Safeguarding and dentistry

There is a Lead Dentist - Children's Safeguarding whose role is to communicate, cooperate and support clinicians within Special Care Dentistry with early identification of vulnerable children and parents / carers who may also be in need of support services, and to work with other agencies for the benefit of children.

Contact details:

Dr Jennifer Parry
Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry
Children's Safeguarding (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
Sussex Community NHS Trust
Special Care Dentistry HQ
Haywards Heath Health Centre
Haywards Heath
West Sussex
RH16 3BB

Tel SCD HQ: 01444 884108 / 01444 884109
E-mail: jenniferparry@nhs.net

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