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
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Due to the current onging situation with the Covid-19 virus, SBDN have made the decision give our full and dual members a Membership Holiday so please do not worry about your fees. Initially this will be for 3 months but [...]
Covid-19 hits the UK Dear Members, We have watched Covid-19 unfold across the globe and the trail of disbelief, dismay and devastation it has and continues to cause. It has taken over the news, social media and our daily life [...]
The Dean of the Faculty of General Dental Practice (FGDP(UK)), Ian Mills, has called for the leaderships of dental organisations to better reflect the diversity of the profession. Ian Mills, Dean of FGDP(UK) In an address to Faculty members [...]
Link to Our Podcasts
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Coronavirus: Can I get tested to see if I have Covid-19?
on March 28, 2020 at 3:21 pm
The government aims to reach 25,000 tests a day, with patients and NHS workers the top priority.
Coronavirus in UK: How many confirmed cases are there in your area?
on March 28, 2020 at 3:10 pm
Key graphics explaining how coronavirus has spread in the UK and the government's response.
A visual guide to the outbreak
on March 28, 2020 at 11:50 am
Key charts explaining how the respiratory virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.
How the UK’s coronavirus epidemic compares to other countries
on March 28, 2020 at 12:09 am
Comparing the UK’s epidemic to other countries after Friday saw the biggest rise in deaths so far.
Coronavirus: Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive
on March 27, 2020 at 10:33 pm
The health secretary also has the virus, England's chief medical officer has symptoms, and the number of UK deaths jumps to 759.