GID Hygienists & Therapists

Gloucestershire Independent Dentists is a group of like minded practitioners that formed
in the wake of the 1992 fee cut and has developed into the foremost Independent Practitioner Group in the UK.

Latest News

Both September and October GID study days have been CANCELLED for all groups.

GID Hygienists & Therapists

If you would like to join our lively group of hygienists and therapists please click here to join and complete the form or contact Sinead McCaffrey and Katharine Moulton at if you have any questions. There is a joining registration fee of £10 and then a monthly direct debit of £20 collected by DPAS . We aim to hold 4 -6 meetings per year which is great value. It is a lovely opportunity to attend a variety of lectures, catch up with other members in a wonderful local venue with a fabulous lunch included. We look forward to seeing you soon. Membership allows access to arguably the best postgraduate programme in the UK, at no further cost.


Jo Russell - Law & Ethics; including equality, diversity and consent

Event Start Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 00:00:00 GMT

Event End Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 23:59:00 GMT

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Jo Russell - Law & Ethiccal issues

Jo Russell - RDN Cert DPM Cert Ed LCGI MSET.  Jo has over 30 years’ experience in dentistry and has acquired considerable expertise in all areas of the business.  She is also qualified in Health and Safety and teaches on lots of subjects such as management, infection control, safeguarding, legal and ethical issues and other core subjects.  Jo was in the Royal Navy Dental branch for 7 years and was then appointed Area Manager for a large Dental Corporate looking after 16 practices in London and the South.  She is currently CQC Registered Manager for 2 private practices, runs her own consulting business and lectures both nationally and internationally

Lecture aims:

By the end of the session the delegates will have a clearer idea of how legal and ethical issues affect us day to day in dentistry

Lecture outcomes:

To be able to apply areas such as consent, confidentiality, complaints along with equality and diversity issues practically on a day to day basis

Learning content:

To be able to:

Consider the implication of consent also bearing in mind Gillicks competence and those with diminished capacity

Think about confidentiality and data protection

Confidently handle complaints and know how to prevent them

Apply equality and diversity in the workplace




If you are a Hygienist or Therapist and would like to join the GID click here to apply.

GIDHT Contacts

Lydia Eldridge
Sinead McCaffrey and Katharine Moulton
Speaker Secretary & Organiser
Charlotte Bolt
Joss Harding
Sponsors Secretary
Lesley Card
Technical Advisor
Dave Bridges

Joining Benefits

GIDHT now has 70 members representing well over 60 practices within the Gloucestershire area.

Developing business and practice management.

Professional development.

Industry-leading courses and seminars which are approved for C.P.D.





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