New NHS Contract

Since 2012 the NHS has been trying to develop a new NHS dental contract by creating pilot contracts. These pilots have used the capitation method for remuneration and reward dentists for having higher patient numbers, and taking on new patients.…

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Occupational Health

In April 2013, there was a change in the NHS commissioning structure and the funding for occupational health services for Manchester Dental staff ceased to exist as it was redistributed in the CCGs budget. Occupational health was a vital tool…

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GDC ARF

As you are all aware the GDC has been trying to increase the annual retention fee by 64% in the last year from £576 to £945. This increase is completely unjustified and is brought about by the poor management within…

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