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Virtual Coffee Catch-up

Offering you networking opportunities with fellow DCPs, BADN Executive Committee and special guests.

Posted on 4/9/2021

HSCNI survey for dental nurses in Northern Ireland

The survey will collect information regarding dental nurse working during the pandemic.

Posted on 4/6/2021

Wales: Health for Health Professionals

The Welsh government has shared information to raise awarness of the HPP.

Posted on 3/26/2021

BADN welcomes ARF by instalments

BADN has welcomed the GDC's decision to provide option to pay for the ARF in instalments.

Posted on 3/26/2021

GDC introduces option to pay ARF by instalments

GDC introduces a new way payment option for Annual Retention Fee to dental care professional.

Posted on 3/23/2021

England Midlands and East DCP network

Health Education England Midland and East are looking to develop a DCP network platform.

Posted on 3/15/2021

BADN 2020 Salary Survey Report

BADN has released its findings from a salary survey report conducted at the end of 2020.

Posted on 3/15/2021

FDI Council Statement on COVID-19 Vaccination

FDI World Dental Federation has released an official statement on COVID-19 Vaccinations.

Posted on 3/15/2021

Get involved in National guidance for ICSs

The NHS offers the opportunity for you to be involved in the development of national guidance.

Posted on 3/12/2021

Implant Workshop for Dental Nurses

The ideal course for Implant Nursing! This course aims to increase delegate knowledge.

Posted on 3/1/2021

Full Arch Advanced Nurses Course

This course is designed to develop the skills of the Implant Nurse.

Posted on 3/1/2021

Specialist Treatment Coordinator Course

This course will be an introduction to Implant Treatment Coordination.

Posted on 3/1/2021

Abhi Pal to be first elected President of CGDent and final FGDP Dean

Abhi Pal has been elected as the next Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP).

Posted on 3/1/2021

Dentaid launches 32km virtual fundraising challenge

Do you enjoy a good challenge? Why not join and help Dentaid's fundrasing challenge.

Posted on 2/26/2021

An update from Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer England

Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer England shares an update regarding the dentistry and vaccinations

Posted on 2/26/2021

New National Minimum Wage rates and changes to the National Living Wage

New National Minimum Wage rate have been revealed for the financial year 2021/22.

Posted on 2/26/2021

Make this week the week you protect yourself and your patients

The NHS has opened the National Booking Service to allow eligible staff to book vaccinations.

Posted on 2/24/2021

The British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show postponed to May 2022

The organisers have confirmed that the BDC & Dentistry Show has been postoned to May 2022.

Posted on 2/24/2021

Dentistry's Online 'A Life in Dentistry' with Angie Heilmann MBE

A former BADN president Angie Heilmann MBE talks about life and experiences throughout her career.

Posted on 2/19/2021

Latest updates from Chief Dental Officer Wales

Chief Dental Officer Wales shares updates to all primary care dental teams in Wales.

Posted on 2/19/2021

Spot the signs of domestic abuse and support patients

Chief Dental Officer Sara Hurley has called on the dental profession to support victims.

Posted on 2/12/2021

The BDIA and MA Exhibitions confirm new long-term partnership agreement

the BDIA and MA Exhibitions are delighted to announce a newly reinforced long-term partnership.

Posted on 2/12/2021

New proposals on water flouridation offers fresh hope for nation's oral health

The Secretary of State Matt Hancock has confirmed plans for radical NHS reforms which include...

Posted on 2/12/2021

An update from Jason Wong, Deputy Chief Dental Officer

In the latest NHS Bulletin, Jason Wong, Deputy Chief Dental Office shares an update with dentistry.

Posted on 2/5/2021

Recruitment now open for GDC Chair and Council Member

The General Dental Council is recruiting for a new GDC Chair and Council member.

Posted on 2/5/2021

COVID-19 vaccination programme in Scotland

Learn how dental professionals can get involved in the COVID-19 vaccination programme in Scotland.

Posted on 2/5/2021

NHS HEE - FREE supporting recovery webinars

HEE NHS is providing free 30 minut 'Lunch and Learn' sessions and other courses in February

Posted on 2/1/2021

Janet Goodwin Memorial Fund launched to support the future of dental nursing

Oral Health Foundation and BADN joined forces to launch the Janet Goodwin Memorial Fund.

Posted on 1/29/2021

Safety, not activity targets, must be the priority

A joint message has been released stating that safety must take clear priority over dental activity.

