Health Secretary Andy Burnham has visited the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust to open a new dental unit for patients with special needs.
The facility has brand new facilities including a new minor oral surgery area and dedicated facilities for patients with special needs and those who are medically compromised.
Mr Burnham said: “It’s great to see the new facilities recently unveiled by the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust. They are world-class and some of the best in the country. The investment in patient services means the trust now boasts excellent dental care for patients with special needs as well as top class educational facilities for the dentists of the future.”
Judith Greensmith, Chair of the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust said: “We were delighted to welcome the secretary of state and show him the innovative dental facilities we now have for the benefit of patients with special needs. With a major investment the hospital now boasts some of the best dental facilities in the country.”