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Cavity’s Covid-19 Timeline

As we approach the end of what has been one of the most challenging years to date, we thought we would have a look back on the year that has been 2020.   11th March The World Health Organisation officially declares world-wide pandemic. Cavity got fit test trained, stocked in the correct masks and fit tested ALL dental staff across the country. We provided our clients with...

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National Dental Nurses Day

National Dental Nurses Day takes place on Sunday 22nd November 2020 We want to take a moment to appreciate each and every single one of you!   A dental nurse supports the dentist in all aspects of patients’ dental care.   As a dental nurse, you may help with reception work and could help any member of the dental team - dentists, clinical dental...

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International Men’s Day

Today Cavity wanted to show their support for “International Men’s Day.   The theme this year is focusing on Better Health for Men & Boys which we can start by doing by highlighting some serious issues that affect men and boys and their wellbeing. Current research tells us that  men have a suicide rate 3 times higher than women. 1 in 3 men have been the victims of...

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Meet our Manager, Julie

Hi, I’m Julie and I am an Area Manager at Cavity Dental Staff covering the North West. I became a Dental Nurse back in 1988 and have been in the industry most of my working life. I nursed for 5 years before I had a family and then worked part-time before becoming Practice Manager at a local practice for 20 years. I then went into locumming and did a year with RAF Brize Norton which was an...

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National Work-Life Week 2020

“National Work Life Week" is recognised from Monday 12th to Friday 16th October this year and here at Cavity, we want to pay particular focus on it. Our Head of Health and Wellbeing, Claire shares her thoughts: A good work-life balance plays a huge role in looking after and managing our own personal wellbeing. Flexible working policies and practices within a company are part of...

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How to deal with Maskne: Top Tips and Advice

So, you have gone all this time with a good skincare regime to keep your skin in tip top shape and then Covid-19 comes along! PPE requirements change, you’re fit tested for a mask that looks like it belongs in a sci-fi film and you’re about to pull your hair out, because not only does your face hurt from hours of AGPs, MASKNE has decided to pay your face an uninvited visit.   You...

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The Fight for Fit Testing and FFP Masks

About two months ago we jumped head first into the world of fit testing and all it had to offer us as an Agency, and all dental professionals across the industry. Whilst we had not had the intention of going into the business of buying and selling masks, nor providing the additional service of fit testing outside of the Agency, we can certainly say it has been an enthusiastic learning curve...

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Working during Covid-19

Hi, my name's Siobhan and I have been working with Cavity for 7 years now and I LOVE it! I love the variety of work that is available and meeting so many new people on a daily/weekly basis! I’ve  continued to nurse during the pandemic in prisons and in practice and have therefore experienced nursing during Covid-19. I have tried to remain open minded about the pandemic and tried not to get...

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Mental Health Awareness Week

The Green Ribbon Campaign runs from Monday 18th May to Friday 24th May and is part of This is Me, a mental health initiative that aims to change attitudes towards mental health in the workplace and support organisations to create healthier and more inclusive workplace cultures. You can read more about the campaign here.   Claire Wassall, Head of Health & Wellbeing here at Cavity...

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10 effective ways to work from home!

Working from home is probably an ideal scenario for a lot of people... right up until the cat throws up on your computer. And your neighbour, who you can only assume is building a time machine, starts firing up all sorts of power tools and noisy machinery. For many modern professionals, working from home every once in a while, is a luxury that our respective companies afford us. In the...

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