Information for Members

For information on the subjects below, please click on the appropriate link – please note this information may be updated from time to time, so check regularly.

Purple Legal:  please note that the telephone number for the legal helpline is now 01206 846064 

ARF:     Did you remember to renew your GDC ARF by 31 July?  If not, you cannot work as a dental nurse until you have been restored to the Register.  For more information on restoration, please click here.  For information on restoration fees, please click here

Articles:      A selection of articles from the BDNJ and other publications (reprinted with permission) on subjects of interest to dental nurses.

ACAS/TUPE:  Information from ACAS – if your practice changes hands, conciliation service – click here

BADN Benefits:  for information on the BADN Benefits scheme

BDNJ:         For information on how to submit an article for the BDNJ, or how to advertise in the BDNJ

Campaign for Tax Relief on CPD Costs:  copy of our initial letter to HMRC, a copy of David Gauke’s reply, and a form letter for you to personalize and send to HMRC (enclosing the BADN Briefing Note and the BADN Salary Survey) and to your local MP, demanding that CPD costs are made tax allowable

Forms:  Information leaflets on BADN membership, application forms for Associate, Full Without Cover  and Fellow membership,   change of address/request for information/badge or keyring forms.

Registered Dental Nurse colleagues who do not yet benefit from membership of their professional association can now join BADN as Full Members with Insurance Cover quickly and easily online at   Those who already have adequate indemnity cover in place may join as Full Members without Insurance Cover – student, overseas, retired dental nurses and those not longer working in dental nursing may join as Associate Members.  Anyone who has been a BADN member for 10 years or more and who holds the City & Guilds Licentiate in Dental Nursing is eligible to become a BADN Fellow.

General Dental Council:  for GDC information and news

General Information

Health & Safety:  This section is currently being updated – new information should be on this website shortly

Education: Click here

Indemnity Insurance:   When you join BADN or renew your membership and insurance online (applies to Full Members with Insurance Cover only) you are sent a confirmation email w hich outlines what happens next and includes your login details to the My Trafalgar/Client section of the TRM website which will enable you to manage your indemnity account – you can amend your contact details if/when required, increase your scope of cover, manage your passwords and more.  Policy wordings and Summary of Cover are also available here.  Your insurance and membership documentation will be forwarded to you in the post by BADN once payment has been received.  PLEASE READ THESE DOCUMENTS AND KEEP THEM IN A SAFE PLACE.  For information on how to make a claim, click here

If you are an Associate Member, of a Full Member Without Cover, you do not have indemnity cover through BADN.  Full Members without Cover should ensure they have adequate cover in place elsewhere.  Any Registered Dental Nurses who are still Associate Members should contact the BADN office to amend their membership.

National Minimum Wage:  for information on the National Minimum Wage, please click here

Parental Leave:  for information on the changes to parental leave, including shared leave and adoption leave, please click here

Statutory Sick Pay/Statutory Maternity (Paternity) Pay:  for an update on SSP, please click here; for Statutory Maternity Pay and Leave, please click here

Preventing Needlestick Injuries

Organising an Event:  information on how to organise a BADN event

Rules and Constitution:  click  BADN Constitution July 2015