Press Release: February 08, 2010
The practices were set up as a joint development between Integrated Dental Holdings (IDH), specialists in dental recruitment, and the NHS.
The two practices, based in Freshwater and Ryde, originally opened in September 2009 and sees 3 practitioners based at Cross Street Dental Practice, Ryde, with 2 based at Whitecross Dental Care, Freshwater.
Senior Commissioning Manager for the island's NHS Primary Care, Caroline Morris said:
"I am delighted that we are making a significant difference to the health of Island residents. Over the past four years we have invested more than four million pounds in dental services for people on the Isle of Wight, which has almost doubled the level of NHS dental provision on the Island."
Richard Crook, Head Of Integration at IDH, added:
"Whitecroft Dental Care, on behalf of Integrated Dental Holdings Ltd are delighted to have worked with the Primary Care Trust to develop and deliver the two NHS dental facilities in Freshwater and Ryde."
"We are proud of the staff and clinicians working in the two facilities and look forward to delivering good quality NHS dental care to the local people in Ryde and Freshwater."