Posted on 1/15/2021

Regulators' joint statement on how GDC regulates in light of COVID-19

Health and Social Care Regulators release a statement on how they regulate in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 1/15/2021

BDCDS postponed to June 2021

The organisers announced that in light of the pandemic, the event will now take place in June 2021.

Posted on 1/13/2021

BDIA Dental Showcase On Demand - registration now open

You can now register to attend the BDIA Dental Showcase virtual exhibition this year.

Posted on 1/12/2021

BADN welcomes key worker and vaccine statements

BADN has welcomes recent news on vaccines for covid being prioritised for key workers.

Posted on 1/11/2021

Supporting change - NHS contract review petition

Government e-petition has been launched pushing for a contract reform of the NHS contract.

Posted on 1/11/2021

Latest updates from the GDC - January 2021

The General Dental Counciles shares their latest updates, including information about COVID.

Posted on 1/8/2021

Dental professionals and their teams are now being prioritised for a COVID-19 vaccine

Chief Dental Officer England confirms that dental professionals and their teams are now prioritised.

Posted on 1/8/2021

Operational guidance vaccination of frontline health and social care workers

A guidance document has been released to outline frontline staff vaccinations by the NHS.

Posted on 1/8/2021

GDC updates Brexit information for dental professionals

GDC releases an updated version of their Brexit-related information for dental professionals.

Posted on 1/4/2021

The impact of COVID-19 on dental professionals published

The General Dental Council (GDC) has published their second report to understand the impact of COVID

Posted on 1/4/2021

FGDP and CGDent publish BPS psychological advice for dental teams

The publication aims to offer suggestions to address common challenges arising from COVID-19.

Posted on 1/4/2021

An update from Eric Rooney, Deputy Chief Dental Officer England

In the latest NHS bulletin, Deputy Chief Dental Officer England provides updates for dentistry.

Posted on 1/4/2021

BADN Christmas opening hours

BADN has released its operational hours for this upcoming festive season.

Posted on 12/22/2020

Standard Operating Procedure update for Primary Care Dental Teams in Wales

Chief Dental Officer Wales issues a letter to all primary care dental teams including updated SOP.

Posted on 12/18/2020

Dentists dispute Hancock’s claim on ‘agreement’ over targets

The British Dental Association disputes the claims by Health Secretary Matt Hancock.

Posted on 12/18/2020

Research highlights scale of impact of COVID-19 on dental professionals

GDC recent research found that most dental professionals expect to see fewer patients than normal.

Posted on 12/18/2020

FGDP appoints new DCP Representative

FGDP(UK) appoints Mrs Sarah Hill BSc RDH FHEA, as their new Dental Care Professional Representative.

Posted on 12/16/2020

Dental nurse Kirstie Moons appointed HEIW dean

Former BADN member, Kirstie Moons is appointed as a HEIW Post Graduate Dental Dean in the new year.

Posted on 12/16/2020

NHS Dentistry and Oral Health update from Sara Hurley

December update from Chief Dental Office England, Sara Hurley to all dentistry and oral health.

Posted on 12/14/2020

The impacts of COVID-19 on oral health and dentistry

GDC releases independent research report regarding impacts of COVID-19 on oral health and dentistry.

Posted on 12/3/2020

GDC highlights importance of clear public safety COVID information

Latest research by the GDC reveals how public feels regarding dentist visits during the pandemic.

Posted on 12/3/2020

College of General Dentistry announces membership scheme

CGDent has published details of its new membership scheme, enabling dental professionals to join.

Posted on 12/2/2020

NHS Dentistry and oral health update

Sara Hurley, CDO for England provides further updates regarding the dentistry and oral health.

Posted on 12/2/2020

Statement in response to CQC and GDC statement about life support training

Resuscitation Council UK provided a response statement to a recent GDC and CQC statement.

Posted on 11/27/2020

BDIA Dental Showcase rescheduled

BDIA Dental Showcase organisers have confirmed the date has been pushed back to March 2022.

Posted on 11/27/2020

GDC and CQC statement on life support training

GDC statement recommends that dental teams undertake life support training every year.

Posted on 11/25/2020

5 ways to wellbeing webinar

Free one hour webinar on what you can do to support your mental health and reduce stress.

Posted on 11/18/2020

Joint letter from Chief Dental Officers regarding second wave of covid-19

CDO's release a joint letter offering support to dental profession during the second wave of covid.

