Rethink retirement age, say dentists

By February 6, 2012 January 2nd, 2020 No Comments

The British Dental Association (BDA) is calling for a proposal to extend dentists’ working lives to the age of 68 to be abandoned by government.

The proposal is part of a raft of fundamental reforms government wishes to make to the NHS pension scheme.

Health trade unions, including the BDA, are consulting members on the acceptability of those proposals, the current iteration of which was arrived at before Christmas 2011 as the best achievable by negotiation. cosmetic dentist london

The BDA call follows a survey of more than 4,000 dentists, which found that a significant majority of practitioners (68%) did not think it was safe for practitioners up to the age of 68 to continue treating implants London

A further 14% of respondents said they were not sure whether doing so was safe or not.

Practitioners’ concerns have been communicated to the Department of Health (DH) in a letter from Dr Susie Sanderson, the chair of the BDA’s Executive Board. The warning echoes that expressed by other bodies representing health professionals, including the British Medical Association.

The BDA survey also asked dentists whether they might, in principle, consider taking industrial action if they consider the proposals unacceptable.

The response to that question is being analysed and will inform a BDA Representative Body decision about the appropriateness of dentists participating in such action when the pensions proposals are finalised following further talks…read more

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