Dental practitioners and ill health retirement: a qualitative investigation into the causes and effects

@article{Hill2010DentalPA,
  title={Dental practitioners and ill health retirement: a qualitative investigation into the causes and effects},
  author={Kirsty B Hill and Frederick James Trevor Burke and Jerrod M Brown and Ewan Beaton Macdonald and Alton J. Morris and Deborah A White and Kate Murray},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2010},
  volume={209},
  pages={E8-E8}
}
Introduction Data published in 1999 from the Government Actuary on the National Health Service Pension Scheme (1989-1994) have indicated that the frequency of ill health premature retirement (IHR) was four times more prevalent among dentists at age 42 years compared with doctors.Objective The aim of this project was to determine the factors that contributed to IHR in dental practitioners, and the effects of IHR on their lives.Method Semi-structured interviews were carried out during 2007. A… CONTINUE READING