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Volunteer to be part of the future of dentistry

The new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry will soon open its doors to patients.

The £50 million facility on the former BBC Studios site at Pebble Mill, Edgbaston will be the first stand-alone dental hospital and school in the UK for 40 years.

The four-storey building will house a range of services for the public, including urgent dental care, restorative dentistry, oral surgery, oral medicine, orthodontics and paediatric dentistry.

The new hospital is expected to treat more than 100,000 patients each year.

Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry Pebble Mill entrance

Would you like to be a part of this new iconic hospital?

Do you have a few hours to spare which you can regularly commit?

Birmingham Community Healthcare is actively recruiting a team of volunteers (aged 18 years plus) to help with greeting patients, booking in, answering questions about the new hospital, and helping people find their way to the relevant clinic.

To find out more about what becoming a volunteer at Birmingham Dental Hospital will involve, or other Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust volunteer opportunities, please come along to our open day:

Date: Friday, 15 January 2016, 10am–midday and 2-4pm
Venue: Lecture Theatre, Moseley Hall Hospital.
Refreshments will be available.

The event will begin with a brief introductory presentation. Anyone wishing to register their interest will then have a short interview and be asked to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service form. (If you wish to register, please bring two forms of photographic identification and a bill with your name and address on dated between November 2015 and January 2016 to comply with DBS requirements.)

Please contact the volunteer co-ordinator on 0121 466 6514 or click here for more info and to fill in the expression of interest form to book your place.

If you cannot join us on this date, but are still keen to get involved, please complete the expression of interest form or telephone 0121 466 6506 and ask to speak to Kirsty Hughes or Anne Pemberton.