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New initiative launched to tackle awareness of HPV diseases in men

A NEW CAMPAIGN has been launched today to address the pressing need for greater awareness about the human papillomavirus (HPV) and its potential impact on millions of men and boys in the United Kingdom every year. Jabs for the Boys aims to improve public education about HPV and the HPV vaccination, following new research which […]

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NDNC 2017 – Presidential Handover Speech by Jane Dalgarno

Presidential Handover Speech Good morning Ladies and Gentleman and welcome to the 2017 National Dental Nursing Conference. It is good to see you all and I trust you will have an enjoyable couple of days. I find it hard to believe how quickly 2 years has passed and I am soon to become Immediate Past […]

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Shifting the balance: consultation responses and next steps

UK dental regulator sees widespread engagement with vision for reforming dental regulation The UK’s regulator of dental professionals, the General Dental Council (GDC), published Shifting the balance: The GDC’s response to your views and next steps today, marking a significant milestone in its strategy to reform dental regulation. The consultation, Shifting the balance: a better, […]

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Enhance CPD guidance

We have been talking to you for some time now about the changes in enhanced continuing professional development and as we head towards the end of the year, we want to make sure registrants and CPD providers are prepared for the changes for dentists on 1 January 2018 and dental care professionals later on in […]

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Get involved in Blue Wednesday to help raise awareness of mouth cancer

With Mouth Cancer Action Month set to kick-off next week, campaign organiser the Oral Health Foundation is urging all dental professionals to turn blue on Wednesday 15 November and show their support for mouth cancer. The charity is appealing to health professionals around the country to take part in Blue Wednesday to help share key […]

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The five things you need to make your Mouth Cancer Action Month event a huge success

Mouth Cancer Action Month is only a couple of weeks away. This vitally important campaign is your opportunity to build awareness of mouth cancer and help to stop the impact of this terrible disease by making sure people are aware of its signs, symptoms and causes. Sadly, more than 7,500 people are diagnosed with mouth […]

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Get involved and make a difference during Mouth Cancer Action Month

As you are probably aware, Wednesday 1 November 2017 sees the launch of Mouth Cancer Action Month 2017, your annual opportunity to spread vital awareness about the signs, symptoms and causes of mouth cancer, and to make a difference. As long-time campaigners for action on mouth cancer, the Oral Health Foundation are proudly committed to […]

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The Great British cake-off: UK’s top ‘sweet-tooth’ cities revealed

WITH THE GREAT BRITISH BAKE OFF back on our television screens, one leading charity has investigated where in the United Kingdom is most likely to reach for a roulade and which places are saying no to a gateau. The Oral Health Foundation polled thousands of Brits to discover which city’s residents give in to their […]

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Diabetes is a risk factor for gum disease

The British Society of Periodontology (http://www.bsperio.org.uk), together with Diabetes.co.uk (http://www.diabetes.co.uk), is running a campaign to raise awareness of the increased risk of gum disease in people living with diabetes. Periodontal (gum) disease is the 6th most common disease in the world.  You are all aware of the impact it can have on quality of life, […]

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Plan your day!

There is so much on offer at this year’s Dental Showcase that BADN members are advised to look at the educational programme and plan which lectures they want to attend.  Some of the highlights this year include the following: Practice of The Future New for 2017, the show floor will host a purpose built state-of-the-art […]

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