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Metropolitan Branch

Risk intelligence 

*Please note, bookings will open once the January event has taken place*


Wednesday 26 February 2020

British Dental Association

64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS


18:00 Sign in, buffet and exhibition

19:00 Lecture 1

20:00 Lecture 2

21:00 Finish

Please note:

If you have not arrived by 18:50, your place may be offered to someone else. Late entry cannot be guaranteed.

Late comers will not be admitted after 19:10, as this compromises the validity of CPD on offer. Please allow plenty of time to travel to avoid disappointment.

Branch / SectionMetropolitan Branch
CPD2 hours

BDA members - Free

Non-members - £50

Dental care professionals - £50

Aims and objectives

  • To present the concept of risk intelligence
  • To review the factors that contribute to the perception of risk
  • To identify thinking bias
  • To review strategies for developing risk intelligence.
Learning content

​A lecture based session with the opportunity to ask questions to the speaker.

Development outcomeD

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Raj Rattan

Raj graduated from University College Hospital, London. His clinical experience in general practice spans 30 years mostly as a multiple practice owner. During this time, he combined his general practice career with his roles at the London Deanery first as a VT course organiser and later as a Strategic Associate Raj has considerable experience of the NHS and the private sector.

A member of the original Options for Change task group in 2001, Raj was then appointed as a Policy Adviser to the Department of Health where he served his three-year term. He has been a professional adviser to the NHS, the private and corporate sector for many years. Raj has authored/co-authored several text books, published numerous articles and contributed to a number of e-learning initiatives. He has examined nationally and internationally for the FGDP and is a visiting lecturer to a number of postgraduate teaching programmes. He has lectured extensively throughout the UK and in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Ireland, South Africa, Hong Kong and the Caribbean.

Raj first worked as a Dentolegal Adviser for Dental Protection in 1993 before becoming a Senior Dentolegal Consultant in 2011. In 2016 he was appointed as the Dental Director.

Save the dates

Wednesday 18 March 2020
The 4ps that will significantly reduce risks and complications in facial aesthetics
Harry Singh

Wednesday 6 May 2020
The interface between oral surgery, complexity and the skill of the dentist 
Sami Stagnell

Wednesday 27 May 2020
Endodontics - A risky business? 
Shanon Patel

Wednesday 3 June 2020
Essentials of periodontal care in general practice
Reena Wadia

Please note: Bookings for each event will open after the previous event has taken place.

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