Coffee Catch-up | April 2024

Speaker information

Pete Gibbons
Owner & Decontamination Specialist

Pete Gibbons is a decontamination and cross infection qualified specialist with over 17 years working in the dental industry. Pete has worked within many different areas of dentistry, including Orthodontics, Microscopes, Decontamination, Surgical and Endodontics to name but a few. He has also been delivering dental infection prevention courses within dental settings and at various seminars for many years. Over the past 17 years he has written several published articles on Infection Prevention & Control and has also held a  monthly column for Dentistry Online for over 3 year (ongoing).

The session will take place on:


Saturday 27 April 2024





Presentation details


"Healthcare Waste Management and updates to HTM 07-01”


The aim of this course is to provide you with the knowledge to safely manage hazardous waste within your practice following the Health Technical Memorandum 07-01 guidelines update 2022.


  • To effectively gain knowledge of Healthcare waste.
  • To understand the importance of safe handling.
  • To understand the importance of ‘Swan neck’.
  • To understand the different national colour coding for waste management.


  • Define what waste is suitable for each national colour coding.
  • Explain why the ‘Swan Neck’ is important for correct safety.

Developments Outcomes

  • This presentation meets the GDC's development outcomes: C and D.

CPD information

This session offers one hour FREE CPD. In order to receive a certificate, the attendee must be:

  • Present at all times during a speaker's presentation
  • Have a camera turned ON throughout the whole presentation



A virtual networking event for dental nurses and fellow dental care professionals for you to meet new colleagues and hear about the latest developments from the world of dentistry, the Association and our special guest speakers with free CPD.

What is Coffee Catch-up?

The coffee catch-up has been created during the Covid-19 pandemic to offer members and non-member dental care professionals virtual way to the latest information from the world of dentistry, the opportunity for networking and connecting with with other dental nurses across the United Kingdom, and chat with our BADN President, the members of the BADN Executive Committee, and the staff. We also host special guest speakers who deliver valuable insights regarding a specific topic each month with the aim of helping attendees learn and expand their knowledge. Some sessions also offer FREE CPD certificates.

We also sometimes host special quiz games where you have a chance to win some prizes. The quizes are related to the speakers presentation to test your knowledge on the subject. If there is a quiz game scheduled for the speakers presentation, we will either include this information below or let you know in an e-mail upon registering, including all the necessary details prior to the event on how to take part.

How much does it cost?

Our Coffee Catch-up sessions are FREE to attend. We welcome all dental nurses, BADN members and non-members, as well as other dental care professionals to join our sessions. Please note spaces are limited so be sure to book early.

What happens after I register?

Once registered a confirmation email will be sent to you within 24 hours. An Invitation Zoom Link along with any other relevant information will be sent to all attendees via email a day before the event. Please also check your spam/junk folder when looking out for any communications.


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