Using CSR to tackle the recruitment and retention crisis

Medenta Business Development Manager, Lesley Turner talks to CSR expert and coach, Mark Topley about how CSR can help practices beat the recruitment and retention crisis.  LT: CSR has changed over the years, hasn’t it,…

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Supporting team members during the menopause

To mark Menopause Awareness Month, Business Development Manager, Shelley Clegg, caught up with HR and employment solicitor, Sarah Buxton, to find out about the sorts of things practices can do to support team members experiencing…

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Stimulate creativity in your practices

Les Jones throws the spotlight on creativity and encourages practices to believe in their potential to find creative ways to solve problems. People talk about left-brain and right-brain thinking, and traditionally the left brain is…

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How to set goals and stick to them

Shelley Clegg caught up with Executive Coach and founder of GuruYou coaching, Rebecca Mander, to talk about setting goals and how they can help you in your practice… SC: Setting goals in your practice is…

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How to create a motivated team

Dental Business Consultant, Lucie Simic shares some ideas on how, by uncovering their goals and aspirations, you can build a motivated team. One of the main tools I use to motivate a team is the…

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Suicide awareness – don’t be afraid to ask.

Louise Bone talks about suicide awareness and the need to keep an eye on those around us. Starting on 13th June, Professor John Gibson, his wife Isobel and some friends will begin a marathon walk…

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Top tips to help when conducting job interviews

Lesley Turner, looks at tips you can use when you’re interviewing candidates for your vacant position in practice … The process of recruiting a new staff member can be difficult. With things getting busier as…

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Strengthening the relationship with your patients

Dental hygienist and management coach, Siobhan Kelleher, takes a look at two techniques that can help you build a stronger relationship with your patients… There are a lot of things that are vitally important to…

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The positive and negative impacts of social media on dentists

Medenta’s Lesley Turner recently caught up with young dentist Hiraa Jamil and John Lewis of mental health charity Confidental, to talk about social media and the positive and negative impacts of promoting your dental work…

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Mindfulness – How it can help you relax away from the practice

Wellbeing and Engagement Coach and Trainer, Caroline Suggett, takes a look at the topic of mindfulness and explains the techniques you and your staff can use to help you switch off from the stresses and…

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Getting the best out of dental nurses

The Old Surgery Practice Manager and then President of Association of Dental Administrators and Managers (ADAM), Lisa Bainham, looks at how you can get the best out of your dental nurses… Importance of dental nurses…

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Flexible working requests

Sarah Buxton, FTA Law Employment Solicitor, looks at what you should do if a staff member has a change in circumstances and comes to you with a flexible working request. Right to request This isn’t…

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