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Equality and diversity best practice in dentistry

* If booking for two or more people, please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version) to make your booking, or call us on 020 7563 4590

Date Tuesday 21 April 2020

County Lodge and Brasserie

Lancaster Road, Carnforth, Lancashire LA5 9LD


18:15 Registration and refreshments

19:00 Start

21:00 End

Branch / SectionLancaster and Morecambe Section
CPD1 hour 30 minutes

BDA members - Free

Non-members - Free

DCPs - Free


Although this is a free event advance booking is essential so that we know numbers for seating, refreshments and preparing named CPD certificates.


An overview of the Equalities legislation and its practical application in patient care and engagement.

Learning objectives

At the end of the lecture, delegates should be able to:

  • Have a grasp of the relevant legislation and definitions
  • Undertake an analysis of how to recognise, manage and support difference in practice
  • Be aware of diversity in dentistry in the news
  • Future proofing best practice.
Learning content

This will be a didactic session with examples audience participation, exploring equality and diversity in the dental workplace, and the legislation that goes with it. There will also be a discussion on diversity in dental practice and some tips on how to bet future -proof.

There will be a chance to ask any questions afterwards.

Development outcomesA, B, C and D

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Jane Barker

Jane Barker is a diversity specialist, who has co-authored publications for the Equality Challenge Unit. She has over 25 years’ experience working in the diversity field. She is currently a Fellow at Cambridge University within the Leadership and Management school.

How to book / enquiries

Three ways to book:

Online - individual bookings only

Login to the BDA website first.

Then use the pink 'Register' button at the top right of this page.

Please note: If you have a GDC number you can use the online system. You do not need to be a BDA member.

If you do not already have a BDA website username and password, fill in the form and we'll set you up with a username and temporary password.

If booking online, please email us any dietary requirements.


By booking form - email / post


By telephone 

Call the Events team on 020 7563 4590 to book over the phone (open Monday to Friday 09:00-17:00).

For registration queries email us at

Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)

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