Exit means exit

Why you need a five-year forward view for successful retirement

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As an NHS practice owner, it’s essential that you have a five-year retirement strategy in place. Here, Area Sales Manager, Richard Scarborough examines the need to look at the situation logically, rather than emotionally, and how to maximise goodwill value to ensure your non-working life is the best it can be.

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The good, the bad and the microbiome

What is the ‘oral microbiome’ and how can you manage yours?

Natasha Wilcock Dental Health Leave a Comment

Most bacteria are good for you! The average mouth is teeming with around 296 different types of bacteria, officially known as the ‘oral microbiome.’ These bacteria can be sub divided into ‘good’ and ‘bad’ bacteria, the balance of which has important health implications.

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Putting trust at the heart of your practice

Why building trust is important in forming long-term relationships with your patients and suppliers

Andrew D’Arcy Practice Management Leave a Comment

When it comes to developing long-term relationships with both your patients and your suppliers, it’s important to build trust as a foundation. With decades of experience at company director level, Andrew D’Arcy, Managing Director of Practice Plan, explains how creating these bonds can make managing your practice smoother and simpler.

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Measuring business activity

Measuring business activity – why it’s important for your business and what to do with the figures!

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Get to grips with your business activity with Nigel Jones and Les Jones in the latest episode of Bodcast. In it, Nigel explains the importance of measuring and analysing key data to help you to drive your business forward. Packed with tips and advice on what you need to measure and how to get started, this podcast is a must for any practice owner or practice manager. 

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Converting to private practice

How one practice converted from NHS to private dentistry

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In 2008, husband and wife duo Kate and Ged Cummings were practising dentistry in a small NHS dental practice in Stoke-on-Trent. Today they head up a large, continuously growing private practice with a bright future. Following this amazing journey, which ultimately involved speedy expansion and the consolidation of two practices, Regional Support Manager, Josie Hutchings sat down with Kate Cummings to talk about what fuelled the changes, and how the team overcame the challenges they faced during the process.

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How to get more patient enquiries

How to get more patient enquiries through your website

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In this episode of Bodcast, host Sian Grace is joined by Google Consultant, Naz Haque to talk about how you can get more patient enquiries through your dental practice website. 

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The Role of a Successful Practice Manager

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Lisa Bainham has been the Practice Manager of award-winning dental practice, The Old Surgery, for the past eighteen years. In 2016, she took over the presidency of The Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM). Here, Les Jones met up with Lisa to get her views on the business of dentistry.

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Keeping your policies and protocols up to date

How to ensure your practice policies and protocols are up to scratch

Pat Langley CQC, Practice Management Leave a Comment

Keeping accurate and up-to-date policies and protocols is a key part of running a dental practice. What’s more, it’s an important factor when it comes to meeting the CQC’s fundamental standards.

So, how can you ensure that your practice policies and protocols are up to scratch? Here, compliance expert Pat Langley shares her expert advice on how you can do just that.

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What is brand?

What is brand and how to successfully manage it

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Don’t miss this episode of Bodcast which explores the concept of brand with Les Jones. Listen as Les shares his expert knowledge on what brand is with host, Sales and Marketing Director, Nigel Jones and take away a greater insight into how you can successfully manage yours!

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Is Simplyhealth’s decision to rebrand Denplan a good move?

Les Jones’ view on Simplyhealth’s decision to rebrand Denplan

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You would had to have been on another planet over the last month or so to have avoided the news that Simplyhealth has made the decision to rebrand their flagship dental plan business, Denplan, as Simplyhealth Professionals.

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