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  • Dental litigation - fighting back

    Dental Litigation - @DentistGoneBadd leads the fight back


    by DentistGoneBadd
    Sunday, 18 March 2018
  • King v Sash Windows; could a bill for 20 years back dated holiday pay land on your desk?

    On 29th November 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) handed down its decision in the case of King v Sash Windows. It is another case in a long line on holiday pay and has opened the flood gates for workers to claim unpaid holiday dating back 20 years.Why is this relevant to dental practices?At ...

    by Laura Pearce
    Tuesday, 13 March 2018
  • What will it actually take?

    Once again the new patient charges have been announced for the NHS, and once again they have gone up far more than the amount dentists will get for their UDA’s. The third consecutive inflation-busting rise in patient charges means that an ever increasing number of dentists will find themselves as un ...

    by Simon Thackeray
    Monday, 12 March 2018
  • And the Oscar goes to...

    And the Oscar goes to...


    by DentistGoneBadd
    Sunday, 04 March 2018
  • I think I’ll go and eat worms

    “Nobody loves us, everyday hates us, think I’ll go and eat worms. “Sometimes listening to discussions between dentists at my speaking events, or reading the opinions voiced online at various forums I have to wonder about the dental mind-set. There seems to be a dominant attitude that if there’s a wa ...

    by Alun Rees
    Wednesday, 28 February 2018
  • CPD Courses By@DentistGoneBadd

    My CPD Course By @DentistGoneBadd


    by DentistGoneBadd
    Thursday, 22 February 2018
  • The Poetry of Dentistry

    Poetry of Dentistry by @DentistGoneBadd


    by DentistGoneBadd
    Monday, 19 February 2018
  • Does TUPE spell trouble for NHS dental contracts?

    The NHS are currently in the process of putting out to tender a number of specialist NHS dental contracts, including orthodontics. The NHS are advising practices who intend to re-tender or bid for the first time to seek advice in relation to TUPE (Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) ...

    by Laura Pearce
    Tuesday, 13 February 2018
  • Safe air and fury

    The Tale of a Dental Tyrant by @DentistGoneBadd


    by DentistGoneBadd
    Monday, 05 February 2018
  • Professional Suicide

    There have been many episodes I’m sure we all know about where a colleague has done something that has been their eventual professional downfall. Examples like the well publicised cases of Joyce Trail and Desmond D’Mello are a demonstration of how a professional has destroyed their own career and re ...

    by Simon Thackeray
    Sunday, 28 January 2018
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