Concerns raised about reduced access to dental services for medical card holders in Wicklow

Serious concerns are being raised about reduced access to HSE dental services in Wicklow for medical card holders following a sharp decline in the number of dentists participating in the scheme.

ver 72 per cent of dentists in Wicklow have withdrawn from  the Dental Treatment Services Scheme (DTSS) in the county since 2016. The DTSS allows medical card holders to access a range of dental treatments.

County Wicklow is split into two community healthcare organisations, which oversee the community health services. Data shows that 72 per cent of dentists have withdrawn from the scheme in the healthcare area for Wicklow.

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From Windows 1 to Windows 10: 29 years of Windows evolution | Microsoft

Microsoft Windows has seen nine major versions since its first release in 1985. Over 29 years later, Windows looks very different but somehow familiar with elements that have survived the test of time, increases in computing power and – most recently – a shift from the keyboard and mouse to the touchscreen.

Here’s a brief look at the history of Windows, from its birth at the hands of Bill Gates with Windows 1 to the latest arrival under new Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella.

Windows 1

Windows 1
The first version of Windows. Photograph: Wikipedia

This is where it all started for

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