“Government’s blind pursuit of affordability” risks the future of NHS dentistry, says association

The British Dental Association (BDA) has responded to news that the Department of Health and Social Care has dubbed a below-inflation pay rise of 3.5 per cent as “affordable” for doctors and dentists...

Funding could be cut from the NHS dentistry budget

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned that hundreds of millions are set to be taken away from NHS dentistry during an unprecedented access crisis, on track to amount to over a tenth of the...

NASDAL Goodwill Survey  - A market returning to normality

This week saw the release of the latest statistics from the NASDAL (National Association of Specialist Dental Accountants and Lawyers) Goodwill Survey. This survey covers the quarter ending October...

Even the Tooth Fairy is feeling the pinch!

Payments from the Tooth Fairy are down 10 per cent as children lose out due to the cost of living crisis, according to a survey of 5,000 parents by Dental Phobia.

Confused about indemnity?

A new webinar sets the record straight.

NHS update – Financial entitlements

The January 2023 bulletin from Ali Sparke and Sara Hurley opened with the writers stating their “support” for NHS contractors who can “deliver up to 110 per cent of their contract value”.

Strongest year on record for practice sales

Christie & Co has launched its Business Outlook 2023: Finding Clarity report, which reflects on the themes, activity and challenges of 2022 and forecasts what 2023 might bring across the industries in...

Pay uplift expected

The British Dental Association (BDA) has said the government’s approach to pay is driving talent out of the NHS, as below-inflation awards leave NHS dentists in England facing a drop in real incomes.

60-year-old Durham dental practice changes hands

 Specialist business property adviser, Christie & Co, has announced the sale of Stoney Field Dental Practice in Durham.

Autumn Budget 2022: how does it impact dentists?

Richard Lishman diagnoses the consequences for the profession.

Supporting patients during the cost of living crisis

Anna Middleton looks at what dental professionals can do.