Is a move from NHS to private dentistry more viable than you think?

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Making a move away from the NHS to a fully private practice is a proposition that many NHS contract holders find very attractive and yet, most choose to continue to accept the pressures they feel come with the delivery of an NHS contract because they consider the risks of making the move away to be too great. However, the reality …

Reasons to go private

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Most dentists considering a move from the NHS to private dentistry do so because their current situation has become unworkable, so they are looking to move away from the financial and time pressures they face every day. It stands to reason then that they focus on this ‘moving away from a stressful situation’ rather than visualising and focusing on what …

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.

NHS Contract – In A Perfect World

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Former Technical Director at Practice Plan, Graham Penfold takes some time to let us know what he would like to see from the new NHS contract. NHS dentistry cannot be said to have been graced with a successful policy-making history. When a new contract was introduced in 1990, it was followed within two years by fee cuts, reduced prior approval …