Keith Woods Essay Competition 2022

Competition guidance information available here. If you have any queries please contact us at BASCD@outlook.com


HFSS Promotions Restrictions Guidance now published

The Department for Health and Social Care has now published the technical guidance on foods high in fat, salt and sugar (HFSS) for the industry ahead of the 1 October 2022 implementation date. BASCD have been part of this campaign since the… Read more »


New Years Honours 2022 – Congratulations Sandra White!

Dr Sandra White, long standing BASCD member and former National Lead for Dental Public Health, Public Health England has been awarded an OBE in the 2022 New Year’s Honours for services to dental public health and COVID-19. Congratulations Sandra for being recognised… Read more »



BASCD – Borrow Foundation Poster Session 2021

Because of Covid-19 we needed to do things a bit differently again this year! So, we asked entrants to submit posters, as opposed to abstracts. A comprehensive range of posters were submitted and following a competitive judging process the top four were… Read more »


Keith Woods Essay competition 2021 – winner announced!

BASCD is delighted to announce the winner of the 2021 Keith Woods Essay competition, Aleksandra Krawczyk who is an undergraduate at the University of Liverpool. Aleksandra’s essay on what the oral health care workforce should look like in the United Kingdom by… Read more »


Professor Mike Lennon – Virtual memorial event

We at BASCD held a virtual event to mark the life and work of Professor Mike Lennon who was one of our founding fathers and president of our association 1984 – 85, on the 14th October 2021.   The proceedings reflected the timeline… Read more »


Professor Ruth Freeman 1954 – 2021

  Professor Ruth Freeman a longstanding and highly regarded member of BASCD passed away on the 23rd of September 2021.  Ruth qualified in dentistry in 1979 and completed her PhD in 1983, at the Queen’s University of Belfast. She then studied at… Read more »