The HR, Employment Law and Legal Issues Affecting NHS Practices.

Watch Zoe Close and Sarah Buxton as they discuss and share advice on the biggest HR, employment law and legal challenges that are affecting NHS dental practices, including the recent court case of Breakingbury vs. Croad (2021) in which the judge ruled the dental practice owner vicariously liable for the clinical treatment carried out by an associate dentist, due to employed status indicators such as NHS UDA targets.

This is an on-demand video which was recorded with FMC on Tuesday 25th May 2021. It has a duration of 1 hour.

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Sarah and Zoe cover key topics including:

  • What vicarious liability is and what it means for NHS practice owners
  • The vital information practice owners should have within their contractual agreements to ensure they are protected
  • Issues with staff retention, recruitment and being over-staffed within NHS practices and ways in which you can overcome this and earn loyalty
  • How the NHS UDA targets and PPE imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic are impacting dental teams and how to deal with this in the right way
  • What happens to the dental team and their contracts when making the move from NHS to private dentistry.

About the speakers

Zoe Close

Zoe Close is the Area Sales Manager at Practice Plan and has over 30 years’ experience in the dental sector, including business manager for a corporate group, dental nurse, head receptionist and practice manager. Zoe is passionate about supporting practices and can offer invaluable advice on how to strategically and successfully run your business.

Sarah Buxton

Sarah Buxton

Sarah Buxton specialises in acting exclusively for dentists, dental practice owners and dental managers in all aspects of HR and employment law, and is a director at FTA Law.

Sarah advises dental practices to make sure areas are correctly dealt with, from making changes to employment contracts to managing maternity and sickness absence. Sarah also has in-depth knowledge of working under an NHS contract and how this affects the employment relationship in a dental practice.

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