Posted on 11/13/2020

Chief Professions Officers’ Medicines Mechanisms programme

The purpose of the event is to provide information regarding how medicine is supplied to patients.

Posted on 11/11/2020

The Probe Dental Podcast with BADN President

Jacqui Elsden, BADN President is a guest in the latest podcast from the Probe Dental.

Posted on 11/10/2020

Auditors statement for BADN members

This content is available to members of the British Association of Dental Nurses only.

Posted on 11/10/2020

Orthodontic Therapy Training programme 2021

Applications are now open for the programme which will commence in May 2021.

Posted on 11/9/2020

BADN Salary Survey 2020

BADN is conducting research into dental nurse salary in year 2019/20 as well as during lockdown.

Posted on 11/6/2020

New antibiotic prescribing guidance in Scotland for acute dental infections

SAPG and its dental sub-group published antimicrobial prescribing guidance for the management.

Posted on 10/30/2020

GDC sets reduced budget and unchanged ARF for 2021

GDC announced their plans for their budget and Annual Retention Fees for 2021.

Posted on 10/27/2020

Malcolm Pendlebury Lecture to be delivered online

The lecture will be accesssible to the of the dental profession for the first time.

Posted on 10/26/2020

Letter to Primary Care Dental Teams in Wales

The Chief and Deputy Chief Dental Officers in Wales shared a letter to Primary Care Dental Teams

Posted on 10/23/2020

Government Test and Trace Payment Scheme: claiming financial support

If you're self-isolating, you could be eligible for £500 Test and Trace Support Payment.

Posted on 10/23/2020

GDC publishes 2019 fitness to practise statistical and insight reports

Several reports have been published providing statistics and examples of fitness to practice cases.

Posted on 10/23/2020

FGDP(UK) & CGDent update COVID-19 guidance synopsis

The updated synopsis on their guidance has now been published and available to view.

Posted on 10/21/2020

The 4 UK country dental IPC Guidance

The guidance has now been published by the Public Health England.

Posted on 10/21/2020

Dental nurses, were you paid during lockdown?

BADN is collecting examples of how dental nurses were treated during lockdown regarding their wages.

Posted on 10/20/2020

Leading dental professor warns of potential dental nurse redundancies

A leading dental professor has voiced concerns around possible dental nurse jobs being put at risk.

Posted on 10/20/2020

Consultations open on prescribing rights for non-medical healthcare professionals

NHS England and NHS Improvement are currently leading public consultations on changes to medicine...

Posted on 10/17/2020

Spotting a fake: Understanding FFP markings

This PowerPoint presentation covers some key points to look out for when it comes to your PPE.

Posted on 10/16/2020

FGDP(UK) and PHE publish revised guidance on radiation protection

The second edition sets standards of good practice for the safe use of X-ray equipment in practices.

Posted on 10/16/2020

Dentists lead call for plasma donations to fight COVID-19

BDA is urging dentist and dental team members to step forward as potential donors.

Posted on 10/12/2020

The Dental Awards 2021

The original and most respected awards programme in UK dentistry.

Posted on 10/7/2020

Dental Fallow Time Calculator launched

This tool aim is to help dental professionals to determine, justify and record the fallow period

Posted on 10/6/2020

Annual General Meeting (AGM) date announced

In light of Covid-19, BADN Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be conducted online this year.

Posted on 10/5/2020

FGDP(UK) & CGDent COVID guidance update reduces fallow times

Updated guidance on the implications of COVID-19 for the safe management of general dental practice

Posted on 10/5/2020

BADN calls for recognition of Dental Nurses' contribution to dentistry

BADN President Jacqui Elsden raises few points to point out the lack of recognition to dental nurses

Posted on 10/2/2020

Dentists greets call for government to set out plan to restore services

The British Dental Association has welcomed calls from the Commons Health and Social Care Committee.

Posted on 10/2/2020

GDC publishes 2019 registration report

The report provides statistics from the GDC Registers.

Posted on 10/2/2020

COVID vaccine: clarity on access needed now

JCVI recommended that health and social care workers receive priority access to coronavirus vaccine.

Posted on 9/30/2020

Tribute to Janet Goodwin

It is with great sadness we announce that death of one of the most dedicated dental nurses in the UK

Posted on 9/29/2020

FGDP(UK) & CGDent to update COVID-19 guidance following SDCEP AGP review

FGDP(UK) and College of General Dentistry will be providing updated Covid-19 guidance in coming days

Posted on 9/28/2020

Mental health and wellbeing for dental nurses

BADN members receive free access to the Health e-Hub app and online portal from Health Assured.

