Oh the places I will go – Part 3 – Bounceback

Part 1 – The World at my feet Part 2 – The World at my feet – in pieces 18th March 1993 My 40th birthday and a very significant date in the life of my practice. In the wake of the 1990 NHS contract and subsequent clawback of fees a group of dentists in GloucestershireContinue reading “Oh the places I will go – Part 3 – Bounceback”

I wonder what they would have made of my Social Media profile?

In August 1978 I started my first “proper” job. By proper I mean a job that meant I had satisfied my university examiners and was fit to be registered with the GDC. The interview process was a bit of a cattle market with all the candidates for dental house officer posts at The London HospitalContinue reading “I wonder what they would have made of my Social Media profile?”

It was 35 years ago today and my life changed.

This day in 1981 was a Thursday. I had completed an SHO post at Withington and wanted a change from oral surgery after 32 months in 3 contrasting hospitals. Back in my parents’ home in Cambridgeshire I picked up the BDJ and rang the number of the closest practice that was advertising for an associate.Continue reading “It was 35 years ago today and my life changed.”