The Daily Huddle

Credit due to my partner Dr Simon Hocken, who summarises below his suggested agenda for the meeting that starts every production day in a dental practice:
Daily Huddle Meeting.

  • 15-20 minutes
  • Everyone present
  • Lead by Clinical Manager
  • Remind everyone of the big picture
  • What are the financial (and other) targets for the day?
  • Is everyone on the team ok, anyone need any special support?
  • Review the list of patients for the day
  • Do we have everything we need for these patients, lab work etc
  • Any technical/operations issues today?
  • Any staffing issues today?
  • What are the critical non essentials we can wow these patients with
  • Who will we ask for referals/testimonials

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Chris Barrow

Chris Barrow has been active as a consultant, trainer and coach to the UK dental profession for over 20 years. As a writer, his blog enjoys a strong following and he is a regular contributor to the dental press. Naturally direct, assertive and determined, he has the ability to reach conclusions quickly, as well as the sharp reflexes and lightness of touch to innovate, change tack and push boundaries. In 2014 he appeared as a “castaway” in the first season of the popular reality TV show “The Island with Bear Grylls”. His main professional focus is as Coach Barrow, providing coaching and mentorship to independent dentistry.