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Recorded webinar: 7 strategies to reduce risk, tips for GDPs

Post date: 25/10/2019 | Time to read article: 2 mins

The information within this article was correct at the time of publishing. Last updated 17/12/2019

This one-hour webinar will explore the key risk management principles that apply in general dental practice both from a clinical and business perspective.

Date: Tuesday 12 November 2019
Time: 13.00 - 14.00
Suitable for: Dentists
Cost: Free for members
CPD: Earn 1 hour of CPD. This webinar meets the criteria for the GDC development outcomes A, B and D.



Dental Director Raj Rattan shares his knowledge during this free webinar for members. He discusses the 7 key risk principles in general dental practice and how to apply them to control risk and reduce failure. Raj will consider the different types of risks that need to be managed in the context of 'failure' and its short- and long-term consequences on practice profitability. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions and discover what this means for you.

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Raj graduated from University College Hospital in London. He has worked in general dental practice for over 30 years, during which he was the principal and coprincipal of a group of practices. He combined this with his role of Strategic Associate Dean in the London Deanery. A member of the original Options for Change task group in 2001, Raj was then appointed as a Policy Adviser to the Department of Health and continued to act as a professional adviser to a number of NHS and private sector organisations on a consultancy basis. He has considerable experience of the NHS and the private and corporate sectors. Raj has authored/co-authored several textbooks including titles on clinical governance, quality assurance and business management, and has published numerous articles in the dental press and contributed to a number of e-learning initiatives. He has examined nationally and internationally for the FGDP and a visiting lecturer/Teaching Fellow to a number of postgraduate teaching programmes and has lectured widely in the UK and overseas. In 2008, he was appointed MBE in the Queen's New Year's Honours List for services to dentistry. In 2014, he was admitted as a Fellow of the International College of Dentists. Raj first worked as a part-time Dentolegal Adviser for Dental Protection in 1993 before becoming a Senior Dentolegal Consultant in 2011. He became Dental Director in 2016.

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