6 secrets to successful recruitment

Successfully recruiting for your dental practice

Sarah Buxton HR and Team Development Leave a Comment

There are numerous reasons why, as a dental practice owner, you may need to recruit. Whatever the reason, recruitment can be costly, time consuming and not without risks of litigation. It’s therefore important that the process is undertaken carefully to ensure that you recruit (and keep) that ultimate team member. Here, HR Solicitor and Director at FTA Law, Sarah Buxton, takes you through six key points to be aware of when recruiting and the potential pitfalls to avoid.

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Bodcast How the CQC inspects and regulates

Guidance on how the CQC inspects and regulates your dental practice!

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Get up to speed with the changes brought in by the CQC on 1st April 2015 by listening to today’s episode of Bodcast! Host, Zoe Close is joined by Pat Langley who provides a useful reminder of how the CQC inspects and regulates your dental practice. 

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How to make your plan a success

How to make your plan a success

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Host, Zoe Close is joined by Principal Dentist, Dannick Jethwa in today’s episode of Bodcast on effective plan management. Dannick shares his tips and advice on making your dental membership plan a success, based upon his own experience as Principal Dentist at Spondon Dental Practice. 

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Don't forget your floss

Advice from a dental hygienist on interdental cleaning!

Jo Dickinson Dental Health Leave a Comment

With the recent confusing news stories about the benefits of flossing, you could be tempted to steer clear of this method of interdental cleaning from now on. But, before you throw all of your floss away, here are some thoughts from a dental hygienist as to why you might just want to think again.

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All roads lead to your website

How to improve the performance of your website

Les Jones Marketing and Design, Social Media and Digital Marketing Leave a Comment

Attracting new patients is one of the greatest challenges for most dental practices. It’s a competitive world out there and consumers are more fickle than they have ever been. What’s more, they are increasingly making decisions in a shorter space of time, based more on a gut feeling than an analysis and assessment of the facts.

Now, let’s imagine a couple of scenarios.

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Putting health at the heart of your dental practice

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Today’s episode of Bodcast is with Business Consultant Sheila Scott on effective plan management. In this unmissable episode, hosted by Zoe Close, Area Sales Manager at Practice Plan, Sheila shares her valuable insight and advice on how a dental membership plan puts preventative care at the heart of your dental practice. 

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5 top tips to overcome change in business

Five top tips to overcome change in business

Peter Boolkah Practice Management Leave a Comment

The idea of making a change to move your business forward can seem a daunting prospect and just too much of a challenge to tackle. Yet, making positive changes can be the only way to take your business in the right direction to reach your ultimate goals. We asked leading business coach, Peter Boolkah for his top five tips on how you can take steps to overcome any challenges that you’re facing in your business.

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How a plan forms the basis of your business

How a plan forms the basis of your business

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Today host Zoe Close brings to you Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan, who explains the ways in which a dental membership plan can form the basis of your business! 

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Josie Hutchings’ Top Tips on HR and Leadership!

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Those of you who know Michael Bentley will know how enthusiastic and passionate he is, especially about the subject of practice management!

Having recently attended Michael’s HR and leadership event for Practice Managers in Solihull, Regional Support Manager Josie Hutchings gives us an insight into her top tips from the day.

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How to fill the white space in your diary

How to Fill the White Space in Your Diary

Janet Clarke Practice Management Leave a Comment

For many of the practice owners that I work with, it seems to be given that certain procedures and processes within the practice are working, but are you sure they are? And how often do you review them with your team? For instance, I recently came across a couple of practices that felt they had too much ‘white space’ in their appointment books and wanted to do some marketing to find more new patients.

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