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Published on September 6, 2016

People who visit GPs for toothache cost NHS £26million

People who visit GPs for toothache cost NHS £26million

It has been revealed around 600,000 GP appointments per year are being taken up by patients who are experiencing toothache and other dental issues. This trend not only potentially costs the NHS £26m in wasted appointments, but also lengthens waiting times for patients who would genuinely benefit from seeing a GP. But what is driving […]

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Published on June 28, 2016

NHS changes impact on marketing strategy

NHS changes impact on marketing strategy

As a healthcare marketing agency naturally it is important that we keep abreast of changes in the [often very dynamic] healthcare environment. This is why two members of the StockdaleMartin team  – Anca and Yana – attended a conference on multichannel marketing to NHS professionals earlier this month. Here, we can reveal some of the […]

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Published on May 31, 2012

Is Dentistry being bashed again?

As I’m certain many of you would’ve read this week, national newspapers are claiming dentists are ‘forcing’ 500,000 patients to pay privately for treatment, in light of the recently published OFT report.  The report suggests patients ‘may be provided with inaccurate information’ regarding their dental treatments and as a result they are paying more for […]

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Published on February 21, 2012

Our top tips for Dental Marketing

Ever wondered what the best way is to communicate with the public on oral health issues? How to approach dental professionals? Or create lasting client relationships? We have the answers right here! We’ve been busy devising a list of top dental marketing tips from our lovely owners, Ed and Tracy, who really know their stuff. […]

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Published on February 2, 2012

NHS dentistry cash boost to increase access, but is this the answer to a nation of healthy teeth?

Yesterday, Andrew Lansley, UK Health Secretary announced a proposed £28 million boost to increase access to NHS dentists. The money will be spent on expanding local services such as more available appointments and care for people who cannot travel to a dentist. This move supports the Government’s drive to improve oral health in the UK, […]

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