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 Managers Group

The GID Managers Group is open to anyone who manages a GID registered practice. This group is the smallest group within GID but nonetheless a very important group. Three full day courses for CPD and general management topics are organised throughout the year, one of which is usually a joint full day meeting with the GID Dentists group. The GID Managers monthly membership subscriptions and sponsorship from Dental Directory covers the cost of running the three GID Managers courses, so there are no additional fees for GID Manager members to attend, i.e. the GID Managers courses are included in your membership.

Courses are held in the Istabraq Suite or National Hunt Room 2 at the Cheltenham Racecourse, and include all refreshments and a 2 course hot/cold buffet lunch.

To join please complete the application form on line, and you will be sent an email with your website registration Username and Password once we have processed your application. You will then be able to manage your profile, course bookings, submit evaluations and print off CPD certificates on the website.

There is a £30 joining fee followed by a monthly subscription of £10/month collected by DPAS. The direct debit form and instructions are on the online application form.

Any queries please e-mail Lorna Colebourne on

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Join the GID

If you are a Manager and would like to join the GID click here to apply.

Manager Contacts

Lorna Colebourne


Karen Tobias

Joining Benefits

GID now has 170 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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