Kirrie practice leads the way

Pictured with the NHS award are (seated) Alistair Geddes and Aisling Hanly, and standing, from left - Rhona Petrie, Sam Cobley, Angela Simpson, Nuala Hughes and Emma O'Shea.
Pictured with the NHS award are (seated) Alistair Geddes and Aisling Hanly, and standing, from left - Rhona Petrie, Sam Cobley, Angela Simpson, Nuala Hughes and Emma O'Shea.

Staff at the Kirriemuir Dental Practice were in celebratory mood recently after scoring top marks in an NHS inspection.

Partners Alistair Geddes and Aisling Hanly were delighted when the practice passed with flying colours, making them one of only two Scottish practices to pass with no follow-up action required.

The inspection saw every aspect of the practice come under scrutiny.

The Practice Inspection took place on March 10 and focused on a number of areas including patient care, HR, Health and Safety and infection control etc., with the practice gaining 100 per cent.

The recognition follows on from their recent success in the prestigious Dentistry Scotland Awards last year.

The Kirriemuir team was ‘highly commended’ in the team award before going on to win the coveted ‘Community Award’.

Their achievements on this occasion were raised in the Scottish Parliament by MSP Graeme Dey who lodged a motion to congratulate the staff on all their hard work. He praised their fund-raising efforts in support of the Red Cross Typhoon Appeal, Macmillan Cancer Support, Comic Relief and local girl Lucy Wright.

Pictured with the NHS award are (seated) Alistair Geddes and Aisling Hanly, and standing from left - Rhona Petrie, Sam Cobley, Angela Simpson, Nuala Hughes and Emma O’Shea.