No change is not an option.

Watch Nigel Jones and Eddie Crouch in this on-demand recording as they discussed the most up-to-date information available to NHS England contract holders and the implications for dentistry across the UK.

This is an on-demand video which was recorded with FMC on Wednesday 20th October 2021. It has a duration of approximately 1 hour 10 minutes.

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Event information

Nigel Jones was joined by Eddie Crouch for this live webinar to discuss the most up-to-date information available to NHS contract holders and consider the implications for dentistry across the UK. As NHS dentistry continues to face significant pressure to meet patient demand and deliver care under extremely challenging conditions, one thing is for certain; no change is not an option.

Nigel and Eddie discuss the latest position on:

  • UDA targets
  • Abatement
  • Clawback
  • System reform programmes
  • Workforce issues
  • Covid-19 safety precautions, including personal protective equipment (PPE) and fallow time
  • Signals of change
  • Quick wins vs. longer term changes.

Nigel and Eddie also welcomed a live Q&A, allowing the audience to ask any burning questions they had throughout the webinar. To view Eddie’s Q&A answers, click here.

*Please note, any answers within the Q&A document linked above are Eddie Crouch’s personal views and opinions and were given on Saturday 30th October 2021.

About the speakers

Nigel Jones

Nigel Jones is the Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan and has been working in the dental sector for over 30 years. He has a special interest in the development and future of NHS dentistry in the UK.

His knowledge and passion for dentistry has led him to become a trusted voice, offering invaluable advice on how to strategically and successfully run a practice and be named in the Dentistry Top 50 of influential people within the profession.

Eddie Crouch

Eddie Crouch has been Chair of the BDA Principal Executive Committee since September 2020. Before that, he served as deputy chair between 2014 and 2020 and past Chair of Central Counties Branch of the British Dental Association.

He works in two practices in Birmingham and is Vice Chair of the Birmingham Local Dental Committee.


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