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statement of purpose


Health and Social Care Act 2008

Web version 1: 22.2.2011
Reviewed: 25.1.2012; 19.12.2012; 9.3.2013; 19.6.2014; 5.6.2015; 3.8.2016; 1.9.2017; 11.11.2018
Date of next review: 2019

service provider

name : Joanne Giddy
address : Hygeia, Malt Mill Lane, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NH
email :
telephone : 01803 866166
service provider ID : 1-153021686
legal status : Individual

aims and objectives

  1. To provide high quality dental care; including consultations, x-rays, treatment of periodontal disease (eg hygienist sessions), fillings, prosthetics (eg crowns, bridges, veneers, dentures), root canal treatment (endodontics) and surgical treatments (eg extractions).
  2. To focus on prevention of dental disease by promoting good oral health to all patients attending our practice for care and advice.
  3. To provide patients with an experience and environment that is comfortable, friendly and relaxing.
  4. To understand and meet the needs of our patients, involve them in decisions about their care and encourage them to participate fully.
  5. To carry out twice yearly satisfaction surveys of the people who use our services and use the results to make prompt changes where required.
  6. To involve other professionals in the care of our patients where this is in the patient’s best interests; for example, referral for specialist care and advice.
  7. To ensure that all members of our team have the right skills and training to carry out their duties competently.

regulated activities

regulated activity #1 : Treatment of disease, disorder and injury
services : Treatment of dental disease, including caries and periodontal disease
Treatment of oral trauma
Administration of anaesthetic
Prescribing (but not dispensing) medicines
regulated activity #2 : Surgical procedures
services : Treatment of dental disease, including caries and periodontal disease
Provision of dental restorations
Carrying out endodontic therapy
Carrying out dental extractions
Administration of anaesthetic
The treatment of oral trauma
regulated activity #3 : Diagnostic procedures
services : Diagnosis of dental disease including caries and periodontal disease
Taking and interpreting radiographs
Carrying out and interpreting the results of other diagnostic tests
Soft tissue screening


name of location : Hygeia Dental Care
address : Malt Mill Lane, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 5NH
description : Modern, single storey dental practice
Two surgeries, large reception area, office, staff room and toilets
Parking for 11 cars
Ramp access for wheelchair and pushchair users
(refer to disability policy for full details of adaptations)
registered manager : Not applicable
service user bands : We provide our services to the whole population

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