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CANCELLED - CDS Group Yorkshire and Humber Division

Event Type
Event Subject
Development Outcomes (A, B, C, D)
Topic Groups (Patient Communications, Paediatric Dentistry, Consent and Compliance)
Friday 26 June 2020
08:45 - 17:30
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
West Bretton, WAKEFIELD, West Yorkshire, WF4 4LG, England
Carly Marples, Hannah Norris, Roger Terry
Booking Fees
  • Essential member: £60.00
  • Expert member: £60.00
  • Extra member: £60.00
  • Senior member: £60.00
  • Non member: £80.00
  • Student member: £30.00

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Summer scientific meeting and AGM


* If booking two or more people, please use the booking form (PDF version) or booking form (Word version) to make your booking.

Date Friday 26 June 2020

Auditorium and Boardroom, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, Wakefield WF4 4LG


(Satnav - WF4 4JX)


08:45 Registration and refreshments

09:15 Welcome and Presidential address

09:30 Lecture 1 - Hannah Norris

  • A change of perspective - learning from personal experience "on the other side of the fence"  

10:05 Lecture 2 - Carly Marples

  • Consent for looked after children

10:45 Refreshments

11:00 Lecture 3 - Laura Hunt

  • Rheumatological conditions and their impact on dental care 

12:00 Lecture 4 - Roger Terry

  • Communication through the conscious and unconscious minds and how we can ease patients’ anxieties. 

13:00 Lunch

14:00 Lecture 4 continued...

15:00 Refreshments

15:15 Lecture 4 continued...

16:15 Finish

16:30 Division AGM -  BDA members only


17:30 ‘Summer Sizzler’ social event in the restaurant of the Yorkshire Sculpture Park - BBQ.

Miss the traffic rush and relax with colleagues after the event.

Group / Division CDS Group Yorkshire and Humber Division

Price for Lectures:

BDA members - £60

Non-members - £80

DCPs - £30

Foundation Dentists / Undergraduate Students - £30 *

* If you are a 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 to book.


Price for Summer Sizzler BBQ: To book please click here.

BDA members - £12.50

Non-members - £22.50

DCPs - £22.50

Non-member Foundation Dentists / Undergraduate Students - £22.50


*Please email through any dietary requirements or allergies to by Wednesday 10 June 2020.


Only 40 places available at the Scientific meeting and AGM.

​​​CPD5 hours
  • To provide delegates with an overview of the treatments used in patients with rheumatological conditions and possible implications these may have on dental care/management
  • To improve communication skills in the field of Special Care Dentistry
  • Provide an understanding of early development in children with learning disabilities and how this can positively impact on patient management in dental practice.  Provide an insight into the role of parents and carers of children with disabilities
  • To look at current practice within Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust (BDCFT) of gaining consent in looked after children (LAC) receiving dental care under inhalation sedation (IHS) and/or general anaesthesia (GA).
Learning objectives
  • Have an overview of the rheumatological patient
  • An overview of rheumatological treatment
      - Synthetic and biologic DMARDS – indications and  
      - Bisphosphonates – indications and implications
  • To know where and how to get guidance on rheumatological conditions
  • How body language impacts communication
  • How our unconscious signals are received
  • How our senses affect our language, thoughts and anxieties
  • Describe the learning profile of a person with Down Syndrome
  • Understand strategies and principles used in teaching children with learning disabilities. Explore how this knowledge can help with management of behaviour and enhance communication with patients in a dental setting.
  • Understand the role and challenges of parents/carers of children with additional needs
  • Gain an insight into decision making and consent for LAC
  • Have more of an awareness of some of the issues regarding consent for LAC
  • Be aware of current practice of gaining consent and how this reflects the requirements in the BDCFT Paediatric Dental Neglect Guidance
  • Be able to make recommendations to ensure a more standardised process of consent taking for LAC. 
Learning content
  • Help improve management and communication with patients with additional needs and their
  • To look at shared decision making and parental responsibility and how it impacts on consenting for medical and dental treatment under IHS and GA. To review current issues and practice for gaining consent in LAC and reasons for delay in their care. To recommend a standardised approach for of gaining consent for dental procedures in this patient group
  • Improve knowledge and management of rheumatological patients requiring dental interventions 
  • Show Practical techniques to improve communication in challenging environments using applications drawn from neuro linguistics and neuroscience. Short exercises are used to begin skill development participants will leave with tools and tips that can be applied in their field of work.
Development outcomes A, B, C and D

Laura Hunt

Consultant Rheumatologist, York Teaching Hospitals

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Dr Laura Hunt completed her undergraduate medical training at the University of Leeds and has continued her clinical and postgraduate academic training within Yorkshire. Her research at the NIHR - Leeds Biomedical Research Centre focused on rheumatoid arthritis evaluating imaging, molecular and cellular biomarkers to establish specific phenotypes and predictors of disease. She has recently been appointed as a Consultant Rheumatologist at York Teaching Hospital. Her daily clinical practice involves the management of autoimmune/inflammatory diseases with immunosuppressant medications.


Roger Terry

NLP Master Trainer, Hypnosis Trainer, Chartered Biologist MSB, Director Evolution Training Ltd.

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Roger Terry is one of the world's leading experts on applying NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) to drive excellence both professionally and personally.  Roger leads seminars and consults with companies all over the world, including in the UK, USA, Europe and Middle East. He is the author of several books, including The Hidden Art of Interviewing, NLP for Teachers and The NLP Toolkit.

With an enthusiastic and forthright approach, he creates powerful, thought-provoking, fun learning experiences. Roger has an engaging and pragmatic style. His goal is to leave participants with skills and concepts that will help them grow and achieve more with less time and effort.

Hannah Norris

Senior Primary Care Dentist, Bradford District Care Foundation Trust

Hannah graduated in 2005 and has worked in the Community Dental Service in Bradford for thirteen years treating a wide range of patients in a number of settings.  She is also Mum to two children including a son who has Down syndrome. This gives her a specific interest in the learning and development of children with additional needs, and an insight into how health services are experienced by people with disabilities and their families.


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Carly gained her BDS on the graduate-entry course from Peninsula Dental School in 2015, as she previously obtained a BSc (Hons) in Medical Sciences from the University of Leeds in 2010. She then completed Dental Foundation Training (DFT) in Yorkshire, followed by two Dental Core Training years (DCT1 & DCT2) in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Oral Surgery at Bradford Teaching Hospitals and Chesterfield Royal Hospital. Carly is currently working in the Community Dental Service in Bradford and has done so for the last 16 months.

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