BDA Northern Ireland representatives recently met with Richard Pengelly, Permanent Secretary and the Chief Dental Officer, Simon Reid, and made the case that oral health needs to reconnect with wider health policy, to ensure 'the mouth is put back in the body'.
Date: 18 September 2019
BDA Scotland says the Scottish Government must consider dentists’ concerns when developing their new ‘model of care’ for dentistry, which is the next major phase of the Oral Health Improvement Plan,
Two new candidates have been elected for the BDA’s Young Dentist Committee (YDC), Natalie Bradley and Katie McDonald-Meyer.
Date: 10 September 2019
The BDA has insisted that ideological preferences must not stall essential progress on sugar reduction, as new evidence reveals the compulsory levy on fizzy drinks has made greater inroads to reduce sugar levels than voluntary initiatives.
Date: 20 September 2019
The BDA has urged government to act on Public Accounts Committee recommendations to deliver wholesale reform to the discredited NHS fines system.
BDA Wales has urged the Welsh Assembly Government not to rest on its laurels following the progress made by its Designed to Smile oral health programme.
Date: 19 September 2019