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Hands on Courses Coming Up

By |March 30th, 2018|SBDN|

We all know that dental nurses have the ability to undertake more clinical skills and many dental nurses feel underutilized. It can be difficult to progress if you are being held back or perhaps you just want to gain additional skills because you are planning your future, a future perhaps in a forward thinking dental environment [...]

The Society are Supporting World Oral Health Day

By |March 20th, 2018|SBDN|

Take the opportunity to follow us and support this campaign and raise awareness not just today, but everyday.

GDC publish another consultation re dental education

By |March 2nd, 2018|SBDN|

The GDC  are proposing changes to the way they quality assure education and training leading to registration for dental professionals. They are seeking to use their resources more efficiently, supporting education and training providers to drive improvements in dental education. It is important that you input to this. The closing date is 23rd May. https://www.gdc-uk.org/about/what-we-do/consultations

GDC Look at a new way of setting the ARF – Contribute to the consultation

By |February 21st, 2018|SBDN|

The GDC have launched the consultation looking at a new way of setting registration fees  As part of Shifting the balance  they said they would work towards a new way of setting fees which would reflect a new approach to regulation. The consultation is part and parcel of this work and we want to urge [...]

Scotland Publish the Oral Health Improvement Plan – January 2018

By |January 27th, 2018|SBDN|

Scottish Government – Oral Health Improvement PlanThis sets out the Scottish Government’s direction of travel for the future of oral health improvement and NHS dental services in Scotland. It covers broad reaching areas, drawing the whole team into ensuring oral health is a key component of general health and well being. The aims of the [...]

East Midlands Dental Nurse Symposium – Count Down Begins

By |January 21st, 2018|SBDN|

You said it, we did it  - New Guidance and so much more .... Could you be a winner on one of the courses?  It is that time of year again ... The East Midlands symposium just got even better, whilst some core topics are invaluable to our day we want to give you more [...]

Emma Riley Becomes Chair

By |January 14th, 2018|SBDN|

The Society are delighted to welcome Emma as the Chair of 'The Society'. Emma has been a dental Nurse for many years and progressed to an oral health educator and becoming at the time the only adopted Oral Health Practitioner sponsored by MacMillan. Her work across the Head, Neck and Thyroid sector was unique to [...]

Feeling Stressed, overwhelmed – it happens

By |January 14th, 2018|SBDN|

    Dental Nurses are no different to any other professional and may suffer from stress or become overwhelmed for many reasons - you are not on your own. Equally you are most likely to notice if your dentist is under immense pressure and there is a change in his/her behaviour, what would you do? [...]

Screening for HIV – Dental Nurses do you want to be involved?

By |January 11th, 2018|SBDN|

On the evening of the 24th January there is an event in London to look at the screening of HIV and the dental researchers are looking for some more dental nurses to get involved. In this current climate and opportunities knocking at our door why wouldn't we get involved. The Society are supporting this, if [...]

Dental Nurses Conference: What is trending in modern day dentistry?

By |January 11th, 2018|SBDN|

Further details are to follow - some core topics including Barbara Lamb radiography and radiology changes and updates and infection control and then some hands on and interactive sessions. The whole team are welcome  www.sbdn.org.uk       or email us on admin@bdns.org.uk Hold the date 21st April, 2018 Jury's  Inn East Midlands Airport Loughborough  or [...]