‘Bench-marking’ your Practice Sat 25th November 2017 – PRELIMINARY NOTICE

‘Bench-Marking’ your practice!!!

Give your Practice a Health Check!

Venue: Administration Room, DDUH Date: Sat 25th November 2017
Fee: €195 for IFPDC members, €295 for non-members

Tutors: Dr Noel Kavanagh, General Dental Practitioner, Kilkenny
Dr Paul O’Dwyer, Group Clinical Advisor, Dental Care Ireland Group

Application Form – ‘Benchmarking your Practice’ workshop Sat 25th Nov 2017

Target Audience
1. Established practices who feel standards may be stagnant or have slipped….possibly isolated.
2. Dentists starting out/recently bought/newly established
3. Dentists in ‘exit strategy’ mode.
4. Building a chain/ multiple sites – stream lined policies, procedures, protocols etc.

• Practice growth – leadership, the ‘Big Picture’/strategy, PGP (Practice Growth Programme), Marketing, SWOT analysis
• HR/staff – workplace legislation and regulations, recruitment, appraisals, training, staff contracts
• The physical practice – freehold vs leasehold, dental equipment, fixtures and fittings, ICT (full/part computerised)
• Operations – practice management, change management, infection prevention & control, radiation protection, medical emergencies, communication/complaint handling, record keeping, governance
• Finances – cost management, utilising your accountant