Dentist blog

Chris Mackenzie

Maximising the value of your practice

Preparing for the sale of your practice can be one of the biggest decisions of your career. This month we discuss three of the big questions you need to consider when preparing to get the best valuation for your practice
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Boundaries for Life - its not just about the cricket!

Simplyhealth Professionals is gearing up for a third season of support for Boundaries For Life at cricket matches across the UK. Founded in 2010 by Dr Chet Trivedy, a dual-qualified dentist and doctor, Boundaries for Life offers free health checks for spectators and ground staff at major cricket fixtures throughout the UK. Sponsored by Simplyhealth Professionals, the project is made possible through a team of volunteer health professionals who check for signs and risks of health issues including blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, heart age and obesity.
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Managing Mental Health at Work

Taking time out from the daily 9-5 to attend training can often be a challenge when we are under pressure from deadlines, so when you do attend a course that really delivers, it can feel like such a good investment.
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Understand your risks: Vicarious Liability in Dentistry

As a dental practice owner, you may be unaware of the legal risks to your business. In this increasingly litigious society, it’s important to understand what you are liable for, and how to mitigate the threats to your practice. MIAB’s Director, Tristan Lennox-Gentle, explains specific exposures, and the steps to ensure you’re effectively protected.
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Supporting mental health for patients and practice teams

Lisa Humble discusses how our training Academy can support your practice team when understanding how to support patients with mental health issues
Catherine Rutland

Positive Loop

I have come more and more to realise that the people around you and your state of mind are what ultimately determine how life goes. Some may say it is purely your state of mind but I add the people around you as they can have such a bearing on the wider picture.
Andrew North

The Implications of Clawback in NHS Dentistry

MIAB’s Director, Andrew North, looks at the implications of clawback in NHS Dentistry, and the impact this may have on the long-term sustainability of a business, taking into account today’s multitude of pressures that exist in the industry.

A company with purpose

Established in 1872 with an aim to address social inequality, Simplyhealth has a long-standing history of initiating projects that support charitable causes. The Probe’s editor caught up with the company’s Chief Customer Officer, Kate Thornton, to find out what makes Simplyhealth’s corporate and social commitments unique.
Catherine Rutland

Mentoring Women in Dentistry

Libby Stonell sat down with Caroline Coleman and Catherine Rutland of Simplyhealth Professionals to discuss the benefits of mentoring women within the dental profession for both the individual and their workplace...
Catherine Rutland

A view from the other side

The last few weeks have seemed a little bit like a ‘view from the other side’, some of it in our field and some in other areas of healthcare. In a short space of time I have experienced routine checks, treatment with and without local anaesthetic, surgery, a GA and a hospital stay, and not all for the same thing! Despite the fact that of course out of choice you wouldn’t necessarily want all of the above, it has given me the opportunity to consider how our patients feel and how we disseminate information.