Society commits to further diversity improvements and welcomes new president

As is traditional, the setting for the upcoming British Society of Paediatric Dentistry (BSPD) Annual Scientific Conference will take place in the home city of the society’s incoming president.

Social enterprise shortlisted for national award

The Peninsula Dental Social Enterprise (PDSE) has been named among the finalists in the UK Social Enterprise Awards.

Challenge your thinking and change your perspective        

Simon Chard explains the benefits of embracing new ideas and methods.

Software company announces appointments to its dental clinical board 

The UK’s leading provider of healthcare operations software, Agilio Software, has announced the appointment of a new dental clinical board to provide governance over its clinical positioning. 

Daily queues for NHS dentistry are at risk of ‘becoming the new normal’, says association

The British Dental Association (BDA) has urged the government to step up as Leigh, a town in Greater Manchester, joined the growing list of communities where struggling patients have queued from the...

Cornish dental social enterprise has been shortlisted for two national awards

Cornwall-based Smile Together Dental CIC is a double-finalist in the UK Social Enterprise Awards, recognising it as one of the country’s most innovative and impactful...

Frustration over access to dental care fuelling abuse against dental professionals, says survey

In a Dental Protection survey of over 1,300 UK dental professionals, more than half (57 per cent) say they have experienced or witnessed verbal or physical abuse from patients or their relatives in...

Society appoints dental therapist to its council

The British Flouridation Society (BFS) has appointed Clare Burton, a dental therapist, to its council.

Health care company pledges to work towards a sustainable future

Henry Schein, the world’s largest provider of health care solutions to office-based dental and medical practitioners, has announced the publication of its 2022 Sustainability and Corporate Social...

Regulator names new executive leadership of fitness to practise and registration

The General Dental Council (GDC) is combining its fitness to practise and registration directorates into a regulation directorate, led by a new, recently recruited executive director who joins in...

Celebrating 75 years with good deeds

On July 6, 2024, the British Society of Dental Hygiene & Therapy (BSDHT) will celebrate its platinum anniversary, and members are set to give something back in the 365 days leading up to it.