Welcome to the British Association of Dental Nurses


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The British Association of Dental Nurses is the UK’s only recognised professional association for dental nurses.  All dental nurses may join BADN, whether or not they are qualified, no matter where they work, and regardless of age, gender or race.  read more…

BADN Membership is now available both with and without indemnity cover.  For more details on the benefits of membership, please click BADN – Can You Afford NOT to Join?? Aug 13 (and for the boss, click Are Your Dental Nurses BADN Members? Aug 13) – to join please click here

To access the Autumn 2014  digital edition of the British Dental Nurses’ Journal, log into the members area (you will need your BADN membership number).  Members without internet access should contact Val on 01253 338366 or to request a hard copy.

To download the template of the BADN letter to HMRC regarding tax relief on CPD costs, please click here

For information and application form for the 2015 Dental Awards, click here.  For information and application form for the 2015 BADN Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award, please see below.


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For information on the BADN Facebook Groups, please click here

The BADN Study Day due to be held in Bracknell on 14 February 2015 has been cancelled

For information on the Colgate DCP Research Awards, please click Colgate DCP Awards call for applications 2015

For information on the DCP Symposium to be held in Cardiff on 8 May 2015, please visit the Wales page

For information on the CQC Consultation, which ends on Friday 23 January 2015, please click here


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Not a Member Yet??

Isnt it time you joined your professional association and took advantage of the indemnity cover, verifiable CPD, free legal helpline, quarterly Journal – not to mention saving money with BADN Benefits?  For more details, click BADN – Can You Afford NOT to Join?? Aug 13….. and to persuade your employer that its in their best interests too, click Are Your Dental Nurses BADN Members? Aug 13

To join on line, click on “Join Up” above right and take advantage straight away of the benefits of BADN membership!


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Events 2015


 To see the Calendar of Events for 2015, please click 2015 Calendar  .    To include an event on the Calendar , please e-mail details to organise a BADN event, please contact  for a copy of our events policy and info pack.


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BADN E-Newsletters

Current BADN members may sign up for occasional general, regional and specialist area e-newsletters – just tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive; non-members may sign up for the non-member e-newsletter only.

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Latest News..

Government accepts Law Commissions’ recommendations

The Government has accepted the vast majority of the Law Commissions’ recommendations for reforming the law that relates to the regulation of health care professionals across the UK and the regulation of social workers in England. This was a joint review undertaken by the Law Commissions of England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  For more [...]

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BADN are requesting nominations for their 2015 Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award which will be presented in May 2015 at the Honours and Awards Dinner at the BDA Conference in Manchester.

To nominate someone for the Award, please read the 2015 OCDN Guidelines first and then forward your nomination, on the 2015 OCDN Application Form, to the Chief Executive by the closing date.

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