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Mental Health & Well-being

The Society of British Dental Nurses have trained Mental Health First Aiders to hand and know how important good mental health is at the best of times, but we are in unprecedented times and in reality uncharted territory. The team understand that everyone reacts to situations differently and many of the challenges that you are [...]

By |March 31st, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

3 Month Membership Holiday for Members

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 we will monitor the situation.

By |March 23rd, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Covid-19: Information for Dental Nurses – A Call for Calm

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 as we have tried to go about our business. There is no getting away from [...]

By |March 22nd, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

FGDP Dean calls for greater diversity

  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 and professional leaders at the FGDP(UK) Annual Dinner and Awards, he said dental leaders have [...]

By |March 18th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Can you offer a helping hand to someone self-isolating?

The Society have introduced a scheme to help those who are self-isolating, in particular the older person or those most vulnerable. If the suggested plans come into play of isolation for those over 70 yrs of age this will be even more important. Could you offer your help to someone close by or someone on [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

Sharing Information: Do you prescribe, provide or fit retainers, whitening trays, mouth guards?

The Society of British Dental Nurses are part of the Dental Professional Alliance  - a group formed to bring the dental care professionals professional bodies to the table, to share successes, experiences and challenges and work towards better outcomes. The DPA has been very well received by the dental industry, they meet 4 times a [...]

By |March 16th, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

Covid-19 News: Society of British Dental Nurses Keeping you informed

There is no getting away from Covid-19 headlines as it sweeps the world at a fast pace. We are having an increased number of calls and we are trying to deal with them as promptly as possible, most of which are around Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) challenges and others around self isolation and employment law.  [...]

By |March 15th, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

Mental Health Wellness – join us

The Society have for sometime had a 'Let's Talk' policy and has helped 1ots of dental nurses and those around them. We have a 'don't turn away' policy too, so no dental nurse is left without direction. As part of our Mental Health Wellness work we are inviting you to get involved. Sign up to [...]

By |March 5th, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

Enhanced CPD – The Facts

Enhanced CPD – The Facts In order to remain on the General Dental Council (GDC) register and continue to practice ALL registrants must undertake the required ECPD as defined by the GDC. CPD is defined as 'learning, training or other developmental activities undertaken by a dental professional. Such activity must be relevant to the registrant’s [...]

By |February 2nd, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments

Wuhan novel Coronavirus Latest Information – Guidance for the dental team

Update The Office of the CDO England shares a tripartite letter and a flowchart  - read it here February 2020 Dear colleagues Novel Coronavirus: Advice for the NHS in England This letter updates the advice sent on 31st January 2020. Changes from the previous version are highlighted in blue font. The key changes are to [...]

By |February 1st, 2020|SBDN|0 Comments