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Nominations invited for Dental Nursing Award

The BADN are inviting nominations for its 2015 Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award, which will be presented in May at the Honours and Awards Dinner at the BDA Conference....more

Winners named for Honours and Awards 2014

The seven individuals who are being honoured for their services to the profession in this year’s BDA Honours and Awards have been named. Life Membership of the Association, which recognises long and valuable service to the Association, is being conferred on two individuals Dr Sarah May and Dr Marcus Woof....more

BADN response to Pendlebury lecture

BADN President Fiona Ellwood attended the FGDP(UK) biennial Pendlebury lecture given by Bill Moyes, Chair of the General Dental Council in which he spoke of the challenges being faced as it moves forward in a rapidly changing climate of accountability and litigation....more

BDA research identifies dental jobs concerns

More than one-in-ten young dentists completing their vocational or foundation training may be experiencing difficulties finding permanent posts, newly-published research suggests, with around 12 per cent of those completing their training last summer having not secured a role before its conclusion...more

Care needed in reducing student numbers

A reduction in the number of places to study dentistry at institutions in England must be managed carefully and its impact on both patient care and dental schools monitored, the BDA has warned. The warning follows letters to dental schools informing them that their intakes are to be cut by 10 per cent from September 2014 onwards. ...more

Exclusive lecture line up for dental nurses

In association with the British Association of Dental Nursing, the Dentistry Show 2014 is proud to present an exclusive line up of lectures dedicated to providing the latest ideas and perspectives in dental nursing....more

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