cycling

The positive side of risk management

I have recently returned from presenting at our first cycle conference. One of the days I presented for almost two hours in a very hot room on the subject of risk management. Poor delegates I hear you cry, worn out from cycling all day in the Mallorcan sun and having to sit in a warm room and listen to me.
Open water swimming

Find people who understand you at courses and events

Well a few hours ago I had a gorgeous drive as the sun rose on my way up the M3 to Heathrow. Belfast clearly didn’t get the advance weather requirements I sent…I’m beginning to think my requests go unheeded!!!
YDEPPA - inspiring children to good health

Inspiring children to good oral health with YDEPPA

YDEPPA (Young Denplan PreViser Assessment) is now available free to all Simplyhealth Professionals’ members - a unique opportunity to have free access to a tool which we believe is right at the leading edge of dental care for young patients. Having played a key role in developing the YDEPPA tool, Stephen Fayle explains the key benefits of this online facility which provides a framework for a holistic oral assessment of a child.
GDPR - the new millennium bug?

GDPR - the new 'Millennium bug'?

Roger Matthews looks at the significance to you of the EU’s forthcoming General Data Protection Regulations.
Sports dentistry

Winning ways with sports dentistry

Dentist Leo O’Hara describes the role GDPs can play in protecting those playing sport from dental harm.
NHS IF home pane;

New research provides insights towards NHS attitudes

Simplyhealth Professionals recently conducted research to discover dentists’ attitudes towards the NHS, potential contract changes and private dentistry. Read our blog to find out what the results showed.
Great South Run

The challenges we face

If you’ve read my column before you will know that I am quite happy to take on a challenge. There are often times when I regret the decision but am usually still stupid enough to keep going with it. I have been trying to work out why I will keep going when everything inside me, and sometimes the people around me, are saying stop.
Consumer Oral Health Survey

Consumer Oral Health Survey

Every year, we run a comprehensive consumer survey to explore how people feel about their oral health and dental care. This provides invaluable insights for dentists into how often people visit the dentist, their oral health habits, what’s important to them from their dental practice, and much more.
Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

The Head and Neck Cancer Foundation

During Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017, Simplyhealth Professionals will be highlighting some of the work and clinical developments that the Head and Neck Cancer Foundation is championing.
BDIA

‘Future proofing the art of self-defence in dental practice’: a guest blog by Derek Pearson, editor of Dental Review

In the Dental Practice of the Future lecture hall during BDIA Dental Showcase, Simplyhealth Professionals' Head of Professional Support Services, Catherine Rutland, discussed how dental professionals should prepare to tackle both internal and external risks threatening the practice environment. What does this mean?