is proof that their work is recognised not only in the UK market but also on a global stage.” 

Medilink is an organisation that celebrates the latest technologies, outstanding business achievement and international success across the UK Life Sciences sector and this is not the first Medilink award-win for the company. Two years ago, Dentisan received an “Outstanding Achievement” award for their collaborative work with University of Nottingham School of Biosciences in developing Bioclear, a biofilm remover for Dental Unit Water Lines. The company now goes forward to Medilink’s National Finals, held at the end of the year.

For more details of Dentisan’s full range of infection control products visit www.dentisan.co.uk

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JUN
14
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Dentist to take on 18 month 18 Event Charity Challenge

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A 36-year old Dentist from Cirencester is taking on a marathon fundraising challenge to raise much-needed funds for Breast Cancer Care and support people affected by breast cancer.

His goal? To raise £18,000 by competing in 18 challenging sporting events over 18 months (with a target of raising £1000 per event).

When asked what is driving Dr Ross Cutts of Cirencester Dental Practice, to take on such a herculean challenge he said:

Breast cancer is a scourge of the modern day with many families tragically affected by it. My family and friends seems to have been surrounded by it of late - some with tragic consequences. I have spent all of my working life talking to patients and have often listened to stories of inspiration that humbled me, but I have never felt compelled to act upon it. Until now!”

With his first two challenges - the 60 mile Blenheim Cycle Ribbonride and a 100k Nightrider Cycle - already under his belt he is now setting his sights on the next two - the British 10k London Run in July and the Cotswold Triathlon in September.

Ross is also one of the thirty bike riders taking part in the Straumann Charity Bike Ride 2013 taking place on 19th-24th September 2013, starting at the Straumann headquarters in Basel, Switzerland and finishing at the Head Office of Straumann UK in Crawley, West Sussex - a mere 600 miles in six days! 

For more information or to give a donation visit

http://www.justgiving.com/teams/DrRossCuttsCharityChallenge

You can also follow Ross’ blog on http://drrosscutts.blogspot.co.uk/

The Straumann Charity Bike Ride is also aiming to raise £30,000 for Bridge2Aid and CLAPA. Donations can be made online via http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiserweb/fundraiser/showFundraiserProfilePage.action?userUrl=Straumann&isTeam=true

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Dentisan’s parent company named as Medilink Regional Finalist

 

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Dentisan is delighted to announce the shortlisting of its parent company Quadralene, as one of the finalists nominated for the Medilink East Midlands Export Achievement award. The nomination comes on the back of a significant increase in international sales for the company, with products now sold in 41 countries worldwide. In 2012 overseas sales increased by 70% and are forecast to rise by a further 50% this year, with all of this growth being generated by work in the healthcare sector.

This is not the first time Dentisan has been associated with the Medilink awards – 2 years ago they received the top award for “Outstanding Achievement” for their collaborative work with University of Nottingham School of Biosciences in developing Bioclear, a biofilm remover for Dental Unit Water Lines.

Medilink is a networking organisation for the healthcare and bioscience sector with more than 3,400 contacts in over 600 organisations representing all aspects of the sector, including private and public institutions. Its UK awards ceremony is an annual event that celebrates the latest technologies, outstanding business achievements and international success across the UK Life Sciences sector. This year’s event takes place on June 13th and Managing Director of Dentisan Andy Corley is pleased to be once again playing a leading role.

“This nomination provides further external validation of the hard work and foresight of our whole team and the quality of our products. In just 5 years we have established Dentisan as a leading competitor in the UK dental infection control market and we are delighted to be successfully taking our message of innovation, education and compliance to international markets throughout the world.”

For more details of Dentisan’s full range of infection control products visit www.dentisan.co.uk

Twitter: @DentisanLtd

Facebook: Dentisan Ltd

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