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
The Society were present at the Robin Davies Research Awards and were delighted for all successful applicants and winners. By all accounts there were a number of applicants with really good projects. The event was hosted by Prof Nairn Wilson [...]
The Chief Dental Officer for England launched the Record Keeping Standards at the BDIA Dental Showcase. This brings consensus and standardisation in approach to assessment of Record Keeping Standards - what the professions would like to see is .... one [...]
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Global epidemic' of childhood inactivity
on November 22, 2019 at 1:20 am
Report shows 81% don't exercise enough with effects on health, brain development and social skills.
Bacterial allies make dengue fever cases dive
on November 22, 2019 at 1:17 am
Scientists infected mosquitoes with Wolbachia bacteria to make it harder for them to spread disease.
Pneumonia: How a bead necklace is tackling the disease in Kenya
on November 22, 2019 at 12:44 am
'Village doctor' Beatrice Lokwawi explains how she uses beads to diagnose people with pneumonia.
Vaping linked to teen's 'popcorn lung'
on November 22, 2019 at 12:26 am
Canadian doctors who treated the teen say the injury is unlike vaping-related illnesses in the US.
Patient died after 'transplant surgeon error'
on November 21, 2019 at 7:40 pm
A surgeon spilt stomach contents on organs which were transplanted into three patients.