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The new hassle-free way to move to Practice Plan

Easy Switch, Regional Support Manager, Amy Hansford, explains why moving your membership patients to Practice Plan is easier than ever before thanks to their new EASY SWITCH process…   During the 11 years I’ve worked…

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‘Crying at night’ – nine-year-old girl waits nine months for tooth extraction

A nine-year-old girl has waited nine months for dental treatment – and is still yet to be seen. In a new BBC report, it is revealed that the child, Grace, was put on a waiting list in…

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‘One UDA’ Breach Notice Successfully Appealed

A dentist who was one UDA short of her annual target as a result of the pandemic, and was given a given a contract breach notice by NHS England, has won an appeal against the decision.…

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Medenta appoints V-12 Retail Finance as new broker

Medenta Finance has appointed a new broker to its panel following a surge in demand for dental patient finance. Following a significant increase in the number of requests for finance since the turn of the…

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COVID-19 – dental treatments no riskier than glass of water

Carrying out dental treatments during the COVID-19 pandemic is no riskier than drinking a glass of water. This is according to a new study that explored if saliva is the key source of aerosol spray.…

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NHS Dental Charges ‘Scrapped’ If SNP Wins Election

NHS dental charges will be removed North of the border if the SNP wins the Scottish Parliament election in May. The Scottish National Party has pledged to abolish NHS dentistry charges if re-elected, in its 75-page manifesto entitled ‘Scotland’s…

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Suspension on requirement for patient signature on dental forms extended

The government has confirmed that the exemption on patient prescription signing will be extended by three months.  The Department of Health and Social Care have announced that patients will not have to sign dental forms…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Ian Mills

Catch-up on Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Nigel Jones and Ian Mills Hear Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, and Ian Mills, Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP), discuss…

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Reasons to be confident in a brighter 2021

The recession we’re now in, following COVID-19, is the seventh I’ve experienced. So far, I have survived all seven. Recession doesn’t necessarily equal the failure of your business. Something that is worth remembering among all…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Eddie Crouch

Hear Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Group Sales and Marketing Director, and Eddie Crouch, Chair of the British Dental Association’s Principal Executive Committee, as they reflect on the tumultuous goings-on of 2020 and how the Covid-19…

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The five R’s of recovery: Rebuild

Following on the from the first two R’s of Recovery BoDcasts, Andy McLachlan talks to Aemelia Wright about ‘Rebuild’ in the third of this five part series. Offering an insight into the course available from…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed – Spotlight on Scotland

Catch-up on Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed – Spotlight on Scotland… Listen back to Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, in conversation with Mohammed Samad, a Practice Owner based in Glasgow and Founding…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with John Milne

It’s time for episode six of Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed… Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, talks to John Milne, the Senior National Dental Adviser to the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and…

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How to inspire positive perceptions of oral hygiene education

Amber Ojak shares her game-changing EME (Educate, Motivate, Encourage) approach to bridge the gap between your patients’ home routine and what’s taught to them in practice… Prevention is a growing priority for the dental profession…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with John Renshaw

Catch-up on episode five of Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed… Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, talks to John Renshaw, who has been a major player in dental politics for 50 years and…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Ian Redfearn

Catch-up on episode four of Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed… Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, talks to Ian Redfearn, Owner of Dentistry for All, a prototype A practice in Nelson. Watch the…

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Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed with Martin Woodrow

Watch episode three of Inside Out: NHS Dentistry Discussed… In the third edition of this series of webinars, Nigel Jones, Practice Plan Sales and Marketing Director, is joined by Martin Woodrow, the Chief Executive Officer…

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A Guide to Successfully Moving Away from NHS Dentistry

What you’ll watch… We understand that moving away from the NHS to private dentistry is a BIG decision and one that needs careful consideration. You might not be quite ready to speak to someone and…

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