Posts Tagged ‘BDA’

March 11th, 2011

Undecided CQC Fees

The British Dental Association has called for clarity on CQC fees. In a letter to the CQC, the BDA has said that it is unacceptable that dentists still do not know what fees are to be charged, even though the deadline for registration is just three weeks away.  The letter also highlights that fact that […]

November 16th, 2010

Low Morale within Dentistry

The British Dental Association (BDA) has warned that growing bureaucracy is destroying the morale of high street dentists which in turn could be driving experienced dental practitioners to retire early or to leave the NHS. According to BDA research, excessive administration is the primary factor behind a downturn in a dentists’ confidence. Nearly half of […]

October 14th, 2010

Care Quality Commission Delays

The Care Quality Commission is stalling on giving dentists the information they need about registration, despite discussions between the health watchdog and dental representatives. A recent meeting between the BDA and the CQC had raised hopes of clarification over the whole process but this was dashed by the CQC’s failure to clear up the questions […]