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Webinars NHS contract changes September 2022


Event type


Object of the event

practice management


Development results (B)
Theme Groups (NHS)


Thursday, September 1, 2022


19:30 – 20:30


BDA eLearning


www.bda.org/ilearn, ONLINE


Len D’Cruz, Shawn Charlwood, Victoria Michell, James Goldman

Booking fee

  • Dental Professional: £30.00
  • Essential Membership: £0.00
  • Expert Member: £0.00
  • Additional member: £0.00
  • Senior Member: £0.00
  • Non-member: £50.00
  • Student Member: £0.00

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NHS contract changes – avoiding quicksand

Thursday, September 1, 2022
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

*The event will discuss contractual arrangements for England only*


This webinar, facilitated by our advisers, will discuss recent NHS marginal short-term contractual changes and their impact on you and your practice.

The NHS England package includes:

  • A minimum UDA value
  • A higher reward for treating 3 or more teeth
  • A new payment rate for complex treatments.

Learning objectives

  • Explore marginal contract changes and what they mean for you
  • Understand that your complaint habits will be monitored and reviewed – don’t put yourself in the danger zone
  • Discuss the dento-legal implications of contract changes.

Learning content

A one-hour presentation with the opportunity to ask the speaker questions at the end of the webinar.


Shawn Charwood
Chair, General Dental Practice Committee, BDA

Shawn graduated from Birmingham Dental School in 1986 and has postgraduate dental qualifications from Bristol University and the College of General Practitioners. He is GDP at Lincoln, having owned a large mixed practice for twenty-five years and was a grassroots trainer for over twenty years. He had previously held postgraduate positions at Manchester Dental School and the Manchester Royal Infirmary Maxillofacial, in addition to being an officer in the Royal Army Dental Corps TA for five years. He has been with the GDPC for 12 years and is now its Chair, having previously served as Vice Chair, Chair of the GDPC Compensation Sub-Committee and Chair of the GDPC Private Practice Committee. Shawn also currently sits on the GDPC-LDC Regional Liaison Group, the GDPC Associates Sub-Committee, the BDA Review Body Evidence Committee and the British Dental Guild. He was previously chairman of the Lincolnshire LDC, of ​​which he has been a member for 25 years.

Len D'Cruz - new photo (0A11613) for the web.jpg Len D’Cruz

CEO and Practice Owner, London and Head of Compensation, BDA

Len is a BDA Indemnity Manager, General Dentist, Foundation Trainer and Practice Owner. He has 21 years of experience as a dento-legal advisor supporting dentists with complaints, clinical and regulatory issues and clinical negligence claims. He is a lecturer at the University of Bedfordshire and teaches the Masters in Dental Law and Ethics. He is the author and co-author of two books: ‘Understanding NHS Dentistry’ and ‘The Legal Aspects of General Dental Practice’ (Churchill Livingstone) and has contributed legal and ethical content to a number of manuals, journals and websites. He regularly shares his wisdom on NHS regulations and contract reform and has dental and legal qualifications.

James Goldman - resized photo for website.jpg James Goldman

Associate Director of Advisory Services, BDA

James qualified as a lawyer in 1994 and has worked as a corporate lawyer, in the retail, recruitment and public sector sectors. He has worked at the BDA advising dentists since 2007. He has provided advice on a range of employment and business matters, appeared in a number of court cases including on the employment status of associates , and has lectured on a range of topics.

Victoria Michell - resized photo.jpg victoria michel

Head of NHS and Trade Team, BDA

Victoria is an advisor to the NHS, Business and General Practice advisory team. She qualified as a barrister in 2010 after training at the City of London. She worked for the Financial Regulator before joining the BDA and completed a secondment representing clients buying and selling dental practices.



1 hour of CPD

A CPD certificate (in the name of the participant) will be made available once the viewing of this online conference has been completed, the satisfaction survey of the delegates has been completed and the participation has been validated.

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