Monthly Archives: March 2013

General Dental Council Press release

The GDC’s press release regarding Direct Access can be found by following the link, www.gdc-uk.org/Newsandpublications/Pressreleases/Pages/Patient-safety-at-the-heart-of-decision-over-Direct-Access.aspx

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BADT Press Release on Direct Access

PRESS RELEASE   On  28th March 2013 the long awaited decision was made by the General Dental Council  (GDC) to grant dental therapists and dental hygienists Direct  Access. The GDC is to remove its restrictions on Direct Access. Following a detailed review of evidence and a full discussion at a Council meeting on 28 March 2013, […]

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Dental CPD Hub

A new website has been opened for recording your CPD,  Remember that the first CPD cycle ends on 31st July this year.  Make sure you are prepared. Our members can find the link here   http://www.badt.org.uk/members/index.html,  You will find the link under the Profession side banner.

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Direct Access Task and Finish Group

This paper sets out the results of the consultation on direct access and the recommendations of the Direct Access Task and Finish Group (‘the Group’). It highlights the evidence and information which the Group has considered, explains how it has reached its current position and sets out the rationale for its recommendations.   Please also […]

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BDA Conference

  BADT council decided against having a stand at this years BDA conference. However members of council will be attending the conference on each of the days and be using the opportunity to network with the Dental Trade and attend meetings as well as being available to speak with members and colleagues. http://www.bda.org/conference

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1st Malaysian Dental Therapy Conference

Dental Therapy Conference Malaysia 2013 President Bal Chana, Chairman David Martin and Secretary Sally Reid have all been invited to attend and speak at the Malaysian Dental Therapist Conference in Kuala Lumpur in April this year. A historic event for our Malaysian colleagues as this is their very first conference and looks like it will […]

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DIRECT ACCESS

 DIRECT ACCESS DECISION THURSDAY 28TH MARCH 2013 The countdown is on for the GDC to announce its decision on Direct Access.  BADT’s president, chairman and secretary will all be in the public gallery on Thursday 28th March to hear what has been decided.  We will post the news on the website as soon as we […]

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NIHR research

Can you help this research by Dr Paul Brocklehurst, a speaker at last years conference, who is forming a model for enhanced use of DCP’s in practice.  The attached documents give full details of this study which aims to research how DCP time is effectively used in NHS practice.   You can print the questionaire […]

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