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DCP Study Day at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh has released new DCP Study Day in Edinburgh. This one-day event will provide a full day session to update DCPs in some of the GDC highly recommended topics.

Posted on 2/20/2020

OCDO England issues letter from NHS regarding Corona virus

Office of Chief Dental Officer England issues an updated letter from NHSE/I regarding Corona virus and flow chart from Public Health England

Posted on 2/10/2020

Join Dentaid volunteering team in Uganda this September

Be part of a team delivering life changing dental care and oral health programmes in communities where people have no access to treatment.

Posted on 2/7/2020

Report of tax returns for BADN members

Recent report shows the average of how much savings our BADN members have made using their membership benefit.

Posted on 2/3/2020

BADN presents a gift for Orthodontic National Group President on their 25th anniversary

Debra Worthington, President of Orthodontic National Group was pleased to receive the gift from BADN to congratulate on their 25th anniversary.

Posted on 1/23/2020

Dentistry in Contemporary Context - Short CPD course by University of Kent

Centre for Professional Practice (CPP) is organising a short CPD course at the University of Kent, Medway campus, available to all Dental Care Professionals (DPCs).

Posted on 1/21/2020

NEBDN Spring Conference

Open to all trainee and qualified dental nurses as well as practice managers, we encourage all dental nurses to join this event.

Posted on 1/20/2020

Report published on fitness to practise 'Rule 4' consultation ahead of pilot launch

GDC publishes its report on last year's consulation to the 'Rule 4' process in fitness to practise.

Posted on 1/17/2020

GDC appoints Head of Scottish Affairs

GDC announces the arrival of a new Head of Scottish Affairs.

Posted on 1/17/2020

General Dental Council publishes results of in-depth public survey

The regulator published the results of their 2018/19 Patient & Public Survey. The research examines public attitudes on a range of key issues relating to dentistry and how the professions are regulated.

Posted on 1/9/2020

GDC Registration application fees from 1 January 2020

GDC introduces application fees for first registrations from 1 January 2020.

Posted on 12/20/2019

Christmas is coming

Research on tax implications of the festivites taking place during Christmas period.

Posted on 12/19/2019

GDC: Introduction of registration application fees

GDC announces the introduction of fees for first registration applications to join the UK's registers of dental professionals.

Posted on 12/12/2019

Attitudes towards Leadership training and development

This short survey from Health Education England is to help better understand the attitudes of dental professionals.

Posted on 12/8/2019

GDC publishes three-year strategy: Right time. Right place. Right-touch.

New 2020-2022 strategy is now published and available for everyone to read. It sets out a programme of work for the next three years.

Posted on 12/5/2019

GDC Reduces Annual Retention Fee

Following a consultation on its strategy for the next three years, the General Dental Council (GDC) has today announced a reduction of the Annual Retention Fee (ARF), the fee all dental professionals pay each year to remain on the register.

Posted on 11/28/2019

GDC publishes outcome report on its three-year strategy consultation

The General Dental Council (GDC) has today published the outcome report from the consultation on its three-year strategy, which closed earlier this year.

Posted on 11/20/2019

ONG Spring Study Day

5 hours verifiable CPD, this event a good opportunity for dental nurses to polish their skills and knowledge. Find out more about the programme.

Posted on 11/11/2019

Regulators unite to support reflective practice across healthcare

The leaders of nine healthcare regulators have joined forces to stress the benefits and importance of good reflective practice among professionals in the healthcare sector.

Posted on 11/11/2019

Have your say on the future of dental education and training in England

The Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)) is urging dentists and dental care professionals throughout England to attend one of Health Education England’s ‘Advancing Dental Care’ workshops.

Posted on 10/18/2019

BADN President urges dental nurses to participate in advancing dentistry review

BADN President Jacqui Elsden urges dental nurses to speak up and feed their comments into HEE Advancing Dentistry Review.

Posted on 10/10/2019

GDC Welcomes new members of executive team

Sarah joins the GDC with a strong human resources background gained predominantly in regulatory organisations, most recently as the Director of Organisations Change at Ofcom.

Posted on 9/10/2019

New advice sheet on analgesia for dental pain

NHS England has issued a new information sheet reminding dentists of the recommended drug regimens for the relief of dental pain in children and adults.

Posted on 8/5/2019

Annual Renewal: CPD statement deadline is 28 August

If you’re a dental care professional, who has been on the Register for over a year, you will need to make an annual, or end-of-cycle, CPD statement by 28 August.

Posted on 7/20/2019

Another successful Dentistry Show for the BADN

What an amazing show it was to be part of. We're looking forward to being there again, next year!

Posted on 5/30/2019

BDIA Showcasing the Industry's finest

Dental Showcase is the event in the industry’s calendar, bringing together the trade and the profession from all corners of the UK.

Posted on 4/10/2019