The British Association of Dental Nurses is the only professional organisation specifically for ALL dental nurses – whether qualified or unqualified, working in General Practice, Hospital, Community, the Armed Forces, Industry, Practice Management or Reception.
It is only with the continuing support of Dental Nurses through membership of the Association that we can continue to support Dental Nurses themselves, negotiate on their behalf and represent the interests of Dental Nurses at all levels. BADN Council is made up of dental nurses elected by the members, so we know what challenges dental nurses are facing, what dental nurses are interested in, what dental nurses want!
Our Annual Conference, held each year, provides an opportunity for members of the dental team to meet with colleagues, socialise and of course, further their professional education, offering up to 8 hours verifiable CPD. The Conference is held in a different location each year to enable dental professionals throughout the UK (and frequently from other countries) to attend. Current BADN members benefit from a discount on Conference registration fees.
Members in all categories have access to our digital quarterly journal “The British Dental Nurses’ Journal”. In addition, members have access to our legal helpline, as well as information on salaries and conditions of employment, training opportunities, seminars and study days, and Local Group Meetings.
Through BADN Benefits, members can obtain discounts on car and home insurance renewal, gym membership, holidays and travel, airport car parking and lounges and vehicle servicing – to name just a few! Members can also earn cashback on supermarket shopping and make savings at restaurants. There really is something for everyone!
Full Membership With Insurance Cover – available to Registered Dental Nurses, including those working in Education and Management. Full Members With Insurance Cover enjoy the full range of membership benefits, including £1m indemnity cover (subject to acceptance and conditions) and up to 8 hours free verifiable CPD through the “British Dental Nurses’ Journal”. To become a Full Member With Insurance Cover, click here to join on line. Full Membership With Insurance Cover starts at just £90.05 per year (basic) or £101.05 (extended duties) (from 1 October 2016) – payment may be made by credit or debit card, cheque or Direct Debit. Lower rates are available for part time workers.
Full Membership Without Insurance Cover – available to Registered Dental Nurses, including those working in Education and Management. Full Members Without Insurance Cover enjoy the full range of membership benefits, EXCEPT the indemnity/legal expenses insurance cover, including up to 8 hours free verifiable CPD through the “British Dental Nurses’ Journal”. To become a Full Member Without Insurance Cover, click here to go to our Join Up page. Full Membership Without Insurance Cover costs £50 per year – payment may be made by credit or debit card, cheque or Direct Debit. Lower rates are available for part time workers. Click Full Member WOC aug 13 app form for an application form.
Associate Membership – Association Members enjoy most of the membership benefits, with the exception of the indemnity/legal expenses insurance cover.
Student Associate – available to student dental nurses on a recognised course leading to a registerable qualification (or those awaiting a course) Student Associate e-Membership now available for £10 per year! Click Student Associate e-membership Introductory Offer for more details and BADN Student Associate e-member app form April 2015 for an application form.
Associate – available to those no longer working in dental nursing, but who wish to keep up to date (£40 per year)
Overseas Associate – available to dental nurses overseas (£40 per year)
Retired Associate – available to former Full Members who have retired (£25 per year)
Honorary Associate – available to other members of the dental team who wish to support dental nurses (£65 per year)
To become an Associate Member, please click here to download an Associate Member application form Associate Mem App Form Apr 13
BADN is not part of the same group as any of the benefit providers. Our address is Room 200, Hillhouse International Business Centre, Thornton-Cleveleys, FY5 4QD.