Believe it or not, in recent years there has been a huge increase in the number of claims made against general dentist practitioners (GDPs). Now, over 90% of dentists fear being sued. Especially as with the growing number of complaints GDPs are experiencing – expectations from patients, media coverage and the ease at which a…
As an incentive for the team to stay active whilst working remotely from home, the directors agreed to donate £125 to Brighter Futures which supports Great Western Hospitals in Swindon if the team completed a combined total of 24 hours of exercise between the 23rd & 29th March. Each team member could log a maximum of 30 minutes each per day, whether it be walking/running or a home workout.
If you are a dental professional, you are more than likely aware of the importance of dental indemnity insurance. It’s not only a requirement of your General Dentist Council (GDC) registration, but it will also protect you and your career in the event of you needing to make a claim. Myth 1: My Nurses…
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For burglars on the lookout for an easy target, a dark house is a sure sign that no-one is home. They can break in and scope out each room until they find what they’ve been searching for. A stash of the latest gadgets, sparkling jewellery and designer clothing… Don’t let your home be the target.
The end of the year is steadily looming. As you start to think about closing down for a well-deserved festive break, give yourself a head start to hit the ground running in the New Year and research your Dental Indemnity insurance renewal this month.
Thirty or more years ago, a criminal would have had to physically broken into your practice to steal precious data, now just a few taps on a keyboard can gain them full access. So you’ll be forgiven in questioning the data security within cloud technology.
A few years ago medical professionals would have felt the need to hide when depression was eating away at them, or that their workload was becoming a problem. Now the subject of mental wellbeing is welcomed. The taboo over mental health has been slowly chipped away.
Business Email Compromise (BEC) is now the main reason for cyber insurance claims, having overtaken ransomware and data breaches. Is your practice fully equipped in the event of a hacker’s email slipping past your cyber security, and most importantly, are you fully insured if things go wrong?
As a practice owner, you need to run a tight ship to make sure that everything in your practice ticks over as it should. Time is precious and when you’re busy your priority is your patients rather than insurance. But dropping one ball can lead to a cascade of organisational mayhem. This is where your…