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COVID-19 UPDATE OCTOBER 2021


Further to continued Government guidance, we are pleased to confirm that we remain open to care for our patients, however we continue to experience increased patient demand, so please bear with us if we are unable to book you in as quickly as normal. Currently, we are unable to accept any new patients.

We hope that you and your loved ones remain fit and well in these continuing difficult times and thank you for your support. We would like to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to keep our patients & staff safe.

Having returned to routine care for some time now many of you will know the measures we have put in place to enhance your care and safety, but as a reminder:

- Cross infection controls are regularly reviewed & updated.
- All patients must answer our screening questions before we are able to treat them.
- We have adopted an online system to allow for contactless administration.
         You can fill in all the relevant forms digitally before you enter the practice.
         This crucial step greatly reduces touch points at the practice.
- We ask you not to arrive early for your appointment to minimise any contact between patients.
- We ask you to attend alone unless you need support or are attending with your child under 16 years.
- As you leave the practice, we will ask that you pay by card where possible.

ON ARRIVAL AT THE PRACTICE, WE ASK YOU TO:

- Sanitise your hands.
- Ensure you are wearing your face mask.
- Ring the bell at the door & wait for us to come down to greet you so that we may complete our screening process.

Please be assured we are still the same friendly team underneath the new procedures and enhanced PPE.
We are here to help, if you have any concerns or questions please contact us on 01386 853800.

Mark & the team
Broadway Dental Care

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Mark Howe

About Us

Mark Howe

Mark qualified from the University of Birmingham in 1988. After 4 years in general practice he joined the Royal Air Force Dental Branch on a Short Service Commission. He served both in the UK and overseas and gained experience in oral surgery and advanced dental treatments. Additionally he gained his Diploma and Membership exams in general dental surgery. On leaving the RAF Mark completed his Fellowship to the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FFGDP). Mark has practised at Broadway Dental Care since 1998 having purchasing this long established practice and settling locally with his wife Clare and their three children. To keep up-to-date he attends many conferences both in the UK and abroad. Mark provides a referral service for other dentists and is an examiner for both the Royal College of Surgeons England, and Edinburgh. Mark was an Honorary Associate of the University of Liverpool from 2015-2018. He was awarded the In Practice Research Award from the British Society of Prosthodontics in 2016 and commenced further postgraduate studies at the University of Oxford in September 2016. He was awarded an MSc in Evidence-Based Healthcare from the University of Oxford in 2019. Mark is now working towards his PhD at the University of Plymouth Peninsular Dental School.

Mark is a member of the following associations:
British Society of Peridontology
British Dental Association (BDA)
Royal College of Surgeons (RCS)
British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD)
British Society for General Dental Surgery (BSGDS)

Mark & his wife Clare have 3 grown up children. Outside of work where possible Mark enjoys adventure sports & the great outdoors.

Clare Howe

Clare is Mark’s wife and as the practice manager is responsible for compliance and the day to day running of the practice, having qualified as a dental nurse she provides additional support when staff are away from the practice. Since 2014 she has been a member of the General Dental Council’s fitness to Practise Panel. Clare enjoys socialising with friends as well as pilates and occasional visits to the gym.

Sharon Phelpotts

Our bright and bubbly receptionist has been with us since 2003, Sharon knows almost everyone and looks after our patients making their visit as relaxing as possible. Her hobbies include walking, cycling, regular trips to the gym as well as gardening. Sharon is married with two grown up children.

Lucy Brown

Lucy has been a member of our team since 2002. Having worked with us for many years she knows our patients’ needs and with her wealth of experience as a dental nurse she cares for our patients in a caring and profession way and with a great sense of humour. Lucy has 2 young children who keep her busy outside work.

Irina Middlebrook

Irina qualified as a dental nurse in 2012 and worked at 2 practices in Leicestershire before moving to Worcestershire and joining us in July 2018. She brings a caring, relaxed and supportive approach to the practice. In her spare time she enjoys walking and exploring the area.

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Our Staff

Dr Mark Steven Howe
Dentist
BDS 1988 University of Birmingham UK
DGDP 1995 RCS, London UK
MGDS 1996 RCS, London UK
FFGDP 2002 RCS, London UK
MSc 2019 University of Oxford UK
GDC Reg:63810

Clare Howe
Practice Manager & Dental Nurse
Qualified 2012 UK
GDC Reg: 238600

Lucy Brown
Dental Nurse
Qualified 2007 UK
GDC Reg: 119810

Irina Middlebrook
Dental Nurse
Qualified 2012 UK
GDC Reg: 238708

Sharon Phelpotts
Practice Receptionist