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Birmingham School of Dental Nursing – All Smiles

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 [...]

By |July 27th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |July 27th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

Advancing our Health: Prevention in 2020s Government Consultation

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

By |July 23rd, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

Scotland Regional Study Day

Bookings are now open for our first Scotland regional group study day.

By |July 19th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Churchill War Rooms

SBDN attended an official dinner at the Churchill War Rooms ... well worth a visit and we would like to encourage you to visit the Churchil War Rooms. All of our posts are  very much focused on all things dental and don't get us wrong the purpose of the visit was very much focused on [...]

By |July 10th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

CQC – Smiling Matters: Oral Care in Care Homes

The Society are delighted this has been highlighted, but it is nothing new, in 2015 we raised this as part of NOHPG. Now it is in the public domain we hope this will change, but lets remember it is not all care homes or even just care homes. This is likely to be the same [...]

By |June 24th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

Queen’s Birthday Honour for Society Patron

  ****FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE****                                                                              10 June 2019   Dental nurse Fiona Ellwood awarded in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List Dental nurse Fiona Ellwood has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.   Fiona is the patron and founder of the Society of British Dental Nurses (SBDN) and also chairs [...]

By |June 21st, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

ECPD Guidelines

CPD is far more than meeting GDC requirements, it is about lifelong learning and maintaining the public’s trust in our skills, knowledge and competence. Want to find out more?

By |June 21st, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

GDC Launch Corporate Strategy Consultation – Have your Say

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 [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

Meet 2 More Fantastic Dental Nurses Joining 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 [...]

By |May 14th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments