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2020 Gets off to a Great Start: Dental Nursing Study Day – Jan 2020

By |November 28th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society of British Dental Nurses is working in partnership with HEE NW to bring this fantastic view together. The are a number of recommended and a couple of other ones that runs in to our policy. The topics cover   Infection Prevention and Control Forensic Dentistry for Dental Nurses Social Media in Dentistry Interview [...]

National Dental Nursing Awards 2019

By |November 1st, 2019|SBDN|

  The Society recognise that there are so many dental nurses out there that go above and beyond their day to day work ad put their heart and soul into the job and yet they go unrecognised. Every year on the 22nd November as a celebration of the first ever dental nursing examination being taken [...]

Robin Davies Research Awards

By |October 23rd, 2019|SBDN|

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 and sponsored by Colgate, Jill Davies was in attendance.  It should be noted that the [...]

OCDO England launches ‘Record Keeping Standards’

By |October 23rd, 2019|SBDN|

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 patient, one record, one recognised standard. Notably this is not a new set of practitioner [...]

SBDN & cluster learning in Berkshire

By |October 23rd, 2019|SBDN|

The Society attended a new regional group to talk professionalism and deliver some important topics as part of an Enhanced Continual Professional Development. Great support from Lifeline Dental Agency - great vibe in the room.

Nominations: National Dental Nurses Day 22-11-2019

By |October 22nd, 2019|SBDN|

The Society will be celebrating the 4th National Dental Nurses Day on 22nd Nov. This is a day steeped in history, the date of the first dental nursing examination. Last year we increased the number of categories and were delighted with the responses, the groups are: Outstanding Dental Nurse Outstanding Student Dental Nurse Outstanding Dental [...]

Important Notice….

By |September 4th, 2019|SBDN|

The Society are grateful for the sponsorship and as a result of it would like to offer 5 Free places to the Prof Ireland Annual Lecture. This offer is open to all student dental care professionals. Oral Health Education students can also benefit from this offer. This is based on a first come basis ... [...]

Birmingham School of Dental Nursing – All Smiles

By |July 27th, 2019|SBDN|

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 in their career. Janice Dukes also spoke after recently retiring from the School of Dental [...]

Isdam – Managing Dental Anxiety Congress Glasgow 22nd & 23rd Aug

By |July 27th, 2019|SBDN|

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 sedation, dealing with anxious patients and need to maintain, enhance or develop your skills, what [...]

Advancing our Health: Prevention in 2020s Government Consultation

By |July 23rd, 2019|SBDN|

Please use this link to read the latest information looking towards the prevention strategy - makes an interesting read, we would like to hear your thoughts at admin@bdns.org.uk   https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/advancing-our-health-prevention-in-the-2020s