Mini Mouth Care Matters Launches Resources!

Mini Mouth Care Matters (Mini MCM) is delighted to announce resources are now available to download. The Mini Mouth Care Matters team have been working hard to create fantastic resources, these will allow trusts to use when implementing change towards improving mouth care for their patients. Resources include: Recording and Assessment Forms Mini MCM Mascot … Read moreMini Mouth Care Matters Launches Resources!

Health Education England (HEE) and LaSE Pharmacy Teams Launch Further Dental Factsheets

Dental Factsheets helping to Bridge the gap between Dental and Pharmacy. Did you know that dental issues are one of the most common symptom groups for callers to NHS 111, particularly at weekends. Many patients visiting emergency departments could be managed by other services including community pharmacies.The HEE Dental and Pharmacy teams across London and … Read moreHealth Education England (HEE) and LaSE Pharmacy Teams Launch Further Dental Factsheets

Betty’s Story: A Reflection on the Importance of Oral Health

Mouth Care Matters (MCM) introduces an insightful account on patient care. This video highlights the importance of implementing programmes like MCM to improve an individual’s overall health and wellbeing. Betty is like a lot of patients admitted to hospital across the country; very proud of her teeth and mouth. Following an unplanned admission, Betty’s oral … Read moreBetty’s Story: A Reflection on the Importance of Oral Health

Video Resource: Oral Health and General Health

To celebrate #dentistry24 we have released a new video resource.   This video shows the links between oral health and general health and is aimed at health care professionals and carers whose roles involve supporting people with mouth care.  The resource shows how poor oral health can lead to a number of health conditions and why … Read moreVideo Resource: Oral Health and General Health

Mouth Care Matters Networking Event – 9th July 2019

Mouth Care Matters Announces Networking Day in London. Mouth Care Matters (MCM) has been successfully piloted across Kent, Surrey and Sussex; and has further engaged with over sixty Trusts in England focusing on improving oral health. We are now delighted to invite participating MCM Trusts for a Mouth Care Matters Networking Day at Stewart House … Read moreMouth Care Matters Networking Event – 9th July 2019

Heath Education England and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children commence training of paediatric branch of Mouth Care Matters

Mini Mouth Care Matters Launches London Training. This spring, Mini Mouth Care Matters (Mini MCM) delivered London training dates and the events quickly filled with attendees from all throughout England to be part of this exciting new branch of Mouth Care Matters. Mini MCM Clinical Lead, Oosh Devalia surprised all with an early arrival – … Read moreHeath Education England and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children commence training of paediatric branch of Mouth Care Matters

Parliamentary debate and Mouth Care Matters

House of Commons highlight Mouth Care Matters as example of good practice. Earlier this month, MP for Bedfordshire Andrew Selous held an adjournment debate on the oral health of older people.  This was to raise awareness for appropriate dental services for older frail adults and ensure staff/carers in social care have oral health training.  Mr … Read moreParliamentary debate and Mouth Care Matters

Latest News: Mouth Care Matters Continuing Outreach

Mouth Care Matters’ team work together to raise awareness. Clinical Lead, Mili Doshi was thrilled to present at the physician associate Kent, Surrey and Sussex annual continuing profession development day.  The day included physician associates who work in a wide range of settings across hospital and GP practices and encounter people with oral problems on … Read moreLatest News: Mouth Care Matters Continuing Outreach

“Taking part in Mouth Care Matters has been quite a journey for Croydon University Hospital” – Spotlight on MCM at Croydon University Hospital

Susan Utley, a speech and language therapist and Mouth Care Matters’ Lead at Croydon University Hospitals reflects on rolling out Mouth Care Matters.   We started out with a small handful of nurses, HCAs and practise educations and myself trekking out in the snow to our training at East Surrey Hospital last winter.  The trainers … Read more“Taking part in Mouth Care Matters has been quite a journey for Croydon University Hospital” – Spotlight on MCM at Croydon University Hospital