Communication is key - Les Jones

Communication is Key to a Successful Move From NHS to Private Dentistry

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As the finer details of the proposed NHS contract reform become clearer, many dentists, faced with a limited scope for increasing income and a growing administrative burden, are starting to seriously consider a move to private dentistry.

How To Recruit More Patients Onto Plans – Part Two

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In the second of two blog posts covering recruiting more patients onto your plan, Former Technical Director at Practice Plan, Graham Penfold, looks at using incentives, marketing and training. To incentivise your staff towards recruiting more patients onto plans, you might want to consider putting a nominal sum, say £10 for each patient recruited, into a kitty to be shared …

How To Recruit More Patients Onto Plans – Part One

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In the first of two blogs, Former Technical Director at Practice Plan, Graham Penfold, focuses upon getting started and effective communication. Dentists often comment that they would like to recruit more patients onto their practice membership plans but are uncertain about how to set about achieving this. There are several ways of optimising patient plan uptake and the first steps …