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Free webinar on the current issues affecting NHS dentistry


  Posted by: The Probe      23rd August 2018

Simplyhealth Professionals is hosting a free NHS webinar and Q&A session on Friday afternoon (24 August), presented by Len D’Cruz, providing an overview of the current issues affecting NHS dentistry:

The complexity and constraints of NHS contracts continue to overshadow dentistry and remain clouded in uncertainty. This webinar will explain these difficulties to clarify the situation, and to help you plan for your future.

Members and non-members can join and earn 30 minutes of CPD for attending (live or on demand).

The details – Title: NHS Webinar with Len D’Cruz (1805849)

Date: Friday, 24 August 2018

Time: 2:30pm

The webinar will last for approximately 30 minutes, including the live Q&A session with Len D’Cruz. The webinar will then be available on demand from around 4.00pm on Friday.

For more information or to register, follow the link below.

Technical information: To ensure you get the best experience using this webinar, please ensure your web browser has enabled Flash player to work, as this will provide the best experience when playing the audio/visual element of the webinar presentation.

The speaker: Len D’Cruz BDS LDS LLM MFGDP DipFOd PGCert Med Ed

Len qualified from the Royal London Hospital in 1989 and did his vocational training at Whipps Cross. After an associateship in Hertfordshire he bought into his practice in Woodford Green as an expense sharing partner a year later and eventually took over the practice with his wife Anne, who is also a dentist. He has done clinical assistantships in Restorative Dentistry and orthodontics.

Len has been a vocational trainer for the London Deanery for a number of years and the practice is Denplan accredited and is also a Gold BDA Good Practice Scheme member.

It is now a six surgery practice and the practice is also part of the NHS new contract pilots /prototypes since September 2011

Len was an Examiner for the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners for the MJDF exam and for the Overseas Registration Exam (ORE). He completed a Masters in Law at Cardiff in 2003 and the Certificate in Practice Appraisal from the FGDP in 2004. He completed a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical education from the University of Westminster in 2009 and has completed his FGDP Mentoring Certificate in 2012.

He currently splits his time between clinical general dental practice, work as a Dento-legal advisor for Dental Protection Ltd and as Visiting Lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire for the MA in Dental Law and Ethics. He is also a Dental Postgraduate tutor for Health Education East of England and a non-executive Director of the BDA.

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