Posted on 9/22/2020

BADN welcomes BSA survey on pay concerns

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) welcomes the survey by the NHS BSA on pay concerns

Posted on 9/18/2020

Applications open for NHS Clinical Entrepreneur Programme

Programme designed for NHS staff who want to develop and scale their most innovative ideas

Posted on 9/16/2020

Coffee Catch Up - BADN virtual meetings

BADN is looking at hosting regular virtual meetings to offer dental nurses networking opportunities.

Posted on 9/15/2020

The University of Salford to collaborate with a Dental Institute to research aerosol treatments

This research will help gain an insight into strategies to mitigate the effect of Covid-19

Posted on 9/3/2020

BADN celebrates 80 years of supporting dental nurses with virtual afternoon tea

BADN celebrated 80 years of supporting dental nurses in 2020 along with its members live online.

Posted on 9/3/2020

BADN 2020 Outstanding Contribution To Dental Nursing Professional Practice Award

BADN is proud to present this award to Dr Debbie Reed at the 80th Anniversary Virtual Afternoon Tea.

Posted on 9/2/2020

BSDHT supports BADN in their call for recognition of dental nurses' contribution to dentistry

BADN is thrilled to hear of BSDHT to support our campaign to support for dental nurses' recognition

Posted on 9/1/2020

BADN supports BSDHT call for dental nurse support for hygienists and therapists

BADN fully supports the BSDHT in its campaign for dental nurse support to be accepted norm for all

Posted on 8/25/2020

BDIA's New Online Directory

BDIA has launched a new online directory of its members’ products and services.

Posted on 8/20/2020

Back to Practice Webinar: Nurses Edition

Introducing first nurses edition to the series, all dental nurses and colleagues are welcome to join

Posted on 8/17/2020

Experiences of providing care at Urgent Dental Care centres in England

The university of Plymouth is looking for dentists and dental nurses to take part in a study.

Posted on 8/13/2020

GDC publishes findings from ‘professionalism’ research

This publication marks a major milestone in the regulator’s programme to develop new ‘principles of

Posted on 8/7/2020

Update on Advancing Dental Care Programme

The Advancing Dental Care: Education and Training Review aims to develop an education and training

Posted on 8/5/2020

NHS England & NHS Improvement Parlimentary Awards

Find out more about the Parliamentary Awards, including all details of awards, categories and more.

Posted on 8/4/2020

Dental nurses now have to quarantine when returning from abroad

The Government has changed its rule today so that all health workers must self-isolate for 14 days

Posted on 8/4/2020

NHS latest guidance on facemasks in primary care and community settings

In the latest primary care bulletin, NHS provides more guidelines regarding protective facemasks.

Posted on 7/27/2020

Gifts of Kindness - Exclusive offers for BADN Members

Members offer! The content of this news is restricted to members only.

Posted on 7/15/2020

FGDP(UK) offering free access to the Primary Dental Journal

FGDP(UK) is currently offering non-members free access to the Primary Dental Journal (PDJ).

Posted on 7/14/2020

NEBDN is recruiting for new Trustees

Did you know a dental nurse can also become a Trustee? NEBDN is recruiting two clinical Trustees.

Posted on 7/2/2020

New appointment for Deputy Chief Dental Officer England

Jason Wong MBE has been appointed Deputy Chief Dental Officer for England.

Posted on 6/22/2020

Birchall Tea – Special Offer for BADN Members

Birchall, a family run business since 1987 is providing special discount offer for our members.

Posted on 6/12/2020

A message from BADN President

BADN President, Jacqui Elsden addresses dental nurses nationwide about BADN updates and Covid-19.

Posted on 6/11/2020

Dental Care Professionals’ Annual Renewal now open

Dental Care Professionals' can now renew their annual registration via their eGDC portal online.

Posted on 6/10/2020

Back to Practice Webinar - Monday 8th June @ 6PM

The webinar will aim to discuss the considerations required when using respiratory protective equipment in healthcare settings.

Posted on 6/8/2020

Webinar: OCDO & Digital transformation - Unprecedental

Join the latest webinar by Ian Bergin and Andrew Taylor from the Office of Chief Dental Officer.

