Stress levels high

Dental charity responds to stressed dentist statistics

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The results from our latest NHS Confidence Monitor Survey of over 400 NHS and private dentists revealed that those working in the NHS are overly stressed and anxious. 89% said they were unhappy – including 54% who were ‘very unhappy’ – about their ability to carry out work without feeling overly stressed. 72% were unhappy about their ability to achieve …

What are the prototype practices saying?

Eddie Crouch discusses current feedback coming from the prototype practices

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Vice Chair of the British Dental Association Principal Executive Committee, Eddie Crouch talks to Nigel Jones about the current feedback coming from prototype practices about NHS contract reform. They discuss the potential time scales for change and consider what will happen if the proposed changes are proven to be unsuitable.

Nigel Jones shares his views on the results of the 5th NHS Confidence Monitor results

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In this episode of Bodcast Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan shares his views on the results of the latest NHS Confidence Monitor survey. He looks at the contrast between the responses from NHS and private dentists and talks about what he thinks the results mean for the future of dentistry. Nigel refers directly to the results, …

NHS Dentistry Insights - Part 2

Essential insights into the future of NHS dentistry – Part 2

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During last year’s BDIA Showcase, Practice Plan organised a meeting of expert minds for two live events, firstly to facilitate discussion around the results of the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor and, secondly, to allow dental professionals in the audience to ask their burning questions about the possible future of NHS dentistry. Practice Plan is now delighted to share the second …

Essential insights into the future of NHS dentistry

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At the 2016 BDIA Showcase, Practice Plan was delighted to bring together a number of key opinion leaders for two live events, one to discuss the results of the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor and one to answer audience members’ burning questions on the future of NHS dentistry.

Reflecting on the results of the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor survey

Nigel Jones’ views on the results of the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor Survey

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Listen to this episode of Bodcast as Sales and Marketing Director, Nigel Jones, offers his thoughts on the fourth set of results from the NHS Confidence Monitor survey and shares his views on what this means for the future of NHS dentistry.

Alun Rees' views on the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor survey

Alun Rees’ views on the results of the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor Survey

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The negativity continues with the responses to this survey. I do wonder when the profession will wake up and smell the coffee. The NHS is not going to improve, there is no magical new contract, in fact the reports from the trial practices show things may well get worse with a new contract. It is not in the Government’s thinking …

Fourth NHS Confidence Monitor Survey- Simon Thackeray

Simon Thackeray’s views on the results of the fourth NHS Confidence Monitor Survey

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The lack of information and clarity as to what will be in any new contract is still not evident, and personally I think it never will be as this suits the Government. I think that’s one of the main reasons for the disillusion in the profession, and probably the reason confidence is at 25%. That’s not good when there are …

Explore the results with the third Insights Panel

A discussion on the results of the third NHS Confidence Monitor survey

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Following the release of the results of the third NHS Confidence Monitor in March 2016 – a survey commissioned by Practice Plan to monitor the dental profession’s confidence levels in NHS dentistry – a group of key opinion leaders met to discuss them. On this occasion, the panel consisted of Eddie Crouch, David Houston, Judith Husband, Andrew Lockhart-Mirams, Petros Mylonas and Paul …

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Health Secretaries as Bond Villains – DentistGoneBadd shares his thoughts on NHS dentistry

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The new Bond movie is thought to involve a machine built by a megalomaniac who sucks out the confidence of UK dentists from space.