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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.
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NHS if Webinar

Following the success of our recent In Front seminars, we held our first webinar on NHS Contract reform on Weds 9th August.
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IF practice costs continue to outpace NHS income…

Over 90% of dentists surveyed*, who spent the majority of their clinical time treating NHS patients, said that if practice costs continually outpaced NHS fee income, practice profits would be reduced. Nearly two thirds of these dentists cited the reduction as significant.
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IF working under the NHS means your morale is now notably low...

Key findings from the Dental Working Hours 2014/15 and 2015/16 Motivation Analysis report (Published 8 December 2016) show that the more time dentists spend on NHS/Health Service work, the lower their levels of motivation with half of all survey respondents saying they often think about leaving the profession
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IF every working day is spent chasing time-constraining NHS targets...

Over 70% of dentists with a largely, or purely, NHS patient base, cited fear of formal complains or litigation as a major cause of stress*.
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NHS contract reform: what if?

Denplan recently brought together a panel of dental practitioners and key opinion leaders to give them the opportunity to voice their fears, concerns and hopes for the incoming NHS dental contract and discuss how to make it work for patients and practitioners.