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Northern Ireland Branch

Event Type
Event Subject
Personal development
Development Outcomes (B, D)
Topic Groups (Education & Development, Mentoring)
Tuesday 4 February 2020
19:00 - 21:30
Malone Lodge Hotel
60 Eglantine Avenue, BELFAST, County Antrim, BT9 6DY, Northern Ireland
Janine Brooks
Booking Fees
  • Dental care professional: £45.00
  • Essential member: £0.00
  • Expert member: £0.00
  • Extra member: £0.00
  • Senior member: £0.00
  • Non member: £45.00
  • Student member: £0.00

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Contact Silvia Pramparo

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Creating a great Personal Development Plan

* 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.​


​Tuesday 4 February 2020


Malone Lodge Hotel

60 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast BT9 6DY, Northern Ireland


19:00 Arrival, registration and exhibition

19:10 Hot topic: "General Dental Council investigations – an insight" by Leigh Linton, Partner, Carson McDowell

19:40 Refreshments and exhibition

20:00 Lecture and Q&A - Janine Brooks MBE

21:45 End

Branch / SectionNorthern Ireland Branch

BDA members - Free

Non-members - £45

Dental Care Professionals - £45

​​​CPD​2 hours and 15 minutes

To equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to develop the best personal development plan (PDP)

Learning objectives
  • A better understanding of the components that create a PDP
  • An increased confidence in preparing a PDP that supports personal, professional and business development.
Learning content

By the end of the session, participants will be better placed to be able to:

  • Have the knowledge and skill to write a great PDP
  • Use their PDP constructively and positively.
Development outcomes

B and D


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Dr Janine Brooks MBE

Coach and Trainer, Dentalia

Janine has spent her career in both clinical and managerial roles in dentistry, previously as a panellist with the GDC. Janine now enjoys a career as a dental coach, promoting mentoring within the profession in personal development, leadership, career development and fitness to practice.

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Leigh Linton

Partner, Carson McDowell

Leigh Linton attained her LLB honours from Queen’s University, Belfast in 1997 and qualified as a solicitor in 1999. Leigh joined the healthcare team at Carson McDowell in 1999 practicing in the fields of regulatory and professional discipline work and in the defence of clinical negligence claims. Leigh is a member of the Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers (ARDL).

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

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Forthcoming Northern Ireland Branch events

Tuesday 10 March 2020 - The good, the bad and the ugly! - Stephen Adair and Seamus Napier

Tuesday 28 April 2020 - The business of dental practice – risk vs reward - Owen Thompson and 30 reasons why – practical hints and tips to improve your clinical practice - David McCaughey

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