Best Practice (Regional)

To give yourself the best chance to be recognised, simply send up to 750 words explaining why your practice is a contender for an Award including any, or a combination, of the following:

  1. Examples of clinical excellence (e.g. before and after pics)
  2. Marketing plans and literature
  3. Team training/development information
  4. Pictures/videos of your practice
  5. Evidence of team leadership/happiness
  6. Evidence of uniqueness in your practice
  7. Evidence of how you go beyond the regular duty of care
  8. How you connect with the local community
  9. Patient testimonials
  10. Any other supporting evidence and pictures

please note that this award will be regional : Scotland/Northern Ireland/North West/North East/ Midlands/Easat/London/South West and Wales/South East

Best Young Dentist (regional)

Enter this category if you are a dentist aged 35 or under (on 2 December 2014). Applicants should send up to 750 words explaining why you are a contender for an award through any, or a combination, of the following:

  1. Demonstrate hard work and drive
  2. Show achievement in your career to date
  3. Explain any hurdles you have overcome
  4. Show how you are different to other young dentists
  5. Marketing plans and literature if relevant
  6. Team training/development information if relevant
  7. Evidence of uniqueness in your practice
  8. Evidence of how you go beyond the regular duty of care
  9. How you connect with the local community
  10. Patient testimonials
  11. Any other supporting evidence and pictures

please note that this award will be regional : Scotland/Northern Ireland/North West/North East/ Midlands/Easat/London/South West and Wales/South East

Best Team (regional)

To give your team the best chance to be recognised, simply send up to 750 words explaining why your team is a contender for an award through any, or a combination, of the following elements:

  1. Demonstrate a great team atmosphere and approach to patient care
  2. How does your practice invest in team development and training?
  3. How you are different to the competition?
  4. Show where your team goes above and beyond the regular duty of care
  5. Provide evidence of connection with the local community
  6. Provide testimonials
  7. Any other supporting evidence and pictures are welcome

please note that this award will be regional : Scotland/Northern Ireland/North West/North East/ Midlands/Easat/London/South West and Wales/South East

Most Outstanding Team Member – New category for 2014 ( regional)

This category is open to team members including dental nurses, hygienists, therapists, practice managers, technicians. Submit up to 750 words including any, or a combination, of the following:

  1. Demonstrate hard work and drive
  2. Tell the judges of anything outstanding you have done or been involved in
  3. Explain any hurdles you have overcome
  4. Provide evidence of excellent patient care
  5. Show how or why you are different to others
  6. Show where you go beyond the regular duty of care
  7. Any evidence of connection with the local community
  8. Relevant testimonials
  9. Supporting evidence and pictures are welcome

please note that this award will be regional : Scotland/Northern Ireland/North West/North East/ Midlands/Easat/London/South West and Wales/South East

Best Patient Care – New category for 2014 (regional)

To give yourself the best chance to be recognised, simply send up to 750 words explaining why your patient care is the best through any, or a combination, of the following:

 

  1. Demonstrate a great team approach to patient care
  2. Show how you are different to a regular practice
  3. Provide credible and relevant testimonials
  4. Supporting evidence and pictures are welcome
  5. Clinical photography should be an essential in your submission

 

please note that this award will be regional : Scotland/Northern Ireland/North West/North East/ Midlands/Easat/London/South West and Wales/South East

Software of Excellence – Business Performance Award

To make sure  your practice the best chance of being recognised, please send up to 750 words explaining why your practice is a contender for this award! You may want to include the following:

  1. Examples of ways your practice has improved in the past 6-12 months
  2. Explain what you did to make these improvements/changes to your practice
  3. Evidence of business improvements your practice has made in the last  6-12 months e.g. xx% improvement in recall effectiveness
  4. Overview of business growth in the past 12 months/plans for further development in the short-mid term

 

Think your practice has improved but not sure how to measure your performance against other UK dental practices? Benchmark your practice using our Best Practice Check-Up and you will receive an instant PDF report comparing your practice to the top 5% of UK Dental Practices and the average UK dental Practices. This report (and 400 words on your business performance) can be used to enter the Software of Excellence Business Performance Award. www.soebestpractice.co.uk

Dental nurse apprentice of the year – new category for 2014

Dental Nurse Apprentice of the Year

This category is strictly open to dental nurses who have or are taking an apprenticeship route in dental nursing.

Submit up to 750 words including any, or a combination, of the following:

  1. Has demonstrated providing outstanding patient care
  2. Tell the judges of anything outstanding the nominee has done or been involved in in their role
  3. Explain how the nominee has shown responsibility in their role with clinical procedures or infection control etc
  4. Provide evidence of excellent support to the dentist they are supporting
  5. Give examples of where the nominee has improved the patient journey
  6. Relevant testimonials
  7. Supportive pictures and evidence are welcome

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