as Highbridge dental practice withdraws its services in town
dental practice in Highbridge is withdrawing its service due to
"difficulties in recruiting dentists and ongoing running costs."
based in Market Street, has sent letters to its patients this week
explaining the reason for the shock move.
dental practice will no longer be providing dental services with
effrect from September 30th and will cease providing NHS services."
reason for this decision is a result of difficulties experienced
in recruiting dentists and ongoing running costs, which have prevented
the practice from operating sustainably."
decision has not been taken lightly and we are very sorry we are
no longer able to provide dental services at this practice."
is anticipanted that all open courses of treatment will be completed
or appropriately refferred by September 30th and we will be contacting
you shortly to arrange appointments."
are other dental pratices in Burnham-On-Sea and Berrow, but the
removal of the Highbridge service will put a strain on local availability
amid growing numbers of patients.
dental concerns should be directed to the NHS Dental Helpline on
111 or the Somerset Dental Helpline on 0300 123 7691.