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 has 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

Mouth Care Matters Collaborates with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

Mouth Care Matters (MCM) is delighted to announce its new collaboration with Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children (GOSH).   Great Ormond Street is an international leader in the delivery of excellence in healthcare for children.  As a very busy hospital with many of its referrals from overseas, GOSH treats many children. The MCM Programme, focusing on … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Comes To Croydon

MCM Commences Training for the National Roll-Out at Croydon University Hospital – 27th and 28th February 2017. Despite the cold and snow, eight enthusiastic staff from Croydon University Hospital attended their two-day training session for Mouth Care Matters. The staff consisted of Practice Educators, Nurses, Health Care Assistants and a Speech and Language Therapist.  The … Read more

Mouth Care Matters – Working to improve the oral health of people with Neuro-disability.

Mouth Care Matters working in partnership with the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability. Mouth Care Matters is delighted to be working with the Royal Hospital of Neuro-disability (RHN) to develop an oral health training programme supporting staff, carers and patients to maintain good oral health. The RHN is a specialist residential neuro-disability hospital in South London … Read more

Mouth Care Matters in an Acute Setting: “Dentist on the Wards – A Dental Core Trainee Perspective”

A reflection by Rachael Otukoya, a Dental Core Trainee in Special Care Dentistry at Surrey & Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust. Working in East Surrey Hospital as a dental core trainee has given me a unique insight into seeing patients on the wards. Patients, of different ages, genders and reasons for being admitted into hospital-either due … Read more

Mouth Care Matters Announces Exciting Video Tutorial on How to Brush Your Teeth

Mouth Care Matters is delighted to offer this new informative video on the proper way for tooth brushing. This clear and instructive resource illustrates the appropriate way to brush your teeth.  It also instructs the proper way to care for and brush another individual’s teeth.  This is a valuable resource especially to those who must … Read more