New restrictions could cripple independent dentists, opticians and pharmacists, says Rangewell

Analysing the Office for National Statistics sector-specific monthly GDP estimate, Rangewell has learnt that health and social care has seen a dramatic drop in GDP since February. While some sectors...

New BDA Covid-19 toolkits available for England, Wales and Scotland

The BDA has updated its online toolkits for England, Wales and Scotland to include the latest guidance from the recently revised standard operating procedures.

BADN launches salary survey for 2020

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, has launched its 2020 salary survey.

Dentex raise £20m investment despite industry disruption

UK dental partnership group Dentex has raised a further £20m in funding, led by UPL, which brings the total equity investment to date to £94m.

Dentists and their teams confirmed as essential workers in England

The chief dental officer for England, Sara Hurley, has received confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care that the dental workforce actively engaged in supporting the NHS and...

What could you learn on the accreditation journey?

Elaine Halley, co-founder of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, discusses the academy’s accreditation process.

Registrations open for the BSDHT's Oral Health Conference

The British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy’s flagship event – the Oral Health Conference (OHC) – is going online this year and will once again offer attendees an excellent combination of...

Bridge2Aid’s global health conference goes virtual

Bridge2Aid and ProDental CPD, supported by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, are delighted to invite you to join them for their inaugural global e-conference – ‘Global Remote and Rural...

MDDUS advice to dental members in England following confirmation of a second lockdown

MDDUS welcomes the clear advice provided by Sara Hurley, the chief dental officer for England, and the OCDO that the national lockdown in England announced by the prime minister at the weekend (and...

Broadening horizons

Ellen Cummings reviews the online launch event for Align Technology's Invisalign Go Plus.

{my}dentist reveals Excellence Awards nominees

{my}dentist, the UK’s largest chain of dental practices, has revealed the shortlist for its Excellence Awards 2020.

Update from the chief dental officer on national restrictions in England

Sara Hurley, CDO for England, has released an NHS dentistry and oral health update in light of the new lockdown restrictions coming into effect on November 5. The statement reads:

Competition rises as corporate firms remain hungry for dental acquisitions

Oliver Brown, associate director of dental at Christie & Co, describes the current trends in dental acquisitions amidst the Covid pandemic.

BDA statement on new lockdown restrictions

The British Dental Association has released a statement regarding the government's announcement of new lockdown measures coming into effect on November 5. The statement reads: Following the prime...

Your support needed as UK mouth cancer cases reach record high

New cases of mouth cancer in the United Kingdom have risen to a record high, according to the findings of a new report.