Dentists take failing regulator to judicial review

Dental union takes unprecedented legal action. On Friday the British Dental Association (BDA) announced it has initiated judicial review proceedings against the professional regulator the General Dental Council. ...more

Dental technology showcase changes dates

The DLA’s flagship event, the Dental Technology Showcase (DTS), has changed its dates from 2015 onwards. The next event will take place on Friday 17th and Saturday 18th April, enabling more dental professionals to attend for extended networking and socialising opportunities....more

Two brand new apprenticeships

The dental industry can now look forward to two innovative apprenticeships for Dental Technicians and Dental Laboratory Assistants.These exciting apprenticeships are being developed under phase 2 of the Government’s Trailblazer project, and will offer a number of advantages to young people, businesses and the dental lab industry....more

BDA to GDC – “come clean, or we'll seek court order”

The British Dental Association (BDA) told the General Dental Council (GDC) earlier this month that it would seek a court order to secure access to evidence that underpins the regulator’s proposal to raise the annual registration fee (ARF) by 64%. ...more

BDA urges governments across the UK to invest in dentistry

Governments across the UK must pay heed to the economic challenges facing NHS dentistry and maintain their commitment to patients and practitioners, the BDA has said in the wake of a recent report by the Health and Social Care Information Centre. ...more

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