Inside Out: NHS dentistry discussed – spotlight on Scotland

Here is a part of Practice Plan’s live webinar series hosted by sales and marketing director, Nigel Jones.

This latest instalment is a thought-provoking and frank discussion on the topic of Scottish NHS dentistry.

Inside Out

During this turbulent year, much of the profession is facing ever-evolving uncertainty. This is mainly due to the multiple challenges that rose as a result of the pandemic. It is leaving us feeling like we’re firefighting on a day-to-day basis.

The Inside Out webinar series therefore aims to provide insight and clarity on topics revolving around the NHS from key opinion leaders to help move the profession forwards.

Mohammed Samad is the practice owner of Carntyne Dental Care based in Glasgow. He is the and founding chair of the Scottish Dental Practice Owners group (SDPO). Along with Louise Bone, regional support manager for Scotland, Mohammed speaks to Nigel to discuss the big issues, changes and also talking points that are affecting NHS dentistry in Scotland today.

What does the webinar cover?

This insightful webinar covers a range of Scottish-focused topics including:

  • Opinions on the announcement that the full range of NHS treatments will be available in Scotland from 1 November
  • The current NHS landscape and also funding challenges
  • The high expectations from patients and the government to resume practice as normal
  • Thoughts on what the future holds for NHS dentistry
  • The day-to-day issues of practising through the pandemic
  • Fallow time and the latest guidance
  • And more.

If you’d like to see the full webinar, you can do so here.

About Nigel

Nigel Jones is sales and marketing director at Practice Plan, a specialist provider of practice-branded dental plans. He has consequently supported the development of successful private practices throughout the majority of his 28-year career.

Practice Plan has supported over 1,500 dental practices to transform the profitability of their business through the combination of a well-populated plan and personalised support including marketing, business advice, events and also training.

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About Louise

Louise Bone is a regional support manager for the Practice Plan Group and has 17 plus years’ experience in dentistry including in practice.

About Mohammed

Mohammed Samad is a practice owner in Glasgow and founding chair of the Scottish Dental Practice Owners (SDPO) group.

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