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 »
James Lind Alliance Oral and Dental Health Priority Setting Partnership Last year we asked patients, carers and health care professionals and members of the public to tell us what questions they wanted research to answer on oral and dental health, to keep… Read more »
Tooth decay remains the most common reason for children aged 5-9 years being admitted to hospital. That’s why Public Health England (PHE) has created its first set of teaching resources on dental care for KS1 and KS2. Teachers can educate their pupils… Read more »