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CANCELLED - Oxford Section

GDC and CQC Governance – Snakes and ladders

Unfortunately this event has now been cancelled. Please email branchsectionevents@bda.org if you have any questions. 

Feedback from previous attendees about Oxford Section meetings:

"Speaker was informative, knowledgeable, and approachable"

"Very well organised"

"Great to be back to face-to-face meetings"

Tuesday 20 June 2023

Branch / Section

Oxford Section


John Paul 11, Henley House, The Causeway Bicester, OX26 6AW

With free parking for all delegates 


18:00 Registration, networking and nibbles

18:15 Lecture part 1

19:00 Break

19:15 Lecture part 2

20:30 Finish


​BDA members - £5

Non-member dentists - £15

Nurse, Receptionist - £5

Undergraduate students - £5

Hygienist, therapists, technicians - £15

* Bookings must be made by 4 June 2023


2 hours

​​AimsLearn and know how to avoid the pitfalls with CQC governance and navigate yourself to safety with the GDC standards.
Learning objectives
  • Understand the importance of electronic governance evidence for CQC data
  • Understand the need for high quality safeguarding practices
  • Understand the benefits of whistleblowing systems on patient safety.

​​​Learning content

The lecture will cover the benefits of compiling CQC data on a simple to use system. The system is supported by an IT team and by former CQC senior managers, to enable you stay free from issues. The lecture will also explain how the system can keep your patients safe and how to use whistleblowing systems. 

Development outcomesA, B and D

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Michael Huddart

Michael served in an NHS ambulance service for 20 years. He spent six years as a specialist advisor to the CQC, completing dozens of inspections. For the last four years, he has been a consultant to private healthcare providers. He assists with CQC governance, safeguarding, whistleblowing and management oversight. Michael has an experienced team around him, including two former CQC senior managers. We have a Freedom To Speak Up Guardian with years of NHS experience, three Level 5 safeguarding leads and a Level 4. We currently deal with around 70 services.

How to book / enquiries

Online - preferred booking option

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.

By booking form - email only

Please complete the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version) to make your booking and return it to us at email - branchsectionevents@bda.org

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 branchsectionevents@bda.org.

Full terms and conditions (including cancellation policy)

COVID-19 and staying safe

The BDA recommends the below measures to continue to keep attendees safe during this event:

  • If you feel at all unwell, we encourage you to take a lateral flow test the evening before you are due to arrive - should your test result be positive, we ask you not to attend

  • We advise sanitising your hands on arrival and continue to sanitise/wash your hands regularly throughout the event

  • We offer flexibility to transfer to a future event should you find yourself prevented from attending due to self-isolation or the onset of COVID-related symptoms.

If you have symptoms of COVID-19 (a new, persistent cough; a high temperature; or loss/changes to your sense of taste or smell) we kindly request you do not attend the event, although it is not a legal obligation to do so.

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