Posted on 6/3/2020

FGDP(UK) & CGDent launch UK guidelines for safe return to general dental practice during COVID-19

A number of 30 senior member from different organisations produced a practical guide.

Posted on 6/2/2020

BADN Indemnity Scheme: Dental team returning to work information

Trafalgar Risk Management provides and update relating questions about return to work

Posted on 5/29/2020

Resumption of dental services in England

OCDO shares further steps to resuming dental services in England.

Posted on 5/29/2020

BADN "Dissappointed" with GDC decision regarding ARF

BADN issues official response following the latest GDC decisions to not take action regarding ARF.

Posted on 5/26/2020

COVID-19: Information regarding BADN Indemnity Scheme

Latest update regarding your professional indemnity through our BADN Indemnity Scheme.

Posted on 5/22/2020

GDC Annual Retention Fee update

General Dental Council provides updated regarding Annual Retention Fees in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 5/20/2020

GDC latest statement regarding CPD

General Dental Council released a statement regarding CPD during Covid-19 outbreak.

Posted on 5/15/2020

NHS workforce feedback hub

NHS opened an online feedback hub for dental workforce to help answer any questions you may have.

Posted on 5/14/2020

Government's COVID-19 Recovery Strategy Plan

The government announced its latest strategy plan against Covid-19 to return back to normal lives.

Posted on 5/13/2020

OCDO England latest statement regarding recent government Covid-19 updates

Following Prime Ministers announcements on Sunday, OCDO England has released a statement.

Posted on 5/12/2020

COVID-19 Latest: Who is allowed to go to work?

Following the latest updated from the Prime Minister, here's a list of who can go back to work.

Posted on 5/12/2020

Invitation to join University of Kent Postgraduate Virtual Open Event

University of Kent is organising a Postgraduate Virtual Open Event for all those interested.

Posted on 5/11/2020

Covid-19: Clarification about the Self Employment Income Support Scheme

Jones Harris clarifies information regarding Income Support Scheme for self employed during Covid-19

Posted on 5/11/2020

Two month free trial of Readly for BADN Members

Members can enjoy access to over 4,500 magazines with two month's free access.

Posted on 5/5/2020

Take advantage of our Health e-Hub

Members can make use of Health Assured's wellbeing resources that can help you in difficult times.

Posted on 5/5/2020

Message from Chief Dental Officer England

Chief Dental Officer England has shared a message regarding COVID-19 and its effect on dental care.

Posted on 5/4/2020

Listen to our recent podcast by BADN Chairman

In this podcast, Jane Dalgarno provides many answers relating COVID-19 for dental nurses.

Posted on 5/1/2020

NHS is looking for members of dental team to help tackle COVID-19

Help NHS in a fight against COVID-19. Use your expertise and help our medical colleagues.

Posted on 5/1/2020

Government announces testing and support available to those affected by COVID-19

The government has published that testing is now available along with a support service finder.

Posted on 4/30/2020

#LookingAfterYouToo: individual coaching support for primary care staff

Primary care staff is now offered individual coaching support by video or telephone.

Posted on 4/28/2020

COVID-19 Dental Services webinar

Join the next NHS webinar on COVID-19 presented by CDO Sara Hurley and Matt Neligan.

Posted on 4/23/2020

Healthcare Learning gone into voluntary liquidation

Were you on an NEBDN course with Healthcare Learning Ltd? Here's what to do to claim back.

Posted on 4/22/2020

BDIA Dental Showcase new dates announced

In light of COVID-19 outbreak, the organises have made the decision to move the show to 2021.

Posted on 4/21/2020

Webinars: Furlough Leave - the HMRC Job Retention Scheme

Upcoming webinar designed for employers who have furlough workers providing useful information.

Posted on 4/16/2020

GDC Responding to COVID-19: Latest update in uncertain times

General Dental Council issues their latest response and updates in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 4/9/2020

Redeploying the Clinical Dental Workforce to support the NHS Clinical Delivery Plan for COVID-19

CDO England and NHS England have published new information regarding redeployment.

Posted on 4/9/2020

Stay Alert! Have you seen some of the latest Coronavirus (COVID-19) scams?

Be aware and don't become a victim of the latest scams and phishing emails in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 4/9/2020

Next Date Announced! Take part in the Virtual Coffee Morning

NBS Training is offering weekly virtual meetings to discuss various topics, including COVID-19.

