Dentist blog

Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017

November is Mouth Cancer Action Month

Simplyhealth Professionals is delighted to be the main sponsor once again of the Oral Health Foundation’s Mouth Cancer Action Month (MCAM).
Henry Clover

There's no health without oral health

Reading a piece in Raconteur recently, I can across a sentence above which, in seven words, rather adroitly (and hopefully slightly provocatively) summed up the true importance of oral health. Perhaps it is time to turn health on its head - almost literally - and simply put oral health first in line in the healthcare queue. Quite simply, oral health supports and reflects the health of the entire body.
Enhanced CPD

Finding the right CPD

Enhanced CPD is rapidly approaching, and we really need to start thinking about it. And thinking is a big part of the new system. Personally I welcome this shift in attitude and I know many who agree, especially those who believe and understand how valuable good CPD can be to any registrant group.
NHS if webinar

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.
Dentistry Show Team

Uniting the Profession

Our Head of Professional Services, Catherine Rutland, discusses how communication can be vital in helping others within the profession who are struggling.
hotel

The personal touch

Catherine Rutland, our Head of Professional Services, talks about the importance of customer service
Gourmet society card

Gourmet Society offer for new patients

We’re always looking for ways to support and help you grow your practice. Our Gourmet Society offer demonstrates our investment in you and your practice team.
NHS IF home pane;

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.
NHS IF home pane;

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
NHS IF home pane;

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*.