kings dental makes a chinese deal

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King’s Dental Institute in major China collaboration King’s College London and BYBO Dental Group, one of the largest dental providers in China, have today announced a partnership that will see collaboration on clinical activities, staff exchange, transfer of clinical expertise and protocols, and continuing professional education. Over the next three years, experts from King’s Dental Institute will deliver lectures, seminars and clinical training in Shanghai, Beijing and Guangzhou to BYBO staff. Supplementary training will also be delivered through a number of blended learning and online
Continuing Professional Development courses. The collaboration will include BYBO clinical staff visit King’s London campuses for a programme of lectures and clinical visits. The programme will aim to equip BYBO staff with a greater understanding of clinical protocols, patient safety and quality control and will allow the two institutions to share best practice around establishing and managing oral health speciality centres. A number of King’s dental experts will also be invited to attend the BYBO annual international academic forum in Beijing from 2016. ‘King’s Dental Institute’s commitment to improving oral health knowledge and provision in practice around the world shines through in this collaboration,’ Professor Dianne Rekow, Dean of King’s Dental Institute, said. ‘Not only is it a fantastic opportunity to share our world-leading expertise with BYBO, but it also offers us a unique chance for us to learn from one of China’s most renowned dental providers.’ BYBO Dental Group, based in Beijing, has over 75 clinics and hospitals in more than 30 regions in China, with a strong reputation in patient care
and innovation. The collaboration, worth £3.6million, builds on a number of major healthcare initiatives between King’s and Chinese organisations established in 2015. For more information please contact Laura Shepherd at the King’s College London Dental Institute on +44 (0)207 188 1163 or

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students) from some 140 countries worldwide, and more than 7,000 staff. The College is in the second phase of a £1 billion redevelopment programme which is transforming its estate. For more information, please visit King’s in Brief.


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