October Newsletter

October Newsletter

Fallow Time Calculator Launched

We have built and recently released a Fallow Time Calculator, supported by both Practice Plan and Wesleyan, and endorsed by the Chief Dental Officer for England. 

The new tool complements the COVID-19 guidance published by the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and the College of General Dentistry (CGDent), the recent update of which incorporates the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) recommendations on fallow time. Read more here.


We are delighted to have been shortlisted as a finalist for two categories at The 2020 Dental Industry Awards. 

  • Customer Service Provider of the Year
  • Innovation and Product Launch of the Year

A great achievement for us here at Flynotes. A big congratulations to some of our customers who have also been nominated for awards. A big congratulations to some of our customers who have also been nominated for awards. 

  • Staplehurst Dental
  • Oxford House Dental
  • North Hill Dental
Good luck to everyone involved! 

We understand that personalising your consent templates is often a time-consuming and manual process. At Flynotes, patient consent is automatically personalised based on their medical information. 

Flynotes enables both patient and clinician to go on a fully interactive and digital consent journey. 

Watch our Acquisitions Consultant, Max, demonstrate sending a consent form using Flynotes.

CDO for England releases new SOP for dentistry

Published this week, the updated guidance follows a review into AGPs in the climate of COVID-19 and the new COVID-19: infection prevention and control dental index.

Key revisions include the reduction of fallow time and changes to mask requirements. The updated SOP means that fallow time can be cut if practices meet the necessary ventilation and mitigation requirements. Read more here.

Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture

This year's Malcolm Pendlebury Memorial Lecture will be delivered online, and accessible to the whole dental profession for the first time. The 2020 lecture will take place on Thursday 12 November at 7pm, and will be delivered by Professor Liz Kay MBE FFGDP(UK), Trustee of the College of General Dentistry, on the theme of The Future of Dentistry - Lessons From COVID-19. 

Read more here.

Be prepared for Winter with digital communication

Many surgeries have had to reinvent their clinical pathways to ensure patients can access vitally important services. With the likelihood of a difficult flu season, primary and community care will face an increased workload. However, as Tom Downes, CEO, Quail Digital comments, this strain can be alleviated – at least in part – with digital technology playing a role in helping to manage access, demand and communication between multi-disciplinary and administrative teams. Read the full article here

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