2nd July | Virtual Event
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The NHS to Private Dentistry Show

2nd July | Virtual Event

The Expert's Guide to Making the Move from NHS to Private Dentistry

Are you unhappy working within the constraints of the NHS and thinking of making the journey towards private dentistry, or leaving the NHS altogether? If so, this event is designed with you in mind.

 

Making the move from NHS to private dentistry is a big decision and one that needs careful consideration. Discover the important facts and information you need to help you understand and evaluate your options out of the NHS, and why there’s never been a better time to grab the opportunity to make the change, at this free-to-attend virtual event which is programmed by Practice Plan and Wesleyan.

 

 

We’ve got a line-up of fact-finding webinars that will guide you through the journey of making a conversion, helping you to decide whether it’s the right move for you. A team of experts will be on-hand throughout the morning and will be happy to chat and answer any questions you may have. There will also be a whole host of other useful resources that will help you to think through some of the big factors when considering a move to private care.

 

The first step to making the move is simple…register for this event now!

  Friday 2 July 2021   08:30 -14:00   Virtual Event
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The NHS to Private Dentistry Show

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The Expert’s Guide to Making the Move from NHS to Private Dentistry

As a virtual event you’ll be able to join our morning series of sessions from the comfort of your home from your laptop, tablet or even mobile phone. The virtual webinar space includes private live-chat with Practice Plan & Wesleyan’s conversion experts, who will be on hand to answer any questions you have on how to successfully journey from NHS to private dentistry.

What’s On
  Friday 2 July 2021
What Next for NHS Dentistry?
09:00 - 09:50
Nigel Jones, Eddie Crouch & Simon Thackeray
What Next for NHS Dentistry?
09:00- 09:50 | Add to Calendar

We’ll kick-start the event with some of the biggest names in the industry. Join Nigel Jones, Eddie Crouch and Simon Thackeray for this thought-provoking and hard-hitting session, where they’ll be discussing the challenges and talking points that matter in NHS dentistry today.

Nigel, Eddie and Simon will be addressing key issues including:

– The NHS landscape across the UK and how the COVID-19 pandemic has been a catalyst for change within the industry
– The current NHS UDA dental targets, the impact this has had on practices and predictions for what will happen after 1st October 2021
– How dental teams have responded to and dealt with the current state-of-play of working within the constraints of an NHS contract
– What the future holds for NHS dentistry including timescales and nature of a potential contract reform.

Nigel Jones: Sales and Marketing Director, Practice Plan
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: Chair of the British Dental Association Principal Executive Committee
Eddie Crouch has been Chair of the British Dental Association 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.

Simon Thackeray: Principal Dental Surgeon
Simon has been a GDP since qualifying in 1991, initially in the NHS, and since 2005 in his award-winning private practice in Nottinghamshire. Simon sits on the GDPC committee of the BDA and is also a past BDA branch president for South Yorkshire.

Unlock Your Potential: You CAN Make a Move Towards Independence
10:40 - 11:20
Rebecca Mander & Suki Singh
Unlock Your Potential: You CAN Make a Move Towards Independence
10:40- 11:20 | Add to Calendar

Making big choices and taking on significant changes can be daunting, especially when it impacts your business. Join Rebecca Mander, Founder of GuruYou Coaching, for this live, interactive session where she will empower you and help you to realise you do have the potential to achieve your vision of moving towards private dentistry and a brighter future.

With her unique coaching tools, Rebecca will encourage you to look more deeply at what is holding you back and help to change your perspective. She will be supported by Suki Singh, Area Sales Manager at Practice Plan, who will highlight some of the key barriers that stop dentists from moving forward and pursuing their goals – so grab a piece of paper and a pen and unlock your potential for change.

Rebecca Mander: Executive Coach, GuruYou Coaching
Rebecca Mander is an inspiring executive coach and founder of GuruYou Coaching. She specialises in supporting leaders within businesses who are undergoing challenges, change and setback, giving them the tools and techniques to build confidence, resilience, and drive.

Suki Singh: Area Sales Manager, Practice Plan
Suki Singh is an Area Sales Manager at Practice Plan and has over 17 years’ experience within dentistry, so he understands the issues and challenges of running a dental practice. He is highly experienced and hugely knowledge when it comes to supporting a practice to evaluate their options away from the NHS.

How to Successfully Transition from NHS to Private Dentistry (step-by-step!)
11:25 - 12:05
Les Jones & Zoe Close
How to Successfully Transition from NHS to Private Dentistry (step-by-step!)
11:25- 12:05 | Add to Calendar

During this honest and practical session, the NHS conversion experts will guide you through the proven processes and key stop-off points of making a full or partial conversion from NHS to private dentistry, which can all happen at a pace that suits you.

