Category: Dentistry

As if there weren’t enough conferences, study clubs, post-graduate courses and overseas jollies for us to attend, I’m here at Hammersmith’s Novotel this morning, preparing to co-introduce and co-compere Stars of Dentistry 2018, with the usual glitterati of the clinical world showing the audience how things can be done. In the member’s declaration of interests,…
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I’m frequently contacted by people who have products and services of relevance to my clients. For over 20+ years I have maintained a policy that I do not accept introducers fees or commissions – I simply broadcast and comment on good ideas. It’s that time again – time to plan 2019 – and if that…
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Extreme Business 2018 London workshop done and my 47 delegates are sent home with spreadsheets, handouts and their heads buzzing with numbers. I invested quite some time at the start of the day in asking for feedback on Q1 of 2018 – always a chance to feel the pulse of the client base and get…
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For some this will be the last few days before the “voting is closed” on the last year’s UDA targets, the last few patients are herded through the sheep dip and the financial reckoning takes place. Principals will no doubt enjoy a celebration drink over the weekend, as the annual delivery battle closes and the…
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  Last week I asked whether any of you had felt a difference caused by Brexit. Predictably, responses were mainly “no difference” because the majority of us are just getting on with life whilst our politicians negotiate the deal that none of us really care about anyway. However, there were two responses that I pulled…
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Wonderful because those who take this “tide in the affairs of men” will have to reinvent themselves as private practitioners. Whatever your views on the history of NHS ortho – the gravy train is coming to an abrupt end. The laggards will complain from a place of denial. The late adopters will wait and see.…
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Newcastle this morning and temperatures of -5 and a few inches of snow as the city slowly wakes. This evening I’m booked to meet with The Campbell Academy Peer Review to facilitate a conversation around the subject of “Winter is Coming” (a SWOT analysis of UK dentistry) – little did I know how prophetic the…
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