In the first of a new series published in BDJ in Practice Janine Brooks defines mentoring and explores why mentoring is important in dentistry.
Read some of it below or download the full article here.
Mentoring is by no means a new intervention or method. In one form or another, it has been used in human interactions for thousands of years. This gives reassurance that mentoring is not a fad nor a fashion and most certainly not an experiment.
Janine has written a new article in The Voice
Read some of it below or download the full article here
Dental Mentors UK is a new web-based initiative to promote mentoring for all dental professionals living and working in the UK. By supporting dental professionals who are mentors to be the best they can be and by making it easy for those seeking a mentor, Dental Mentors UK is pushing forward excellence and accessibility of mentoring.
Dental Mentors UK was developed by two senior dental professionals: Dr Janine Brooks MBE and Dr Jane Davies-Slowik MBE. Jane and Janine are experienced dentists and both have worked in dentistry for more than 30 years.
- to the GDC consultation document ‘Shifting the Balance’
The consultation document can be viewed here
Dental Mentors UK, is pleased to have this opportunity to comment on this consultation document and contribute to improvements in the education and regulation of the dental profession.
A greater clarity for all dental professionals and students on the standards required to underpin high professional standards is applauded. In addition to enhanced knowledge, support to maintain professional standards should also be encouraged. The benefits of working with a mentor and/or coach cannot be under estimated in helping professionals keep on the right track.