NHS to Private – dental landscape

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Can the dental recovery plan deliver real change?
Nigel Jones weighs up the pros and cons of the recently announced dental recovery plan – does it represent real…
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A game of two halves in practice sales
Christie & Co associate director Steve O’Connor speaks to Practice Plan’s Nigel Jones about the varied picture of the practice…
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Changes will continue – Nigel Jones looks towards the future of private practice
What does the future have in store for private dentistry? Nigel Jones considers recent trends and changes in UK dentistry…
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‘Any time is a good time to convert’ – advice from an NHS to private expert
Simon Gallier first transitioned a practice to private dentistry 30 years ago – here he shares some advice for those…
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NHS to private conversions – ‘no sign of things slowing down’
Katrina Rees and Suki Singh discuss the trend throughout 2023 of practices converting from NHS to independent dentistry and whether…
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The new Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR) – is it worth the paper it’s written on?
A new streamlined SDR was unveiled at the end of the summer to mixed reviews. Practice Plan regional support manager…
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An opportunity lost – ring-fenced dental funding was just a pipe dream
Addressing the barriers to patient attendance while encouraging the continued attendance of those already engaged in their own oral health…
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Contract reform: a quiet revolution?
Nigel Jones wonders what the future holds for NHS dental contract reform – are we soon to see an NHS recovery…
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The practice sales market – sinking or still buoyant?
The dental practice market has seen a shift since the COVID lockdowns, as Lis Hughes, managing director of Frank Taylor…
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NHS Dentistry Select Committee Report – no time to waste
‘They are in for a rude awakening’ – Nigel Jones shares his thoughts on the NHS Dentistry Select Committee Report. As…
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The impact of the dental landscape on patient mindsets
Gaby Bissett speaks to Zoe Close, head of sales at the Practice Plan Group, who considers the state of the…
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Is it choice or a dilemma?
The balance of power has shifted in dentistry – dentists don’t need reasons why they shouldn’t leave the NHS, but…
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Nigel Jones breaks down the NHS workforce plan
The long overdue workforce plan for the NHS is long on ambition and short on credibility when it comes to…
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Prioritisation – is dentistry rocking your whole world?
Nigel Jones discusses a well-known prioritisation metaphor – find out if you need to get your own rocks in order.…
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With change comes opportunity
Nigel Jones considers the many options available in dentistry right now, and why investing some time and energy can get…
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What now for the NHS?
Is there a future for NHS dentistry? Practice Plan’s sales and marketing director, Nigel Jones, offers his views following the…
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Practice valuations – is NHS goodwill declining?
In a recent Practice Plan webinar, sales and marketing director, Nigel Jones, was joined by head of dental at UNW,…
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The dental landscape across the four home nations
If you’re interested in a whistle-stop tour of the dental landscape across the four home nations, then look no further…
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Nigel Jones’s review of 2022 and what we can expect going forward
We caught up with Nigel Jones, sales and marketing director at Practice Plan, who looks back over 2022 and reveals…
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