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  • Dental practices to reopen from 8th June

    • 29 May 2020

    Dentists in England relieved to re-open but key questions remain.

  • Dentistry and coronavirus

    Dentistry and coronavirus

    • 29 May 2020

    A collection of articles from the British Dental Journal relating to dentistry and the 2020 coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic.

  • James Goldman, Associate Director of Advisory Serv

    Will dental recruitment market survive coronavirus pandemic?

    • 15 Apr 2020
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    Here Adrian O'Dowd provides a view on how the virus impacting the dental recruitment market, interviewing James Goldman from the British Dental Association, Kelly Saxby, Green Apple Dental Recruitment and Paul Holborn from Blue Sky People

  • How agencies are dealing with hard to fill positions

    • 27 Feb 2020
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    How can recruitment agencies remain relevant when there are more jobs than dentists?

  • CPD for your field of practice

    • 27 Jan 2020

    The GDC puts a strong focus on your individual field of practice for planning your CPD.

  • 10 things you need to know about the 2015 NHS Pension Scheme

    • 7 Jan 2020
    • Joanne McKeown

    It's important to know what the benefits are and what you are entitled too, particularly if you are thinking about, or are already in the 2015 NHS Pensions scheme (for dentists who working in England and Wales).

  • Dentistry – a ticket to the world?

    • 22 Nov 2019
    • By Adrian O'Dowd

    Uncertainties in UK recruitment for dentists, an unpopular dental contract and limits to potential earnings for dentists are all factors that may play a part in some dentists considering a career move overseas.

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    New generation of dentists turning to dental corporates 

    • 11 Oct 2019
    • Adrian O'Dowd

    As dental corporate firms are increasing their slice of the market, it appears that younger dentists are increasingly being drawn to what they see as attractive job opportunities.

  • 7 tips for job-seeking associates

    • 20 Sep 2019
    • Neeta Udhian

    When seeking your next associate position, there are several factors to take into account. Here are my top seven to consider

  • Reflective practice and CPD

    Reflective practice and CPD

    • 21 Aug 2019

    The recent joint statement of the UK’s statutory health regulators, including the GDC, Benefits of becoming a reflective practitioner [1] asserts their encouragement to registrants to be reflective practitioners.

  • Issues to consider when negotiating the length of a lease

    • 18 Jun 2019

    Recent research by BNP Paribas Real Estate has shown that the average length of new commercial leases in the UK is 7.1 years. Statistics don’t tell you how long you should go for with your practice’s lease, however, when thinking about this there are a number of factors that you ought to consider.

  • The mouth care lead nurse

    • 7 Jun 2019
    • Sarah Haslam

    Sarah Haslam, the Mouth Care Matters lead for Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, describes her work and explains why more work needs to be done to bring recognition to the role.

  • BDA Indemnity

    New BDA Indemnity

    • 5 Jun 2019

    Comprehensive, contractual and bespoke professional liability insurance, plus dentist-led advice and resources.

  • Practice Management: What you can do about a price rise

    • 5 Jun 2019

    Claire is a practice management consultant in the BDA Practice Support Team, she qualified as a solicitor in 2008 and advises general dental practitioners on associate contracts and a wide range of employment and other law

  • Overseas dentists – the skills needed for UK working

    • 1 Apr 2019
    • Adrian O’Dowd

    The dentistry workforce in the UK has an international flavour and a significant minority is made up of practitioners who trained outside of the country.

  • Associate Agreements – Harsh Terms to Watch Out For

    • 22 Mar 2019

    You’re ecstatic. You’ve just received a letter confirming an offer of your dream associate position. The contract is enclosed and you are asked to sign and return a copy, demonstrating your acceptance of the post, without delay.

  • Inderpreet Singh Kambo

    Career Paths - From Dentistry to Data Intelligence

    • 8 Mar 2019
    • Inderpreet Singh Kambo

    Inderpreet Singh Kambo shares with us the story of his transition from being a dentist to becoming a management consultant.

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    Postcode search: Why you should be using it when searching for your next dental job

    • 5 Feb 2019
    • Helen Burgess

    Have a happier commute with BDJ Jobs.

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    CPD checklist – What you should do

    • 25 Jan 2019
    • James Dawson, Head of Advice Publications in the Practice Support Team at the BDA

    The first year of the GDC’s enhanced CPD scheme has now come to an end. You will know that the new scheme saw changes to the required number of verifiable CPD hours and a mandatory requirement to have a personal development plan (PDP) in place.

  • Alpesh Khetia, a dentist and director with Roderic

    New year, new job?

    • 16 Jan 2019
    • Adrian O’Dowd

    The beginning of a new year can trigger a desire for change and something new, which can easily apply to work, but what is the best way to secure a new job?