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The NHS dentist conundrum: What’s holding them back?

With the government’s recent announcement of the eagerly anticipated NHS Dentistry Recovery Program, created to tackle ongoing hurdles encountered by NHS dental practices, we share five reasons why dentists aren’t entering the NHS field of work.   1.High levels of admin – There’s the problem of administrative tasks weighing down NHS dental practices. Dentists must…

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Introducing the Apex Membership Package for Dental Professionals

At All Med Pro, we are constantly assessing our clients’ needs and prioritising what is important to them. Therefore, this year, we are excited to introduce our new ‘Apex Membership Package,’ designed to make a fundamental difference to our clients’ requirements. The Apex Membership Package is designed to provide support and guidance to dental professionals…

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GDPR Compliance: Essential Checklist for Dental Practices

This blog outlines fundamental requirements to ensure compliance with GDPR regulations, tailored specifically for dental practices. Making sure both yours and your clients data are protected. Item 1 : Privacy Notices A privacy notice is mandatory and must provide patients with the following information: Explanation of the lawful purpose for processing their personal data, typically…

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5 reasons to switch dental indemnity provider

When it comes to  dental indemnity insurance, you need to be sure that you have the right policy, with the right insurer, and at the right price. As it is also a requirement for General Dentist Council registration, it is not something you can avoid. At All Med Pro, we pride ourselves on being experts…

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The significance of Foundation Dentistry

Embarking on the journey of dentistry as a student is not just about textbooks and exams – it’s a profound exploration into the art of positively impacting lives. Beyond the dental chair lies a world of transformation, where your learning journey intertwines with the power to make a real difference and positive impact in people’s…

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Updated GDC Guidance and Implications for Dentists

Updated GDC Guidance and Implications for Dentists The General Dental Council (GDC) has recently issued updated guidance that will come into effect on February 12, 2024. This comprehensive guidance introduces important changes and considerations for dental professionals across the UK. In this document, we will explore the key aspects of the updated guidance and its…

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Growing concerns: 66% increase in complaints regarding NHS dentistry over the past five years

  Patients in England continue to encounter challenges in accessing NHS dental services, with many expressing dissatisfaction over increased fees and the standard of care. Complaints filed with the government and health service ombudsman have surged from 1,193 in 2017-2018 to 1,982 in 2022-2023.   Spokesman Rob Behrens stated, ‘Poor dental care leaves patients frustrated,…

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Is Your Consent Procedure Compliant with All GDC Requirements?

As a leading provider of dental indemnity, we have witnessed firsthand the ever-changing landscape of dental claims and consent procedures. Consent is a widely recognised concern in dental practices, and it has become increasingly common in the UK with the rise in claims. Hence, a rigorous and well-thought-out consent procedure is essential, plus ensuring that…

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All Med Pro partners with Dental Beauty – A Leading Dental Group in the UK

Dental Beauty Partners is an exclusive collective founded by dentists, catering to the needs of aspiring dental professionals. Their mission is to empower dentists to establish thriving dental practices by offering an acclaimed practice model. This comprehensive framework encompasses meticulously crafted business blueprints that highlight both potential risks and lucrative gains. Leveraging state-of-the-art technology and…

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What does great Dental Indemnity Insurance look like?

When it comes to dental indemnity, August to October is our busiest time here at All Med Pro, with newly qualified dentists coming into the industry and those already established seeking renewals. In the past, people usually got indemnity insurance by being a member of a Dental Defence Organisation (DDO), however, statistics have shown that…

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Updates to GDC Reregistration Process – August 2023

The General Dental Council has now streamlined the process for dental professionals who have missed their annual renewal. If you have been off the register for less than a year and have consistently maintained your Continuing Professional Development (CPD), you are now able to restore your registration with a simple declaration, without the need for…

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4 communication issues dentists face

During our first webinar series, Melonie Prebble and Brian Westbury collaborated on a topic advised by the GDC to be covered in CPD: Patient Complaints. Melonie Prebble is the Co-Founder & Director of Love Your Dentistry. She is an experienced Dental Hygienist and Therapist with over 20 years of industry expertise. Brian Westbury is a Past…

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4 communication issues dentists face

During our first webinar series, Melonie Prebble and Brian Westbury collaborated on a topic advised by the GDC to be covered in CPD: Patient Complaints. Melonie Prebble is the Co-Founder & Director of Love Your Dentistry. She is an experienced Dental Hygienist and Therapist with over 20 years of industry expertise. Brian Westbury is a Past…

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Time to Act: Secure Your Dental Indemnity Renewal

As August approaches and your dental indemnity renewal date draws near, it is crucial to take this opportunity to assess your coverage and ensure you possess the appropriate policy that will safeguard you not only for the upcoming year but also for the foreseeable future.   Understanding the extent of your coverage under your dental…

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Time to Act: Secure Your Dental Indemnity Renewal

As August approaches and your dental indemnity renewal date draws near, it is crucial to take this opportunity to assess your coverage and ensure you possess the appropriate policy that will safeguard you not only for the upcoming year but also for the foreseeable future.   Understanding the extent of your coverage under your dental…

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Inside the South West Dentistry Show: A Recap

All Med Pro participated in the South West Dentistry show at Ashton Gate Stadium last Saturday, enjoying a fantastic day of networking, brand exposure, and CPD learning. Attendees had the chance to attend a variety of lectures held throughout the stadium, as well as gather information from stallholders, including dental indemnity providers, dental practices, and…

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Why Choose All Med Pro As Your Indemnity Provider?

