Nursing Times releases article – “Selecting the Right Tools for Mouth Care Delivery in Hospitals”

Nursing Times releases an article addressing suitable products for the delivery of effective oral care in acute settings. Providing effective oral care in hospitals settings requires staff to have access to training and appropriate mouth care products.  This article by Mili Doshi and Rachael Otukoya discusses the products that should be available in hospital settings … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Provides Oral Health Training for General Medical Practitioners

In October 2018, the Mouth Care Matters’ team provided training for trainee general medical practitioners at Surrey and Sussex Health Care Trust. Mouth Care Matters (MCM) continues to focus on delivering relevant oral health training for all health care staff, including doctors. Many of the Trusts that have implemented the MCM initiative have introduced oral … Read more

Mini Mouth Care Matters launches at the BSPD 2018 Conference

The annual conference for paediatric dentists was themed around innovation, design and discovery; a perfect time to announce the Mini MCM intitative. Consultant paediatric dentist Urshla Devalia, our Clinical Lead for Mini MCM, gave an overview of our project highlighting training for medics, nurses and allied healthcare professionals on the importance of good oral hygiene for paediatric in-patients. The training will … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Finalises Next Phase of Training – “A Mouth Care Matters Lead’s Perspective”

A reflection by Samantha King, an MCM National Lead on the completion of Training for 30 U.K. Trusts. As I look over my outlook folders and move the “booked training” into the “completed training” folder I get an overwhelming feeling of relief but also sadness. Thinking back to December when Almas Ataie (the other MCM … Read more

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust welcomed Mouth Care Matters for training this May

Mr Martin Ashley, a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry reflects on the success of their MCM Training.   For our MCM Training, the turnout was well supported with 41 colleagues from most of our hospital group attending. The varied group consisted of nurses, health care assistants, speech and language therapists.  In addition, … Read more

Mili Doshi awarded an MBE

We are so proud that our Clinical Lead, Mili Doshi has been awarded an MBE for her outstanding service.   Mili’s commitment and focus have driven the message of Mouth Care Matters since its inception.   A special care dentist at Surrey and Sussex NHS Trust (SASH) and Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability, Mili began with MCM and … Read more

Mouth Care Matters – Working with local dentists to improve the oral health of care home residents

For the past three years, newly qualified dentists in Kent, Surrey, and Sussex (KSS) have been involved in a Mouth Care Matters project aiming to improve the oral health of residents in care homes. Each year, cohorts of newly qualified dentists visit a selection of care homes to provide free in-house mouth care training sessions … Read more