BrushUpUK

An introduction to BrushUpUK

Megan Thomas CSR, Dental Health Leave a Comment

BrushUpUK is an exciting and innovative charity providing free oral health education through a volunteer network of qualified oral health educators from local dental practices. BrushUpUK was the dream of our founder, Megan Thomas, starting her career as a dental nurse in 2006 and qualifying as a dental hygienist in 2013. It grew as an idea to create a charity …

Implementing a CRS policy

CSR – how doing good for others is also good for business

Practice Plan HR and Team Development, Practice Management Leave a Comment

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) can have many benefits for dental practices such as increasing staff teamwork, engaging with the local community and building the business’ reputation. However, not many people know how to, firstly, set about putting a CSR policy in place, and, secondly, how to ensure it is effective.

Bridge2Aid

The power of community to relieve dental pain

Paul Tasman Dental Health Leave a Comment

Bridge2Aid works in Tanzania – a country with a population of 56 million people and just 495 dental professionals, that’s just one to every 113,000 people. The UK ratio is one dentist to every 2,000 people. Statistics can sometimes be hard to grasp but these tell a straightforward story, one of very poor communities for whom the idea of being …

Five Go Forth

Five dental consultants, 960 miles – and a £50k fundraising target

Zoe Close Uncategorized Leave a Comment

This September, five intrepid, ageing dental consultants will climb into the saddle and cycle almost 1,000 miles in a bid to raise £50k for charity. Practice Plan’s own Creative Director, Les Jones, will be joined by four of dentistry’s best-known faces: Sheila Scott, Ashley Latter, Chris Barrow and Simon Tucker – now known as FiveGoForth – on a bike ride …