Bodcast by Practice Plan
Motivating your team

Motivating your team

December 13, 2021

In this weeks episode of Bodcast, Jonathan Drury catches up with Louise Bone, Business Development Manager at Medenta, to share her top tips for motivating your team.

What you’ll hear:

  • Reasons some teams might be struggling
  • Importance of bringing the team together and keeping them in the loop
  • Random acts of kindness and showing appreciation
  • Looking after yourself as-well as others

Who should listen:

  • Practice managers
  • Practice owners
Life stories with Barry Oulton

Life stories with Barry Oulton

December 13, 2021

Barry Oulton, Founder of The Confident Dentist reflects on his career in dentistry and shares his top tips from his training academy. 

What you’ll hear:

  • How Barry got started in dentistry
  • NLP - influencing in a positive way
  • Why Barry loves dentistry
  • Lessons learnt along the way
  • Being kind to yourself
  • Top tips from the confident dentist

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals

https://www.theconfidentdentist.com

Reflections on 2021

Reflections on 2021

November 26, 2021

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan Group looks back on this year, the challenges the dental industry has faced and his thoughts for 2022.

What you'll hear:

  • Reflections on 2021
  • Challenges the industry has faced
  • Mental health in the profession
  • Predictions for 2022

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals
Mandatory Vaccinations - The impact on dental practices

Mandatory Vaccinations - The impact on dental practices

November 16, 2021

Nigel Jones, Sales and Marketing Director at Practice Plan Group is joined with Sarah Buxton, Director and HR and employment solicitor at FTA Law to discuss the latest government announcement on mandatory COVID vaccinations for all frontline staff and the impact on dental practices.

What you'll hear:

  • Overview of the situation
  • Deadline for vaccinations
  • Responsibilities as an employer
  • Exemptions
  • Having a conversation with your staff
  • Implications

Who should listen:

  • Practice owners
  • Practice managers
Insights from the field

Insights from the field

November 9, 2021

Suki Singh, Area Manager at Practice Plan shares his insights from dental practices at the minute and the common issues they are dealing with.

What you'll hear:

  • Issues practices are having at the minute
  • Staff morale and recruitment
  • Ideas to boost morale
  • What other practices are implementing
  • Dealing with backlog of appointments and patient enquiries
  • Thoughts for the future

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals
NHS dentistry discussed: No change is not an option

NHS dentistry discussed: No change is not an option

November 9, 2021

Join Nigel Jones and Eddie Crouch as they discuss the most up-to-date information available to NHS England contract holders and the implications for dentistry across the UK.

What you'll hear:

  • UDA targets
  • Abatement
  • Clawback
  • System reform programmes
  • Workforce issues
  • Covid-19 safety precautions, including personal protective equipment (PPE) and fallow time
  • Signals of change
  • Quick wins vs. longer term changes

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals

*Recording taken from webinar with FMC on Wednesday 20th October 2021.

What does the new budget mean for dentistry

What does the new budget mean for dentistry

November 2, 2021

Gareth Stainsby, Financial Consultant in the dental segment at Wesleyan Financial Services, shares an overview on the recent budget announcement and how it effects dentistry.

What you'll hear:

  • Lift on public sector pay
  • Business rate revaluations
  • Recovery loan scheme
  • VAT exemption for dental prostheses imports
  • Financial challenges for dentists

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals
Coaching techniques to strengthen relationships with patients

Coaching techniques to strengthen relationships with patients

October 26, 2021

In this weeks episode, Siobhan Kelleher, qualified coach and dental hygienist shares her top coaching techniques to build rapport and strengthen the relationship between you and your patients.

What you'll hear:

  • The importance of connecting with your patients
  • Seeing things from their perspective
  • The OSCAR coaching model
  • Motivational interview techniques
  • Listening to your patients

Who should listen:

  • All dental professionals

To find out more about Siobhans coaching visit www.siobhankelleher.com/

Life stories with Michael Bentley

Life stories with Michael Bentley

October 19, 2021

In this weeks bodcast, Michael Bentley, Practice Manager and dental business consultant joins us to discuss his career path and things he's learnt along the way.

What you’ll hear:

  • How Michael got started in dentistry
  • His career path so far
  • Why Michael loves dentistry
  • Lessons learnt along the way
  • Advice for others looking to progress their career

Who should listen:

  • Dental nurses
  • Receptionists
  • Practice managers
Maximising the value of your practice

Maximising the value of your practice

October 19, 2021

Chris Strevens, Director at Frank Taylor and associates joins us in this latest bodcast to discuss the benefits of offering finance and other things to consider when buying and selling practices.

What you'll hear:

  • How the property market looks currently
  • The impact finance has on a practice
  • Expanding on the services practices offer
  • Importance of marketing
  • Other things to consider

Who should listen:

  • Associates
  • Dentists
  • Practice Owners
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