Handside Dental Surgery
178 Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6SZ
Tel: 01707 323250    Email: reception.handside@colosseumdental.co.uk
178 Handside Lane, Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire AL8 6SZ
Tel: 01707 323250
Email: reception.handside@colosseumdental.co.uk

Latest News

Graham Bridge Retires

Graham Bridge, dentist and partner at Handside Dental Surgery has decided to retire after 35 years at the practice. He wishes to thank all of his patients he has seen during this time. As a result of Graham's retirement a new dentist Mr Rumit Raja has joined the team and will work with current Principle Dentist Catherine Good and Dentist Sara Geneen in providing a continuity of service to all of Graham's patients. We hope you will all welcome Rumit to the practice.

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Surgery Refurbishment

As a result of Graham's retirement we have taken the opportunity to refurbish the ground floor surgery and install a purpose built decontamination room bringing this surgery up to CQC best practice standards. We hope that you will all enjoy this new surgery.









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Hygienist Surgery Refurbished

The Hygienist Surgery has just completed a long overdue refurbishment to bring it into line with the other surgeries and ensure that the patient experience here is just as good as within the rest of the practice. As well as bringing it up to date with latest CQC standards a new Belmont Voyager dental chair and Belmont Pro II x-ray machine have been installed







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Handside Dental Surgery passes its CQC Inspection first time

On the 31st October Handside Dental Surgery passed with flying colours its Care Quality Commission inspection. The Care Quality Commission is the health services regulator: their job is to check whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting essential standards. Passing this inspection, and at the first time is acknowledgement that Handside Dental Surgery is providing best in class service to the Dental Industry and recognises the significant investment that has recently been made in the provision of a dedicated decontamination room as well as the refurbishment of a number of the surgeries.

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Software of ExcellenHandside Dental Surgery has now invested in a complete new IT system with the implementation of Software of Excellence which we hope will greatly improve our patient experience.


Thank you to all patients for bearing with us through this difficult learning time.

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Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday: 08.15 to 17.00
Friday: 08.15 to 16.00

Evening and Weekend Appointments
by Arrangement

For out of hours emergencies call 111 or leave a message on our answerphone which is checked regularly

If you need to cancel an appointment out of hours then you can do this also by leaving a message

Please note we require a minimum of 24 hours notice of cancellation otherwise a charge may apply