IDA Meetings on Probity and Best Practice

IDA Meetings on Probity and Best Practice

(10 Feb 2016)

Important briefings for members on probity and best practice advice for dentists are being held around the country during March and April 2016. The Roadshow, which is open to IDA members only, is entitled Probity and best practice for dentists: IDA Briefing for Members.

Members should bring a copy of their membership card to ensure admission to the meeting.

The meetings will feature a presentation by IDA Chief Executive, Fintan Hourihan and, where possible, a dentist with relevant expertise, followed by a Q and A session and will include information on:

  • Probity and best practice – general advice
  • Third party dental schemes (e.g. HSE, Social Welfare schemes) and probity
  • HSE view on probity / issues of concern
  • Views of dental defence bodies
  • Contractual provisions re HSE probity investigations / Examining Dentist scheme
  • DTSS audits and investigations – lessons from recent case studies
  • Advice on how to deal with third party audits / investigations
  • Role of the IDA / how we can help
  • Presentation by dentist familiar with probity matters
  • Q and A session


 Date and Venues

Kerry Branch:                                                                   Manor West Hotel, Tralee

Thursday March 3rd – 7:00 pm                   


Munster Branch:                                                              Maryborough House Hotel, Cork

Monday March 7th – 7:00                                             


South Eastern Branch                                                     Ormond Hotel, Kilkenny

Tuesday March 15th – 7.30


Metropolitan Branch:                                                       Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2.

Tuesday March 22nd – 7:30                                          


Western Branch                                                                Harlequin Hotel, Castlebar

Wednesday March 23rd  – 7:30 pm                           


North Western Branch                                                     Clarion Hotel, Sligo

Thursday March 24th – 7:30pm


North Munster Branch                                                      Strand Hotel, Limerick

Tuesday March 29th – 7:30 pm                                   


North Eastern Branch                                                       Nuremore Hotel, Carrickmacross

Wednesday April 6th – 7:30 pm                                  


Midland Area                                                                      Sheraton Hotel, Athlone

Wednesday April 13th – 7:30 pm                               


Further details will issue to members in the coming weeks. Please contact IDA House for more information.