Les and Zoe will cover:

– How we can assess your unique situation and measure it against a number of key influencing factors to determine if a move is right for you
– The full financial analysis and how introducing a patient plan will provide better financial security
– Guidance on how to get the buy-in and support of your team
– How to communicate with your patients to ensure you achieve the right numbers on plan to sustain a private practice
– The in-practice support, training and specialist guidance available to help you on your journey
– How Practice Plan can advise and support you every step of the way.

Les Jones: Creative Director, Practice Plan
Les Jones is the Creative Director at Practice Plan, having worked within the dental industry for over twelve years he has a wealth of knowledge about the dental industry. With a forward-thinking, strategic and practical approach, Les will challenge you and your team about doing things differently and better for the future of you and your practice.

Zoe Close: Area Sales Manager, Practice Plan
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.

How to Replace Your NHS Pension and Benefits When Going Private
12:10 - 12:55
Nigel Jones, Michael Copeland & Wilf Moralee
How to Replace Your NHS Pension and Benefits When Going Private
12:10- 12:55 | Add to Calendar

When moving to private dentistry, the benefits you receive as part of your NHS contract, including your NHS pension, will need to be replaced to help you maintain a secure financial future.

It may sound a little daunting, however the financial experts are here to guide you! Join Michael Copeland, Wilf Moralee and Nigel Jones for this live webinar, as they help you to make sense of the financial considerations and solutions available to you when converting to private dentistry.

Michael, Wilf and Nigel will be talking you through:

– The NHS pension scheme and other benefits you currently receive including life cover and sick pay
– What will happen to your NHS pension scheme when moving to private dentistry and the different options available to you
– How you can successfully replace the financial benefits you received from working within the NHS
– What the McCloud judgement (Pension Age Discrimination) may mean for you and your pension.

Plus, there’ll be a LIVE Q&A where you can ask the experts any burning, financial questions you may have!

Nigel Jones: Sales and Marketing Director, Practice Plan
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.

Michael Copeland: Senior Area Manager, Wesleyan
Michael is a Senior Area Manager for Wesleyan, who offers specialist financial advice and products to dentists. Michael has 30 years of financial services advising experience and has specialised with dentists and dental professionals since 2004.

He has in-depth knowledge of the NHS pension scheme, annual and lifetime allowance calculations and headroom checks, business financial planning including partnership and keyman protection, exit strategies and succession planning, protecting your wealth and estate planning.

Wilf Moralee: Professional Development Consultant, Wesleyan
Wilf Moralee is a Chartered Financial Planner with 19 years’ experience in financial planning. He now spends his time coaching and developing other Financial Consultants at Wesleyan. He has specialist knowledge of the NHS pension scheme and how to replace your NHS benefits if moving to private practice.

Why There's Never Been a Better Time to Make the Move from NHS to Private Dentistry
13:00 - 13:40
Les Jones, Zoe Close & Craig Walsh
Why There's Never Been a Better Time to Make the Move from NHS to Private Dentistry
13:00- 13:40 | Add to Calendar

Les Jones and Zoe Close will help you to reflect on what you have learnt about working within NHS dentistry throughout the pandemic and on what kind of future you see for yourself and your business. You’ll discover the reasons why you’re in a strong position and why NOW is your best opportunity to become a mixed or fully private practice.

Les and Zoe will be discussing:

– What day-to-day life is like working within the NHS and how the COVID-19 pandemic has given dental teams a taste of the benefits of private dentistry
– How the pandemic has highlighted the importance of dental care and changed the behaviour of patients and made them more accepting of change
– The surge of new patient enquiries within private practices and reports of a three-year waiting list within NHS practices
– The key factors you need to consider when thinking about making a full or partial conversion
– Your options out of the NHS and towards independence, along with the many benefits of making the move.

You’ll also hear from Craig Walsh, Principal of Buxton Dental Practice, who took control and decided to move away from the NHS and go membership-only after his practice reopened following lockdown.

Les Jones: Creative Director, Practice Plan
Les Jones is the Creative Director at Practice Plan, having worked within the dental industry for over twelve years he has a wealth of knowledge about the dental industry. With a forward-thinking, strategic and practical approach, Les will challenge you and your team about doing things differently and better for the future of you and your practice.

Zoe Close: Head of Sales, Practice Plan
Zoe Close is the Head of Sales 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.

Craig Walsh: Principal of Buxton Dental Practice
Dr Craig Walsh BDS BSc is the Principal Dentist at Buxton Dental Practice, a family practice situated in the heart of the Peak District. Craig moved away from the NHS to go membership-only after the practice reopened following lockdown.

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