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Press release 28/07/2020

Top lawyer Geoff Jones to head up member support division at Medical...

Top lawyer Geoff Jones to head up member support division at Medical Protection Society

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The Medical Protection Society (MPS) has announced the appointment of Geoff Jones as Executive Director of its Member Protection and Support division.

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Press release 13/07/2020

Covid-19: Dental Protection calls for GDC leniency

Covid-19: Dental Protection calls for GDC leniency

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Dental Protection calls for GDC leniency as third of dentists say fear of investigation is affecting mental wellbeing.

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Press release 13/05/2020

Covid-19: Dental Protection urges Welsh Government to look again at s...

Covid-19: Dental Protection urges Welsh Government to look again at support offer for dentists

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Dental Protection has called on the Welsh Government to look again at its offer to provide dentists with 80% of their NHS annual contract value (ACV), following concerns that the offer will be insufficient for many.

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Press release 26/03/2020

Covid-19: Dental Protection announces two months free membership

Covid-19: Dental Protection announces two months free membership

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A package of support – the equivalent of offering the next two months of membership for free - has been set out by Dental Protection for members who have experienced a significant drop in their workload and a dramatic fall in income due to Covid-19.

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Press release 06/03/2020

Dental Protection celebrates first women in dentistry

Dental Protection celebrates first women in dentistry

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International Women’s Day – celebrated 8 March every year- aims to, among other causes, honour the achievements of women throughout history and across the globe. Dental Protection is proud to support women in healthcare across the world and has today unveiled information about its first women members.

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Press release 20/01/2020

Dental Protection welcomes High Court pensions ruling

Dental Protection welcomes High Court pensions ruling

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Dental Protection have welcomed the High Court decision handed down on Friday that it was unlawful for the Government to suspend the payment of pensions to NHS professionals who had been charged with certain criminal offences but not yet convicted.

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Press release 15/01/2020

Half of dentists in the UK have considered leaving dentistry for reas...

Half of dentists in the UK have considered leaving dentistry for reasons of personal wellbeing

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The dental community must act to prevent burnout amongst dentists so they stay in practice rather than quit the profession, according to Dental Protection.

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Press release 04/11/2019

Concern over dental regulator’s covert investigations

Concern over dental regulator’s covert investigations

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The leading protection organisation for dentists has said it is “disappointed and concerned” that the General Dental Council (GDC) is engaging in undercover investigations which are attempting to trick dentists into wrong-doing.

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Press release 12/08/2019

40% of claims costs relate to treatment started over ten years ago

40% of claims costs relate to treatment started over ten years ago

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New data published by Dental Protection reveals that almost 40% of its estimated annual claims costs in 2018 related to cases where treatment started ten or more years ago before the claim was made.

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Press release 24/04/2019

Government proposal regarding NHS Pension Scheme opposed

Government proposal regarding NHS Pension Scheme opposed

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Dental Protection opposes Government proposal that could deprive dentists of the NHS Pension Scheme prior to a criminal conviction.

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Press release 08/04/2019

8 out of 10 members admit the fear of being sued causes stress and an...

8 out of 10 members admit the fear of being sued causes stress and anxiety

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A Dental Protection survey of over 1,100 dentist members reveals that nearly eight out of ten (77%) of respondents admit that the fear of being sued has caused them stress or anxiety.

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Press release 01/03/2019

Dental Protection response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligenc...

Dental Protection response to DHSC consultation on clinical negligence cover

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The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is seeking views about indemnity cover for dentists and other healthcare professionals who are not covered by any existing or proposed state-backed scheme, via an open consultation which closes on 28 February.

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Press release 16/11/2018

Dentists urged to pay their Annual Retention Fee (ARF) by 31 December

Dentists urged to pay their Annual Retention Fee (ARF) by 31 December

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Dental Protection urges dentists to pay their Annual Retention Fee (ARF) by 31 December to the General Dental Council (GDC) to avoid significant disruption to their practice and potential sanctions.

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