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.

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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.


eCPD: How to make it work for you.

Event Start Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 09:00:00 GMT

Event End Date: Fri, 28 Sep 2018 13:00:00 GMT

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As well as being a dentist, Stephen is a writer, editor and performer currently working in dentistry and the performing arts. He left clinical practice after a number of years preferring to work in dental writing, editing, publishing and PR. Currently Editor-in-Chief of the British Dental Journal and Editor of the International Dental Journal, Stephen also owns his own publishing company, Stephen Hancocks Limited, which provides CPD for the whole dental team. Having gained an MA at the Central School of Speech and Drama, London, now owns Outlaw Theatre Company ( which he founded and for which he writes, performs and produces. Stephen is well known for chairing, lecturing and after-dinner speaking. He was appointed OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II in the Birthday Honours in 1997 for services to the dental profession.




To provide the detail of the GDC’s eCPD

To work through the potential complications

To provide suggestions on completing Personal Development Plans (PDP)




By the end of the session delegates should:

Understand the workings of eCPD

Have a better understanding of how eCPD can help them

Be able to complete a PDP and understand the need for reflection



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
Deb Alps

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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