A summary of our previous What Next for NHS Dentistry? events, which looked at the proposed reformed NHS contract with a panel of experts.

Event information

The proposed new general dental services contract, currently being tested by prototype practices, is to be rolled out in the near future.

Join us for an expert panel discussion on what the future holds for NHS dentistry, addressing key issues including:

How will the contract rollout affect your dental practice?

What do our panellists know about the prototype contracts so far?

How can you plan to make sure you’re ready for the contract rollout?


Why you should attend…

  • Hear from dentists running prototype practices about their experiences
  • Learn about the current NHS landscape
  • It’s an opportunity to ask your burning questions to our panel of experts
  • Explore your options for running a successful practice in a challenging environment
  • It’s a FREE evening event – so no time needed out of the practice.

Hosted by Nigel Jones

Nigel will discuss the results of the latest Dentistry Confidence Monitor. The annual survey, first conducted five years ago, has consistently revealed unhappiness among dentists in the NHS and provides a detailed picture of what it’s like to work in NHS dentistry today.

Nigel is Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan.

PAST EVENT - Solihull | panel and review

Eddie Crouch

Eddie works in two practices in Birmingham. He is Vice Chair of the Birmingham Local Dental Committee, Vice Chair of the British Dental Association Principal Executive Committee and past Chair of Central Counties Branch of the British Dental Association.

Read the review

Paul Worskett

Paul is the principal of Amblecote Dental Care. The practice is a prototype blend B practice as part of the ongoing NHS contract reform process, having initially been a pilot practice since 2011. Paul has extensive experience of dentistry and has a special interest in cosmetic and implant dental care. He has had 2 papers published in the BDJ and Dental Update.

Ian Redfearn

Ian is the owner of Dentistry For All, a prototype A practice in Nelson. He qualified from Newcastle in 1990, holds an MSc in Restorative and Aesthetic Dentistry and has been an Educational Supervisor for newly qualified dentists.

George Savva

George is the co-owner of Alexandra Dental Care, a mixed practice. He holds an MSc in Clinical Dentistry and is an approved mentor for Implant Dentistry, as well as being a vocational trainer for Sheffield University since 1999.

PAST EVENT - Durham | panel and review

PAST EVENT - Manchester | panel and review

PAST EVENT - Gatwick | panel and review

PAST EVENT - Chelmsford | panel and review

PAST EVENT - Nottingham | panel and review