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
See links below on NHS update on Long Term Plan and Starting Well Core Initiative A summary of the NHS England Long Term Plan, which sets out some of the key areas where they see the value of the continued integration … Read more »
The UK Health Forum (UKHF) as a member of the DHSC/NHSE/PHE Health and Wellbeing Alliance (HWA), in partnership with the Race Equality Foundation, National LGB&T Partnership and the Mental Health Consortium is conducting a scoping and consensus building exercise to: Recognise… Read more »
“Let’s spread holiday cheer, not diet-related diseases, this festive season” Bascd joins other national organisation to sign an open letter from Sustain opposing Coke Christmas Truck promotional tour. https://www.sustainweb.org/news/dec17_tooth_fairies_deliver_coke_open_letter/
DfE also recently published the criteria for the level 2 early years assistant qualification this will ensure that approx. 21,000 early years staff qualifying annually understand and are able to apply the government recommendations for 0-5 years around healthy eating, physical activity, oral health and positive role… Read more »