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NHS contract FAQs (Oct 2022) (WEBINAR RECORDING)

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Tuesday 11 October 2022 - Monday 4 September 2023
00:00 - 00:30
BDA e-learning
www.bda.org/ilearn, ONLINE
Booking Fees
  • Dental Care Professional: £30.00
  • Essential Member: £0.00
  • Expert Member: £0.00
  • Extra Member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non member: £50.00
  • Student member: £0.00

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NHS contractual changes - frequently asked questions (October 2022) 

A recording of a panel discussion that took place on Tuesday 11 October to address frequently asked questions on this topic and to follow-on from the live webinar that took place on 1 September

*The event will discuss contractual arrangements for England only*


This on-demand question and answer session, delivered by BDA advisors, will provide further clarity on the recent short-term, marginal NHS contractual changes and the impact for you and your practice.

The NHS England package includes:

  • A minimum UDA value
  • A higher reward for treating 3 or more teeth
  • A higher reward for treating molar endodontics.

Learning objectives

  • Understand what the marginal changes mean for you in real life clinical situations
  • Better understand direct access and how to improve outcomes for staffing and resource challenges
  • Find out more on plans for working toward further contract reform.         

Learning content

A 30 minute on-demand session where expert speakers answer questions submitted from a BDA audience, following the 01 September live webinar ‘NHS contractual changes – avoiding the quicksand’.


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Len D'Cruz
GDP and Practice Owner, London and Head of Indemnity, BDA

Len is Head of BDA Indemnity, a general dental practitioner, foundation trainer and practice owner. He has 21 years’ experience as a dento-legal advisor supporting dentists with complaints, clinical and regulatory issues, and clinical negligence claims. He is lead lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire teaching on the MA in Dental Law and Ethics. He has authored and co-authored two books: “Understanding NHS dentistry” and “Legal aspects of general dental practice” (Churchill Livingstone) and has contributed legal and ethical content to a number of text books and journals and websites. He regularly shares his wisdom on NHS regulations and contract reform and has both dental and legal qualifications. 

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James Goldman

Associate Director of Advisory Services, BDA

James qualified as a barrister in 1994 and has worked as an in-house lawyer, in the retail, recruitment and public sectors. He has been at the BDA advising dentists since 2007. He has provided advice on a range of employment and commercial issues, has appeared in a number of tribunal cases, including on employment status of associates, and has lectured on a range of topics. 


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Tom King

Head of Policy, BDA

Tom King is the BDA's Head of Policy and Research, leading the team that engages with NHS England and the DHSC on pay, terms, conditions and contracts. He has worked at the BDA for six years and over that time has worked on a range of issues including contract reform, pay, young dentists and dental students.

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Ela Rexhaj  

Practice Management Consultant, BDA

Ela is an adviser in the BDA's NHS and Business team. Ela regularly helps members with all sorts of issues relating to their NHS contracts, rules and regulations as well as general practice matters.




30 minutes CPD

A CPD certificate (in the name of the purchaser) will be available to download once viewing of this online lecture has been completed.

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Further assistance

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