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GDC Launch Corporate Strategy Consultation – Have your Say

By |May 14th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society are urging its members, followers and colleagues to respond to the consultation 'Corporate Strategy 2020-2022 working with the dental team for public safety'. This is important on a number of fronts, but may well influence you ARF fee outcomes. www.gdc-uk.org/respond We will be responding as a Professional Society, perhaps messages on social media [...]

Meet 2 More Fantastic Dental Nurses Joining SBDN

By |May 14th, 2019|SBDN|

Doesn't this just show how diverse dental nursing as a profession has become. Meet or latest recruits, Katherine Pearce - Specialist field Forensic Dentistry and Jane Cooney - Specialist field Dementia. The Society go from strength to strength as they broaden their expertise, where else  would you have such a large group of dental nurses [...]

Tina Gorman Receives The Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award

By |April 29th, 2019|SBDN|

The Patron of the Society of British Dental Nurses Awarded Tina Gorman The Outstanding Contribution To Dental Nursing Award at the East Midlands symposium on the 6th April, 2019. This award is unique in that it is not awarded on a regular basis and is awarded only to those who have made a difference to [...]

National Minimum Wage – FTA Law

By |April 11th, 2019|SBDN|

Key Employment Changes There are a number of important changes to Employment Law coming into force in April 2019. National Minimum Wage  The National Minimum Wage (the “NMW”) will increase on 1 April 2019 for all workers. The NMW will be as follows; For Under 18s - £4.35 (previously £4.20) For 18 – 20 - [...]

Oral Care and people with learning disabilities – Published 6th March, 2019

By |March 24th, 2019|Blog|

Good oral health is an important factor in people's general health and quality of life. Much evidence shows that people with learning disabilities  have poorer oral health and are more likely to access dental services. There is a legal requirement for dental services to make a reasonable adjustment so services can be accessed... Read more [...]

National Dental Nurse Educators Group – Tutors, Trainers, Assessors, Moderators

By |March 24th, 2019|SBDN|

Wales at the forefront of change in Dentistry – looking first at Dental Nurse Education

By |March 24th, 2019|SBDN|

Helping to Reduce FTP Cases – Complaints Stakeholder Meeting

By |February 7th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society of British Dental Nurses have been part of the working group from the beginning and feel strongly about this work. Sometimes messages are not always clear when you 'deep dive' into matters of such sensitivity. This work is to try and encourage us all to deal with complaints in a way that looks [...]

Number of events and more to come: SBDN Engaging with Dental Nurses

By |February 4th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society are keen to get out to the Dental Nurses of today , those who have been in the profession a while and students. There have been lots of requests  and they are still coming in. The Midlands group have organised some central events and these we hope will be repeated elsewhere.   The [...]

Supporting Fizz Free February – What are you doing?

By |January 31st, 2019|SBDN|

The Society are supporting 'Fizz Free February' will you be doing your bit. Recent evidence has shown that our children are consuming far to much sugar - the average 10 year old is said to have consumed 18 years worth of sugar (Gov, 2019). The Health Minister in Wales has announced that they will look [...]