Contract reform and addressing the challenges from COVID-19 and a poorly funded NHS service, were among the topics debated at the second online local dental committees (LDCs) conference last weekend.
Date: 16 June 2021
A special motion was passed today during the Annual Conference of Local Dental Committees, agreeing that all forms of discrimination have no place in dentistry.
Date: 12 June 2021
On 9 June members of the House of Lords continued their scrutiny of the Professional Qualifications Bill, as it entered the first of three days of committee stage. During this stage, the Bill is subjected to line-by-line analysis, and peers discuss the various amendments put forward by their colleagues.
Date: 10 June 2021
The BDA has warned the voice of registrants and protections against illegal practice cannot be casualties in needed reforms to modernise the creaking legislation underpinning healthcare regulation.
Date: 17 June 2021
The British Dental Association has welcomed leadership from footballer Ronaldo, in shunning UEFA Euro 2020 sponsor Coca-Cola, but warned that sustained effort is required UK and worldwide to remove the deep rooted and pernicious influence of junk food brands across sport.
The BDA is supporting Learning Disability Awareness Week (14-20 June). We are encouraging all dentists and dental team members to download a new free set of Makaton prompt cards to help break down barriers to communications for dental patients.
Date: 14 June 2021