BADN AGM 80 + 1 anniversary drinks reception

20 December 2021
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The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) was delighted to be able to hold both its 2021 annual general meeting (AGM) and its delayed 80th anniversary drinks reception on November 23, 2021, at the Naval and Military Club, London.

At the AGM, BADN’s first hybrid event – held  face to face  and via Zoom –  both the current chairman, Jane Dalgarno, and treasurer, Joan Hatchard, stood down from their respective posts, having both completed two terms in those offices.  President Jacqui Elsden welcomed president-elect Debra Worthington and  incoming treasurer Michelle Brand to the executive committee; and Joan Hatchard to the role of chairman.

She also thanked Jane Dalgarno for many years service on the BADN council/executive committee in a variety of roles including chairman, president and regional coordinator and presented Jane with flowers from the Association later at the reception.

The 80 + 1 anniversary drinks reception, which followed the AGM, was attended  by BADN members and guests from the British Dental Association, General Dental Council, College of General Dentistry,Health Education England, Oral Health Foundation, Orthodontic National Group, Orthodontic Technicians Association, British Association of Dental Therapists, National Examining Board for Dental Nurses, Dental Technologists Association, Simplyhealth, {my}dentist, Bupa, the dental press, dental trade companies, Parliament Hill (providers of the BADN rewards scheme) and CFC (underwriters of the BADN indemnity scheme).

Former BADN chairman Debbie Reed who, during 2020 had been awarded a doctorate in education, the BADN Outstanding Contribution Award and the FGDP(UK) Janet Goodwin DCP Award, received the awards from BADN president Jacqui Elsden and the president of the new College of General Dentistry, Abhi Pal.