With so much uncertainty clouding CQC and GDC regulations, we’re hosting a series of Regional Events with Apolline, to get your practice up to speed with the dos and don’ts of becoming, and remaining, compliant with the CQC.
In issue 13 of The Business of Dentistry Magazine, an exclusive interview with the Chair of the BDA, Mick Armstrong, divulged his views on the future of the BDA as well as dentistry in the UK. Here, Practice Plan Area Manager Zoe Close reflects on Mick’s views on regulation and gives her thoughts.
On 1st April, the CQC moved from a requirement to demonstrate compliance with their essential standards of quality and safety, or the ‘Outcomes’ as they called them, to a requirement to demonstrate compliance with their new fundamental standards regulations.
Our first CQC inspection took place on 23rd April 2013. After much anticipation the ‘heart-sink’ moment arrived when our inspector walked through the door. He was a very pleasant chap with a background in care homes and he went on to inspect three outcomes: 1, 7 and 8.
With the new series of Regional Events now up and running, Events and Marketing Assistant Beth Brown caught up with Amy D’Arcy-Burt to see how her first few events have gone.
Beth Brown, Events and Marketing Assistant at Practice Plan, introduces a new series of events that are taking the country by storm.
Nigel Jones, Sales Director at Practice Plan, talks about the importance of having a sense of control when managing a practice, and where to seek the appropriate advice should you require it. It’s not often a very enjoyable and positive evening with two happy and motivated partners at a dental practice in the North West leaves you worrying, but this …