BASCD response to new figures which show: Around 105 children a day are having teeth removed in hospital due to preventable tooth decay According to data published by Public Health England (PHE) today (1) Wednesday 6th March 2019. · Nine out of… Read more »
Circulated on behalf of Chief Dental Officer England Baroness Dido Harding (the lead for NHS Workforce Development) has invited contributions to the debate on developing the NHS Workforce and has offered us the opportunity to start and share a discussion/ideas on dental… Read more »
Spring Scientific Meeting – 23rd – 24th May 2019 The Lowry Hotel, Manchester Submission deadline is Monday 1st April 2019, 9.00am This year BASCD would like to increase the emphasis on poster presentation at conference. Posters will be set up at… Read more »
In 2017 the National Institute for Health (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) Oral and Dental Health Specialty Group in collaboration with the Dental Schools Council and Public Health England, launched an initiative to identify unanswered questions relating to oral and dental health… Read more »
The Institute of Dentistry, Queen Mary University of London is launching a new part-time postgraduate online programme in September 2019 – Dental Public Health, Policy and Leadership. This innovative distance-learning programme: § Allows students to study core modules and select from a range… Read more »
The GDC has published the findings of a wide-ranging literature review of continuing professional development (CPD) activities, models and best practice. This systematic review of literature was commissioned by the GDC to provide a clear and robust evidence base for the future… Read more »
New OFSTED framework for England on published on 16 Jan with no mention healthy eating. Indications are that a scheme on this may be launched without consultation. School Food Matters has published a simple survey asking for views https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/healthyratingscheme.
BASCD have recently participated in the Government Consultation on Place & Price, details and link to documents below. Full details in our Oral Health Improvement pages