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Alun Rees’ views on the results of the Third NHS Confidence Monitor

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The recent NHS Confidence Monitor surveys reflect my own experiences about the condition of dentistry in the UK. Morale is poor across the board, especially in practices that are dependent upon the NHS for their livelihood. We are used to seeing downbeat opinions from dentists but this time the views of some team members have been sought and they also …

The Dental Business Theatre - Interview with Les Jones

Les Jones lifts the lid on what’s in store in the Dental Business Theatre!

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This year, the Dental Business Theatre has been curated for the first time by Practice Plan, with a theatre programme with a difference, that you certainly won’t want to miss! To find out more about what you can expect, Events and Marketing Coordinator Sarah Whittall caught up with theatre host Les Jones…

How Practice Plan Supported us in the Conversion from NHS to Private Dentistry

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The decision for us to convert to private dentistry was made back in 2006, after the introduction of the latest NHS contract. We signed the contract as many did, but soon realised it was unworkable for us due to the structure of the contract, the UDA target and the UDA value. It very quickly became apparent that without seriously compromising ourselves, …

How to plan a children's open day

How to Plan a Children’s Day in Your Dental Practice

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Days dedicated to treating children are becoming a popular way of engaging young people in dentistry and they also prove to be both cost and time efficient. Practice Plan‘s Laura Jones went along to The Old Surgery in Crewe to meet Practice Manager Lisa Bainham to pick up a few hints and tips on how to plan a children’s day in …

Shape up! Two theories to introduce in your practice

Two Theories to Consider When Running a Successful Dental Practice

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Everyone wants to improve their business…but sometimes we all need a little friendly prod to get us going. So to get your creative and strategic juices flowing, we’re featuring two theories to consider when running a successful dental practice. Take some time to read them through, think about them in the context of your practice and involve the team in applying …