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IN-PERSON EVENT, hosted by the Ribble Section

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Book now and save! We have early-bird prices available until Sunday 16 June 2024.

BDA member/ UCLan Alumni / DCP - £25 £30

Non-member dentist - £35 £50

UCLan Alumni who are not BDA members cannot get the special reduced rate online, see below for booking details.

What to expect

This one-day event will update the dental team on issues relating to aspects of recommended CPD. This symposium is designed for the entire dental team and is relevant to those working in primary and secondary care. Key aspects of recommended core CPD topics will be covered and there will be opportunities to discuss challenging cases with a panel of experts.


09:00 Registration and refreshments

09:30 Lectures start

17:00 Close

See bottom of the page for a full programme and timings

UCLan Alumni?

Please call us to book for the special reduced rate on 020 7563 4590 or download the booking form (word) or booking form (PDF) and email to [email protected] 

Learning objectives

By the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe common medical emergencies that may present in practice and how these may be managed
  • Discuss issues relating to disinfection and decontamination
  • Discuss issues relating to radiography and radiation protection in practice
  • Be able to identify legal and ethical issues that may impact on clinical practice
  • Discuss and have increased knowledge of oral cancer
  • Gain an understanding of local referral pathways for oral conditions
  • Discuss key aspects of safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults.

Development outcomes

A, B, C and D

Meet the speakers

Lee Feinberg 250X250 Lee Feinberg Consultant Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologist, King’s College Hospital, London
David Fisher Square David Fisher Clinical Lead Maxillofacial Surgery Service and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire
Joe Ingham 250X250 Joe Ingham Dento-Legal Advisor, BDA
Yvonne Jackson 250X250 Yvonne Jackson Community Specialist Practitioner Public Health Nursing, Safeguarding Training Consultant
Kate Taylor Kate Taylor Chair in Oral Surgery, Programme Lead for MClin Dent Oral Surgery
Peter Thomson 250X250 Peter Thomson Head of Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire
Anne Wallbank Lead Dental Nurse, University of Central Lancashire

More information

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.

If your test is negative, but you do 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 consider not attending the event to mitigate any risk to other attendees.

Please email [email protected] with any dietary requirements.

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09:00   Registration, refreshments and exhibition

09:30   Medical emergencies 

              Kate Taylor, Chair in oral Surgery, Programme Lead for MClin Dent Oral Surgery

10:30   Cross infection 

              Anne Wallbank, Lead Dental Nurse, University of Central Lancashire

11:30   Refreshments 

11:45   Oral cancer 

              Peter Thomson, Head of Dentistry, University of Central Lancashire

12:45   Lunch 

13:30   Safeguarding 

              Yvonne Jackson, Community Specialist Practitioner Public Health Nursing - Health Visiting,                                    Safeguarding Training Consultant

14:30   Local referral pathways 

              David Fisher, Clinical Lead Maxillofacial Surgery Service and Honorary Clinical Lecturer, University of                    Central Lancashire

14:45   Medico-legal 

              Joe Ingham, Dento-Legal Advisor, BDA

15:45   Radiology update 

              Lee Feinberg, Consultant Dental and Maxillofacial Radiologist King’s College Hospital, London

16:45   Q&A

17:00   Close

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Very engaging speaker, very good lecture

Everything was well organised, concise and understandable

Really informative and well structured