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.
Today, our guest blogger, Dr Tony Kilcoyne shares his views on sugar and why its growing appearance within the food industry is a cause for concern.
‘Create Value’ is today’s top-tip from sales coach, Ashley Latter.
Ashley’s advice is to stop using the words price, cost or fees when discussing a treatment plan, but instead to focus what the patient’s investment will be. After you have used the word investment, then tell the patient what’s included in the price. Explain to them what they get for their money. Most patients don’t know what is involved, so here is where you need to educate them.
Sugar has been in the news again with the World Health Organisation (WHO) recently issuing a conditional recommendation to reduce daily intake of free sugars from the current 10%, down to only 5%. We caught up with Nutritional Therapist, Natasha Wilcock to look at ways we can help you to encourage your patients to reduce their sugar consumption and improve their dental health and well-being.
Our thought provoking infographic is ideal for downloading and sharing with your patients.
Engaged staff are more productive, more focused on customers, work more safely and are more loyal to their employer – but how can you nurture an engaged team? That’s where guest blogger Sheila Scott comes in as she share her top tips on building an engaged team.
Pensinsula Business Services are on hand to offer their top tips on how practice managers can keep calm and effectively manage their workload.
Sickness in any small business can be a real problem as each member of the team relies on one another to be able to operate effectively and efficiently. Here, Emma John shares her advice on how to reduce the amount of time your staff have off sick.