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Wolverhampton Special Care Dental Service (WSCDS)

The Wolverhampton Special Care Dental Service (WSCDS) is a unique service that provides dental care and treatment for special care patients including vulnerable and hard-to-reach groups in the area. 

We provide comprehensive NHS dental care for individuals living in Wolverhampton or who have a Wolverhampton GP, who may have difficulty obtaining such care in general dental services.

Our service user groups include children and adults:

  • With severe learning disabilities
  • With severe autistic spectrum disorders
  • With physical disabilities and wheelchair-users
  • Who have severe Mental Health Problems
  • With dental phobia
  • Who are engaging in substance misuse
  • From socially excluded groups (eg. asylum, homelessness)
  • Elderly and frail adults residing in care homes
  • Looked after children
  • Children with high treatment needs who are difficult to manage

The service is provided from 3 clinics:-

  • Pendeford Health Centre
  • Phoenix Health Centre
  • Pennfields Health Centre

A Mobile Dental Unit is also available. For location addresses as well as opening times and contact numbers please visit our webpage. We also provide domiciliary services for individuals who are housebound or cannot access general dental services and meet our service criteria.

 

 

Who to contact

Contact Name
Sofia Paparelli
Contact Position
Dental Office Manager/PA
Telephone
01902 444182
E-mail
rwh-tr.Pennfields-Dental-services@nhs.net
Website
Wolverhampton Special Care Dental Service (WSCDS)

Where to go

Name
Pennfields Medical Centre
Address
Upper Zoar Street
Pennfields
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
Postcode
WV3 0JH

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Open Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 12.30pm and 1.30pm to 5.00pm
Time of day
Morning
Afternoon
Session Information
Service is closed between 12.30pm - 1.30pm

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
Yes
Referral Details

We accept referrals from:

  • Patient or carer self-referral
  • General dental practitioners
  • GPs
  • Other healthcare professionals

 

Referrals can be made by

  • Completion of a referral form sent by e-mail or post
  • By telephone if the referral is urgent or a self-referral

Record Last Updated on: 22/10/2018

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