Today is the last day to nominate that outstanding member of your dental nursing team - there are so many unsung heroes out there that deserve recognition, they work tirelessly with a huge and demanding workload and are there to ensure a safe and efficient and effective working environment with the interests of the patient [...]
"it's time to take antibiotic resistance seriously" - time to improve antibiotic prescribing and use. This is very much the message to and of the profession which informed and has continued to be portrayed from the Public Health England UK 5 year strategy and from its' relaunch in October 2018. It is important to raise [...]
A moment in time as the BDA bring together great influencers to further inform the sugar debate - linked to numerous medical conditions and illnesses and a causative factor in dental caries the debate is well over due. More importantly it brought together a multi-professional opportunity to look at the much broader position we await [...]
Are you ready to test your antimicrobial prescribing knowledge? The British Association of Oral Surgeons (BAOS) has launched a new Antimicrobial Stewardship e-Learning resource for oral health professionals to test their knowledge of antibiotic prescribing. Free to take, it consists of three modules of clinical scenario-based quizzes, each of which provides a printable e-certificate of one hour’s verified CPD [...]
https://www.dentalhealth.org/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=10f38d12-e238-4a39-8137-f94fa0bc42ee The facts say it all - read the article it makes some alarming statements ... together we can do more...
The Society have added more categories after the huge response last year, we are hoping the categories now capture all dental nursing groups. We have moved from 3 groups to 6: Outstanding student dental nurse student Outstanding dental nurse Outstanding dental nurse tutor Long service Outstanding dental nurse manager Contribution to charity work Winners and [...]
This is our last Learning Hub Session for 2018 and the focus is on communication skills -what do you say after you say hello. This is a core principle for the General Dental Council and goes part way to meeting the GDC Development Outcomes - A & B. Definitely not one to be missed. The [...]
The NEBDN have appointed a new CEO - Kate Kerslake. The Society of British Dental Nurses welcome and congratulate Kate in her appointment. Kate steps in to replace former CEO Phil Hughes and takes up her post in November.
The Society of British Dental Nurses are pleased to announce that from the 1st October, 2018 nominations are being accepted for this years National Dental Nurses Awards. After an overwhelming response last year the Society have added more categories: Outstanding Dental Nurse Outstanding Student Dental Nurse Outstanding Tutor New categories are: Long service Dental Nurse [...]