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CANCELLED - Plymouth Section

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (B, C, D)
Thursday 21 May 2020
18:30 - 20:30
Future Inns
1 William Prance Road, PLYMOUTH, PL6 5ZD, England
Susie Sanderson, Mick Armstrong
Booking Fees
  • Essential member: £28.00
  • Expert member: £28.00
  • Extra member: £28.00
  • Senior member: £28.00
  • Non member: £38.00
  • Student member: £14.00

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Amalgam phasedown and other hot topics


* 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 ​Thursday 21 May 2020

Future Inn Plymouth, 1 William Prance Road, Plymouth International Business Park, Plymouth PL6 5ZD


18:00 Registration and buffet

18:30 Start

20:30 End

Branch / SectionPlymouth Section

BDA member - £28

Non-member - £38

BDA member Foundation Dentist - £14 *

Dental care professional - £14

Undergraduate student - £14 *

* Please note, if you are a BDA member Foundation Dentist or a non-member undergraduate student, please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (word version), or call the Events team on 020 7563 4590, as you cannot book the special rate online.

​​​CPD​2 hours
Learning aims and objectives

Mick Armstrong Lecture:

  • To update members on the current political, regulatory and contractual issues pertinent to dentistry
  • To ensure dentista are informed of any threats or opportunities  on the near horizon
  • Updates on contract reform, CQC, GDC and Brexit.

Susie Sanderson Lecture:

By the end of the lecture attendees will have an appreciation of:

  • The factors driving the phase down of dental amalgam now
  • Issues covered by the Mercury Regulations and how they apply in dental practice
  • Considerations for managing the implementation of the Mercury Regulations
  • The current discussions taking place in the Minamata Conference of Parties.
Learning contentA lecture based session with the opportunity to ask questions to the speaker.
Development outcomesB, C and D

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Mick Armstrong

Chair, BDA Principal Executive Committee

Mick was elected as Chair of the BDA’s Principal Executive Committee in March 2013. He has been a member of the PEC since June 2012.

He qualified in 1985 from Newcastle and has spent all of his practising life in General Practice. For the last 21 years he has been a partner in Armstrong & Haire Ltd, a six surgery, mostly NHS practice in Castleford, West Yorkshire.

He has served on his LDC as Chair, the BDA’s Representative Body and was Chair of LDC Conference in 2010. He was involved with FD training for 10 years and in 2016 he was elected to the Board of the Council of European Dentists as Treasurer.


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Susie Sanderson OBE

Immediate Past President, British Dental Association 2018-2019
Dentolegal Consultant, Dental Protection

A general dentist and practice owner for many years, Susie is past chair of the British Dental Association's Executive Board, immediate past President of the BDA 2018-19 and Speaker of the General Assembly of the World Dental Federation (FDI) 2017-20. She also represents the BDA and Council of European Dentists on issues relating to the EU Mercury Regulation and Antimicrobial Stewardship and was a presenter in a recent webinar on the Minamata Convention hosted by the World Dental Federation FDI for its members.

Susie's work at Dental Protection focuses primarily on providing assistance, support and advice for members who are undergoing GDC and other regulatory investigations.  

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