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National Minimum Wage – FTA Law

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 - [...]

By |April 11th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |March 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

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

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

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

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

NEBDN – Quality Manager Vacancy

External/Internal Recruitment Advertisement Quality Manager Competitive Salary Plus Benefits Based in Preston, Lancashire, NEBDN is the charitable awarding body of choice for dental nurse training and accreditation, demonstrated by our track record of offering high calibre, widely renowned qualifications which are recognised for their quality, value and relevance to the ever-changing dental sector. We have [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Helping to Reduce FTP Cases – Complaints Stakeholder Meeting

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 [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

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

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 [...]

By |February 4th, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

Supporting Fizz Free February – What are you doing?

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 [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

GDC Move to Birmingham: Society Of British Dental Nurses Attends GDC Launch

The GDC has moved part of its business to Birmingham as part of Shifting the Balance. The Society were delighted to attend the launch event and participate in the questions and answers sessions - leading the the voice of our members  and followers. There were some great discussions and valuable points made. We were pleased [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments

Booking is now open: East Midlands Dental Symposium

East Midlands Dental Symposium The Society have organised yet another excellent event in the East Midlands - This is a quality assured event, meeting the GDC guidelines and the Development Outcomes in part A, B, C, D.  Always a great networking event and the whole team are welcome Early Bird Discounted Fees are in Place [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|SBDN|0 Comments