Clinical Practice

The Clinical Practice Directorate will have overall responsibility for:

  • Improving patient care by providing a knowledgeable and unified voice to the Society’s contacts with external bodies on matters relating to the terms and conditions of orthodontic practice and by advising members on these matters. The remit covers delivery of services in both primary and secondary care settings
  • The Director is responsible for fostering good relationships with such bodies as the DoH, the BDA, the NHS Commissioning Board and others involved in the commissioners of NHS orthodontic services
  • The Director will advise and assist members in their participation in LOCs and Local Managed Clinical Networks
  • The Director will be responsible for ensuring that the Society is active in obtaining and deploying the best possible information relating to workforce planning in orthodontics in liaison with others.

Director for Clinical Practice

Dr Guy Deeming