Mouth Care Matters Launches Next Phase of National Roll-Out

Mouth Care Matters continues to expand nationally following successful training to over 40 Trusts across England. Mouth Care Matters (MCM) empowers staff through training and education to help identify patients that need help with mouth care and ensure that it is delivered.   The feedback from participating Trusts has been very enthusiastic.  MCM continues to receive … Read moreMouth Care Matters Launches Next Phase of National Roll-Out

Mini Mouth Care Matters Rolls Out Free Training

New training aimed at children’s oral health is being rolled out by Heath Education England and Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. Mini Mouth Care Matters (Mini MCM) are rolling out training over the next few months. The training will equip individuals with the skills and knowledge to enable them to implement this programme within … Read moreMini Mouth Care Matters Rolls Out Free Training

The Team at Mouth Care Matters Wishing all Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year

MCM thanks all for the hard work and support with Mouth Care Matters. As the end of the year draws near, the Team at Mouth Care Matters wanted to thank you for your hard work and support.  This has been a fantastic year and we are looking forward to a prosperous 2019! We look forward … Read moreThe Team at Mouth Care Matters Wishing all Happy Holidays and a Prosperous New Year

Mouth Care Matters and Public Health England North West

Teams come together to deliver the message on the importance of good oral health. Public Health England North West (PHE North West) are developing a local programme to address the issue of poor oral health. The first phase of the programme focuses on care homes.  The MCM team were invited to attend to share their experience … Read moreMouth Care Matters and Public Health England North West

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

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 moreMouth Care Matters Provides Oral Health Training for General Medical Practitioners

Mouth Care Matters Across England

Mouth Care Matters (MCM) Completes Training for National Roll-Out. MCM having been successfully piloted and rolled out last year across 13 Trusts in Kent, Surrey and Sussex now proudly announces training completed to over 30 Trusts in England.    Further pilots in mental health and paediatrics are also beginning.  This is happening in Royal Hospital for … Read moreMouth Care Matters Across England

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 moreMini Mouth Care Matters launches at the BSPD 2018 Conference

New Training Animation on “How to Care for a Dry Mouth” available

Mouth Care Matters (MCM) has developed a new training animation on how to provide care for a dry mouth. Dry Mouth is a common symptom in hospitals caused by many factors.  This can greatly affect a patient’s comfort and quality of life.  Having a dry mouth is not merely uncomfortable but can affect the ability … Read moreNew Training Animation on “How to Care for a Dry Mouth” available