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A guide to private practice (WEBINAR RECORDING)

Event Type
Event Subject
Business management
Thursday 3 February 2022 - Friday 5 January 2024
00:00 - 01:00
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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A guide to private practice

A recording of a webinar that took place on Thursday 3 February 2022


Offering patients private treatments, either exclusively or alongside NHS work, can offer professional rewards – this webinar will help show you how.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the current private dentistry market and how COVID has affected it
  • Get our top tips for developing a successful private income stream
  • Understand how the BDA can help you with your private practice issues and challenge.

Learning content

A one hour presentation which offered live attendees an opportunity to ask questions at the end of the webinar


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​Philip Barker

Director, MediEstates

Beginning his career in optical recruitment Phil quickly looked for a career in the industry and went on to serving large and well respected optical retail firms Vision Express and Costco; starting as an apprentice lab technician progressing to master technician. Joining MediHoldings in 2008 as a Director; responsible for all Marketing, re-brand and improvements to company advertising strategies. In 2012 Phillip took on management of the recruitment division.

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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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​Victoria Michell

Practice Management Consultant, BDA

Victoria is an advisor in the NHS, Business and General Practice advice team. She qualified as a solicitor in 2010 having trained in the City of London. She worked for the financial regulator before moving to the BDA and undertook a secondment representing clients buying and selling dental practices.

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​Hannah Woolnough

Chair, BDA English Country Council and GDP, Suffolk



1 hour 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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