Category: Practice Management

About a week ago I started asking my clients to think about their “Top 6 goals for 2018”. The answers have been enlightening because, without fail, they have been qualitative and not quantitative. Examples: Better health; More relaxation; Time for family adventures; A reduction in clinical days; An easier workload; Decisiveness. In fact, so far…
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If you are running a three-chair practice with £500,000 in sales and 10 people, you can “wing it” 80% of the time and hold semi-formal meetings to create structures and protocols 20% of the time. If you are running a 6-chair practice with £2m in sales and 20 people, you can “wing it” it 20%…
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The draft service specifications for the NHS ortho contracts have now been sent out. The contract size for XXXX is double my contract value. At first glance, I will either need to employ a second orthodontist, start training therapists (more space or move?) or join up with the provider in a nearby town. Typical of…
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