OHPRG Bursary 2011

The Dental Health Foundation are delighted to announce the winners of the 2010 and 2011OHPRG Bursary Awards.

Mary Carr Dental Health Educator(Oral Health) HSE- North East collected the Bursary Award for 2011 for the entry entitled 'Tooth Led Teens' which aimed to increase an awareness of oral health within the school environment. As SPHE is a compulsory subject in all schools, this programme provides an opportunity for the promotion of good oral health of children attending post primary schools in Cavan, Meath and Louth.

Dr Caoimhin MacGiolla Phadraig, collected the award for the winning entry of the 2010 Bursary. Dr MacGiolla Phadraig gave a presentation of the project' Train the Trainer An Oral Health Training Kit'. He went on to outline how to deliver Oral Health training in the Intellectual Disability Residential Care Setting.

A special award from the Dental Health Foundation was also made to Kellie O'Shaughnessy, Dental Hygienist, in recognition of her work submitted for the Bursary in 2011.