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Hygiene and Therapy Qualification- North West DCP School

By |December 22nd, 2016|SBDN|

Are you interested in becoming a dental hygienist /therapist? Why not take a look at our website? www.mandcp.co.uk  The Greater Manchester School for Dental Care Professionals is based in Salford in Greater Manchester and provides an intensive full time, 27-month course that prepares candidates to take the Diplomas in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy of [...]

Former dental nurse Elaine Tilling shares her dental journey …

By |December 22nd, 2016|SBDN|

I started my career as a Dental Nurse in the Women’s Royal Air Force in the late 70’s..a role I loved and one that placed the seed of passion for team involvement in comprehensive dental care for me.  The long awaited GDC registration of our Dental Nurses means that this cadre needs a strong representative [...]

GDC want to encourage local resolution

By |December 19th, 2016|SBDN|

The GDC want to work closer with the dental profession and believe that local resolution is by far a better way of supporting the team when professional dilemmas occur. The Society of British Dental Nurses have a mentoring team that can help guide you in the right direction.

Joining forces, heightening awareness

By |December 8th, 2016|SBDN|

The Society are keen to raise awareness of oral cancer and support dental nurses on this learning journey. We hear lots about early detection and diagnosis, but we are also mindful of those who are survivors of oral cancer. Only recently Prof Mike Lewis talked about diagnosis, reminding us that it is not just about [...]

FGDP (UK) Recruiting a Fellow…

By |December 8th, 2016|SBDN|

The FGDP(UK) is looking to recruit a Fellow to its Strategic Affairs Committee, which advises the Board on strategic relations, policy development, external representation, public affairs and lay communication. The committee convenes three times a year in January, April and September, ordinarily by teleconference from 5-7pm on a weeknight, for which a freephone number is [...]

Dental Protection Provide Guidance on Referrals to GDC

By |December 7th, 2016|SBDN|

Helpful guidance from Dental Protection for Referrals to the GDC Short guide to appearing before the GDC... @MPS_Dental  

CQC useful links published

By |December 7th, 2016|SBDN|

The CQC recently shared information on 'Notable Practice', 'Myth busters' and added their new 'Complaints Statement'. Take a Look - keep up to date. It aims to jointly ensure that patients receive high-quality, safe dental services from professionals and organisations that are competent and meet national standards, and that services improve. http://www.cqc.org.uk/RDSPB http://www.cqc.org.uk/notabledentalexamples http://www.cqc.org.uk/dentalmythbuster