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Bupa announces acquisition of Oasis complete Feb 16, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Bupa announces acquisition of Oasis complete

LONDON, UK: The acquisition of the Oasis Healthcare Group has been completed, the Bupa health care group has said. The news comes after the European Commission referred the multimillion-pound transaction to the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) last week. Bupa took over one of Britain’s largest networks of dental practices last November for a total of £835 million from private equity investor Bridgepoint.

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Sugar and lack of dental care cause poor oral health of nursing home patients Feb 13, 2017 | News UK & Ireland

Sugar and lack of dental care cause poor oral health of nursing home patients

DUBLIN, Ireland: An unregulated use of fortified high-sugar food supplements is causing untold damage to the oral health of thousands of nursing home patients in Ireland, according to senior dentist and Vice President of the Irish Dental Association (IDA) Dr Anne Twomey. The situation is compounded by failing to meet their dental needs and a culture of giving gifts of sweets or soft drinks to nursing home patients.

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