Posted on 4/9/2020

BADN letter to General Dental Council regarding Annual Retention Fee

BADN has issued an official letter to GDC take action and lower or waiver Annual Retention Fee.

Posted on 4/8/2020

COVID-19: NHS helpline for healthcare staff

NHS has launched a hotline to support and advise healthcare staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

Posted on 4/8/2020

Update to Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

The government has updated the information about CJRS in line with the main queries they received.

Posted on 4/7/2020

Online CPD seminar by FMC

FMC is hosting the UK's first live online CPD event. It is free to attend and offers 9 hours CPD.

Posted on 4/7/2020

COVID-19: Support and resources for employers and employees

ACAS provides useful information about the support that is available to us in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 4/6/2020

Looking after your own finances

Get some ideas on how to look after your finances, particularly when your income has been reduced.

Posted on 4/6/2020

COVID-19: Furlough scheme confirmed for mixed practices

The Treasury and NHS England confirmed that mixed practices can make full use of furlough scheme.

Posted on 4/6/2020

COVID-19: BDA addresses dental care professionals

British Dental Association released a video for dental teams to discuss the affects of COVID-19.

Posted on 4/6/2020

COVID-19: CQC Update for dental providers

CQC has released a further updates for dental providers regarding COVID-19.

Posted on 4/6/2020

CQC offers new guidance on DBS checks

Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published an interim guidance on DBS and other recruitment checks.

Posted on 4/3/2020

New Personal Protective Equipment guidance

New guidance has been published today providing further advice to everyone in the primary care.

Posted on 4/3/2020

COVID-19 Wales: New guidance on the use of Personal Protection Equipment

Chief Dental Officer of Wales provides new guidance and information about PPE, in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 4/3/2020

Complimentary webinars provided by Carestream Dental

Tak the opportunity to accessible training materials from the comfort of your own home.

Posted on 4/1/2020

Update #2: Information about furloughed employees' scheme and how it will work in practice

Learn and understand more about recently introduced Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS)

Posted on 4/1/2020

Personal Protective Equipment: Response from NHS and Office of Chief Dental Officer

NHS and Office of Chief Dental Officer provides response regarding the Personal Protective Equipment

Posted on 3/31/2020

NEBDN exam updates in relation to COVID-19 outbreak

NEBDN has recently made changes to their examination timetable for 2020/21 in light of COVID-19.

Posted on 3/30/2020

We are lowering our membership fees

In light of COVID-19 outbreak, BADN made the decision to temporarily reduce its membership fees.

Posted on 3/29/2020

NHS COVID-19 Dental Workforce Redeployment

NHS issues information regarding Dental Workforce Redeployment and searched on volunteers to join

Posted on 3/28/2020

GDC responding to COVID-19: providing treatment in uncertain times

General Dental Council provides further information in providing treatment during COVID-19.

Posted on 3/27/2020

Health Education England released their e-LfH - COVID-19 online learning programme

The programme includes key materials to help the health and care workforce respond to Coronavirus.

Posted on 3/26/2020

BADN response and information related to COVID-19

BADN remains open. Find our more about our response to COVID-19 outbrak and find useful links providing guidance and information to general public, employees and employeers, dental care professionals and more information relating the virus across the

Posted on 3/24/2020

GDC latest response to COVID-19: regulating in uncertain times

GDC is providing some more information about how they will continue to regulate during COVID-19.

Posted on 3/24/2020

COVID-19 Chief Dental Officers summary of guidance

All four Chief Dental Officers release a summary of guidance relating COVID-19 outbreak.

Posted on 3/23/2020

BADN President response to COVID-19 outbreak

BADN President, Jacqui Elsden provides a statement following the outbreak of COVID-19.

Posted on 3/18/2020

British Dental Nurses' Journal 2020 Winter Edition is now available online

The first and latest edition of 2020 British Dental Nurses' Journal is now available via our digital library. Providing latest information from the world of dentistry and two hours verifiable CPD.

Posted on 3/9/2020

National Minimum Wage Increase from April 2020

The government sets a minimum amount you must get paid on average for the hours your work. New minimum wage rates are going to be effective from 1 April 2020.

Posted on 3/4/2020

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

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

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

National Dental Nursing Conference

2020 Annual conference hosted by the British Association of Dental Nurses for dental nurses. Providing valuable verifiable CPD content allowing to enhance dental nurse skills and knowledge. Supporting dental nurses with their training since 1940.

Posted on 9/12/2018