Monthly Archives: November 2015

Prime minister under pressure to implement sugar tax

Ahead of the Cameron’s much-anticipated Childhood Obesity Plan scheduled for early 2016, pressure group, Action on Sugar – supported by the British Association of Dental Therapists – is today urging the prime minister to adopt its six point evidence-based action plan to prevent the UK’s obesity and type 2 diabetes crisis from spiralling out of control.  […]

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UCL Eastman adds three more lectures for you

Three more lectures have been added to UCL Eastman Dental Institute’s exciting suite of courses for dental therapists UCL Eastman Dental Institute and the British Association of Dental Therapists have joined forces to offer a number of relevant courses for dental therapists and hygienists. There’s a discount code for BADT members and, for those who have yet […]

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FGDP(UK) on GDC”s decision on ARF for 2016

The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP(UK)) has expressed its disappointment at the General Dental Council (GDC)’s decision to retain the 2015 annual retention fee (ARF) in 2016. Following a special meeting of the GDC Council yesterday, the GDC announced that the ARF for dentists will remain at £890 – 55% higher than the […]

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Deputy Chief Dental Officers announced

NHS England has appointed Janet Clarke and Eric Rooney as Deputy Chief Dental Officers. They will both work part time reporting to Sara Hurley, Chief Dental Officer, who rwas the keynote speaker at the BADT annual conference in September. As senior members of the Medical Directorate, they will work in partnership with other directorates, domain leads […]

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