Society of British Dental Nurses
Championing the professional vision of dental nurses, paving the way for a fulfilling career and achieving goals with ‘ a can do ‘ approach. We know only too well how hard dental nurses work and what it takes to be excellent at what you do… We are stronger together.
Our vision is to inspire and engage dental nurses at each and every stage of their career. We will consider the here and now, and the future landscape of dentistry. Our guiding philosophy is that we will support the development of a sustainable and effective workforce, which as a result will advance our profession through education and professional activity.
5 core values are central to our work
- Influencing policy and informing change
- Enhancing the capacity and ability of our membership
- Placing education, learning, experience, growth and development at the heart of the Society
- Recognising national and local priorities and our role within these areas
- Dedicated to the education and support of dental nursing students
Honoured to be a guest of Birmingham Dental School as the dental nurses are awarded their qualifications. The Society were represented by Fiona Ellwood the Patron, who congratulated the students and spoke about professionalism as they enter a new chapter [...]
The Society has a speaker at the Isdam congress meeting in Glasgow this year - Alex Keir, who will be talking on CBT cognitive Behaviour Therapy. The Congress has two days of exceptional speakers - you may be involved in [...]
Link to Our Podcasts
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Can you turn around the health of an entire town?
on September 17, 2019 at 11:54 pm
Three years on, how is a project aimed at transforming the health of people in Fleetwood faring? […]
Inquiry into safety and wellbeing concerns at two hospitals
on September 17, 2019 at 8:33 pm
It follows problems at the new children's hospital in Edinburgh and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow. […]
Soot pollution particles 'cross the placenta'
on September 17, 2019 at 3:11 pm
Particles of black carbon pollution can cross to the fetal side of the placenta, a study finds. […]
Does fat shaming help people lose weight?
on September 17, 2019 at 7:49 am
Fat chance - the evidence says fat shaming is more likely to lead people to put on weight. […]
Nurse numbers rise 'eclipsed by jump in patients'
on September 17, 2019 at 12:24 am
Hospital admissions are rising at nearly three times the rate of the nurse workforce, the RCN says. […]