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  • BDA board election results – 2021-23

    The results for the BDA board elections for the 2021-23 triennium are now in.

    Date: 27 November 2020

  • NHS Charges: Set the record straight

    Patient charges in England will rise by 5% on 14 December 2020. If you treat NHS patients, we want to help you set the record straight on who benefits from this increase.

    Date: 27 November 2020

  • MPs debate dentistry, access and ventilation

    Yesterday, the House of Commons held a debate on "Access to NHS dentistry and oral health inequalities". The debate was secured by Judith Cummins MP, our long-standing ally in Parliament and the Vice-Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dentistry and Oral Health.

    Date: 26 November 2020


  • Dentists slam wrongheaded NHS charge hike in middle of pandemic

    The BDA has slammed the latest inflation-busting 5% increase in NHS dental charges in England announced today, accusing government of erecting further barriers to care during the COVID pandemic, when services remain so limited and focused on dealing with an unprecedented backlog.

    Date: 23 November 2020

  • ​Dentist urge long term clarity on PPE supplies in wake of NAO report

    The BDA has welcomed the National Audit Office’s latest report on procurement during the COVID pandemic, and called for real clarity on the long term supply and distribution of personal protective equipment.

    Date: 18 November 2020

  • Dentists: Government holds the key to restore services to millions

    The BDA has told the Department of Health and Social Care and all devolved administrations that a package of capital funding now offers the only hope of restoring routine services to millions of patients, as a new survey indicates a service in crisis is incapable of delivering investment to meet new rules that could boost access.

    Date: 16 November 2020