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Northern Ireland Branch

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (C, D)
Topic Groups (Business Management)
Tuesday 15 September 2020
18:45 - 21:30
Venue TBA
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Derek Manson, John Marley
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

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Tuesday 15 September 2020


To be confirmed


18:45 Registration

19:00 Start of lecture

19:45 Refreshments

21:30 End

Branch / Section

Northern Ireland Branch


BDA members - Free

Non-members - £45

Dental Care Professionals - £45

​​​​CPD​2 hours 15 minutes
​​​Aims and learning objectives

Derek Manson

The General Dental Levy Fund and practitioner input


  • Raise awareness of the dental levy among GDPs
  • Inform GDPs regarding the funds use and how it helps benefit general practice
  • Highlight recent changes in how the levy is collected.

Learning objectives for attendees

  • Understand what the dental levy is
  • Be aware of what the levy used for and recent problems
  • Understand how practitioners contribute and how levy funds are collected.

John Marley

Red flag referrals

  • Dr John Marley will speak on red flag referral patterns, identification and management of lesions of the mouth with malignant potential. The lecture aims to give attendees a better understanding of the challenges of managing red flag referrals, and should assist them in grading their urgency with improved accuracy.
Development outcomes​C and D

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Derek Manson

Derek was re-elected as Vice Chair of NIDPC in Janaury 2018. Derek has worked in general dental practice for over 27 years and is a practice owner in Ballymena. Derek is the NI DPC Levy fund treasurer, a position he has held for over 10 years. Derek represents NIDPC on Northern Ireland Council and on the external HSCB ICT Programme Board. Derek also represents NIDPC on NI Council and is the local Ben Fund representative.

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John Marley
Dr Marley was Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland 2017-2020 and is a Consultant and previously Senior Lecturer in Oral Surgery based at the Queens University of Belfast School of Dentistry.

He is Clinical Lead for his department having been previously Associate Head of School for Teaching. John has been the Training Programme Director for Oral Surgery in NI since 2009 and is the Speciality Advisor for Oral Surgery for RCS(Eng) since 2011 as well as a member of teaching Faculty for the Educational Leadership Programme for Surgeons based at RCS(Eng).

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Forthcoming Northern Ireland Branch events

Download the full Branch programme for 2020

Friday 9 October 2020 - The long and short of it: taking the stress out of endodontics in general practice

Tuesday 10 November 2020 - The dento-legal risks of periodontal disease - stop worrying!

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