Christmas Night Out

  For the first time in two years we were able to celebrate Christmas!! We had a fabulous meal at the Sundancer in Nairn, and this was followed by a “couple” of drinks afterwards. We were delighted that Anna Mackay (who has worked at the clinic previously) and Pauline Thomson were able to join us…

Keely’s Wedding

We were delighted to attend the wedding of Keely and Struan on the 16th of October 2021. As expected the bride looked beautiful and the groom was on his best behaviour!  The venue was absolutely stunning and perfect in every way and  the humanist wedding was filled with love and joy…..  A perfect symbol of…

Radiology course

As a part of continual professional training, Ken and Helen attended a radiology course at Kingsmills Hotel today. As expected, the course was expertly run by HDP, and the course trainer, Barbara Lamb, was an excellent speaker.  The laws and legislation surrounding radiology are complex and important and this is a important subject, however, here’s…

Annas Birthday

As it was Anna’s Birthday……  she was actually allowed the week off! However before she went Helen made one of her diabetic comatosing creations, covered in Lindt chocolates……  although obviously no-one ate it as it contained sugar and as true dental professionals that would be totally unethical…. (do as we say……. not as we do)

Helen’s Birthday

Unbelievably today Anna made Helen a gorgeous white chocolate cheesecake for her 49th Birthday. It has become apparent that during lockdown Anna has become a domestic goddess! We are both shocked and delighted!!!!!! The box of Lindt chocolates bought by Keely also went down a treat.  Thankfully due to all the PPE we have to…

Helen Takes Part In Clinical Trial

Helen has been taking part in research by Biobank.uk regarding the prevalence and spread of COVID-19 in the U.K. Alongside 20,000 other volunteer, she has been sending off blood samples monthly so the spread of the virus can be monitored. see full details and results HERE Although individual results are not disclosed, it is shown…

Face fitting for FFP3 masks

  Due to new guidelines regarding the need for enhanced PPE in the dental setting, the practice today underwent face-fitting for FFP3 masks. This is to ensure that we protect both ourselves and our patients against the corona virus as much as possible. By the end of the session all members of the practice have…

Diary of a lockdown – week 2

Monday 30th March The corona virus continues to spread devastation throughout the UK.  Currently centres are being setup up to cope with the expected devastation this virus will have. In Scotland the SSC in Glasgow is being converted to a treatment centre. Our patients are continuing to be understanding of our situation which is still…

Diary of a Lockdown – week one

Monday March 23rd 2020 The global pandemic of COVID-19 had gathered momentum over the weekend. There were now reported cases of the virus in the highlands, and some of these patients were known by the practice staff.  There was now a huge shortage of PPE in the highlands.  The situation is now serious. At 8.30pm…