All Med Pro is a leading indemnity provider for dental professionals in the UK that offers unique benefits that set them apart from other providers. We provide policy coverage on an occurrence or claims made basis, which is different from most other providers. This means that the advice we provide is unbiased and tailored to…

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Dental Laboratories – One size doesn’t fit all

All Med Pro have been providing insurance solutions to the healthcare sector for over 10 years.  Over the past 12 months we have been building upon our knowledge and expanded our offerings into the Life Science space and specifically dental laboratories. We are often asked if we can provide insurance for Dental Technicians (clinical or…

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Meet Our Senior Dentolegal Advisor Brian Westbury

After running two successful practices and having worked for 25 years and become the Senior Dentolegal Advisor at a traditional defence organisation, it is pleasing to offer my extensive knowledge of general dental practice, and the regulations and rules that govern it. I believe I have assisted more dentists at GDC hearings and NHS tribunals…

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Dental Indemnity Insurance – Are you covered correctly?

In the past five years we have seen the emergence of many new Dental Indemnity providers which has meant more choice and more competitive premiums which is great news. However, in that same time we have seen a worrying trend in individuals being provided with poor insurance advice and being left with gaps in insurance…

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Dental Practice Insurance considerations

Dental Practice Insurance Sudden and unexpected incidents happen. It could be that you suffer a water leak in a dental surgery or high winds have caused damage to the roof of the dental practice. The insured incidents are defined as named perils within your policy. Before you consider price or service it would be highly…

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Dental Practice Insurance Requirements

Reviewing you Dental Practice Insurance requirements can be a minefield. So what covers are legally required and what are recommended? As an employer, you have a legal obligation to hold Employer’s Liability Insurance. Employers’ liability insurance safeguards the practice against legal and compensation expenses from employee claims. If one of your employees falls ill or sustains an…

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Dental Nurses Indemnity Cover – What’s Included?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_btn title=”GET A QUOTE” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fquote.allmedpro.co.uk%2Fproduct%2Fdental-nurses%2F|title:Contact” el_class=”greenbutton”][vc_column_text]All dental care professionals, including dental nurses, require indemnity insurance as part of their General Dental Council registration. Here we give an overview of choosing the right policy, and what is included. Choosing the right Dental Nurse Indemnity cover As part of your yearly registration with the General Dental Council,…

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Nurses Dental Indemnity Cover – Checklist

All dental care professionals, including dental nurses, require indemnity insurance as part of their General Dental Council registration. Dental nurses play a vital supporting role in the patient’s clinical journey and unfortunately things can sometimes go wrong, so it’s important to make sure you’ve got the right cover in place should you ever need it.

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Cyber Insurance – Reality vs Myth

Cyber attacks and data breaches are becoming more and more frequent. Criminals are getting smarter, and with technology advancing constantly it’s easy to fall prey to their tricks. If it happens to you, the costs could put your practice at a standstill – if you don’t have the right insurance.

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All Med Pro Launches Brand New Dental Indemnity Insurance Cover

In response to changing needs for the dental profession, we’ve yet again improved our dental indemnity cover. Find out how this insurance could help protect your career. Occurrence based, contractual dental indemnity cover, designed for the needs of dental professionals. All Med Pro has launched a new and improved Dental Indemnity insurance policy with additional…

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Average Cost of Cyber Breach Now One Third Higher

The number of medium-sized businesses with Cyber insurance has increased to 31% from 19% in 2018 (gov.uk report). As costs for a breach continue to rise, practices are starting to see the value in protecting themselves. The cost of Cyber crime While the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has so far handed out very few fines…

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Medical Indemnity – What is Next and What You Need to Know

The UK government’s consultation on appropriate clinical negligence cover closed in February, with recommendations for potential next steps. The idea is to protect healthcare professionals and patients with appropriate indemnity cover. According to a survey by the Department of Health and Social Care, more than half of GPs, (or practice managers who responded on their…

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Indemnity Cover for Dentists – How Do You Choose Yours?

As a dental professional, you should already know the importance of dental indemnity insurance. Not only is it a requirement of your General Dentist Council registration, but it protects you and your career in the event of a claim. Protect your career There were 39.9 million Courses of Treatment (CoT) delivered in 2016-17, this is…

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BDIA 2018 – Cocktails and Conversations

We hope you all had a great BDIA 2018 – we certainly did. Our Caribbean themed cocktail beach bar seemed to go down very well, as did the cocktails! We enjoyed chatting to you all about your practice and personal insurance requirements. Check our our photos and sum-up as well as word on the street…

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Number of Claims Against Dentists has Doubled

Dentists are seeing negligence claims against them increasing. It is essential to find the right Dental Indemnity insurance to protect you and your career. 100% of practices in the Care Quality Commission’s 2017 report were considered ‘caring’ and ‘responsive’ to patients’ needs. However, the number of practitioners being sued has doubled since 2007. Despite patients…

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Our First CPD Verifiable Risk Workshop – See What You Missed!

Risk Management is top of the list of concerns for practicing dentists in today’s marketplace. As specialists, we have conversations with healthcare professionals every day who are concerned with negligence claims, issues with the GDC as well as meeting CQC requirements. This is why we developed our first, but will be one of many, CPD…

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Dental Indemnity renewal – are you organised?

While we may all be thinking about getting ready for the festive period, dental professionals also need to be thinking about their dental indemnity insurance renewal in January. Now is the time to be reviewing your current situation, assessing if your requirements have changed and taking a look at your policy renewal.

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When Did You Last Review Your Practice Insurance?

For a Dental practice owner, your practice is your livelihood. It is the income generator for you and your family, and your retirement plan. It is therefore essential to always be thinking of how you can make improvements to your practice to better it’s future successes and minimise risk of unnecessary costs.

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