Internet Explorer and Edge browser users:
To download Word, Excel or PowerPoint files please right-click on the file you wish to download, and select 'Save target as...'

Lesley Derry honoured on the BDA's Roll of Distinction

11 December 2017


Lesley-Derry-300px.jpgBDA Associate Director of Learning and Professional Development, Lesley Derry, has been entered onto the BDA's Roll of Distinction, in honour of her long and dedicated service to the profession.

Lesley's long career at the BDA has included roles as General Practice Adviser and Good Practice Scheme Manager.

Lesley came to the BDA as a qualified dental hygienist, previously working for the General Dental Council's education and standards department.

Since that time, she has worked tirelessly to implement practical services for BDA members, including the development of the BDA Good Practice Scheme, a Care Quality Commission toolkit for dentists, a clinical governance kit, a starting up in practice toolkit, the BDA Expert Solutions package, and a support pack for dentists working in private practice.

In nominating Lesley for the Award, BDA Chief Executive Peter Ward said:

"Lesley's long service to the BDA, and for providing services to our membership, have been incredibly valuable. She was central to the development of the BDA's Good Practice Scheme, as well as the content of the CQC Compliance toolkit and BDA Expert Solutions. Her contribution to helping members navigate the complex waters of compliance, regulation and bureaucracy are immense." 

Know someone going that extra mile? Get them recognised!

BDA Honours and Awards recognise the amazing contributions dentists make to both to the BDA, serving on committees and being involved at the local level, as well as outstanding commitments to the profession in the national, government and/or international spheres.

We encourage nominations from all areas and stages of dentistry, and we seek to represent the diversity of dentistry today, and ensure the work of inspiring dentists is recognised.

If you know someone who deserves to be recognised, please nominate them.