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
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/