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  • Dentists need indemnity lifeline thrown to GPs

    The BDA has said government must step in to save NHS dentistry from skyrocketing indemnity costs, following the announcement that the Department of Health will set up a GP-only indemnity scheme to ease pressures on the medical workforce.

    Date: 12 October 2017

    Dentists need indemnity lifeline thrown to GPs


  • CQC gives dentistry a ringing endorsement – low risk and high quality

    The BDA has welcomed the latest Care Quality Commission State of Care report, which once again shows that dental services in England have topped the league in providing high quality care.

    Date: 10 October 2017

    CQC gives dentistry a ringing endorsement – low risk and high quality


  • Unchanged ARF remains symbol of GDC's failure to focus on needed reform

    The BDA has challenged the General Dental Council (GDC) to explain its failure to reduce registration fees levels for 2018.

    Date: 03 October 2017

    Unchanged ARF remains symbol of GDC's failure to focus on needed reform


  • Half of NHS young dentists heading for the exit

    As the Conservative Party gathers in Manchester a major nationwide survey indicates that almost 58% of the UK's NHS dentists are planning on turning away from NHS dentistry in the next five years.

    Date: 01 October 2017

    Half of NHS young dentists heading for the exit


  • BDA fire starting gun on biggest ever election

    The BDA has announced that calls for nomination have now opened for its 2017 elections.

    Date: 22 September 2017

    BDA fire starting gun on biggest ever election


  • The Dentistry Show and the British Dental Association announce major new collaboration

    The British Dental Association and CloserStill Media have announced a major new collaboration, that will see the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show launched in May next year.

    Date: 22 September 2017

    The Dentistry Show and the British Dental Association announce major new collaboration


  • Dentists blast 'Second Rate' effort to tackle decay among children

    The British Dental Association has accused the government of letting down children in England following today's launch in Manchester of Starting Well.

    Date: 20 September 2017

    Dentists blast 'Second Rate' effort to tackle decay among children


  • Hep B Vaccine: Dentists should not face penalties after failure by big pharma

    The British Dental Association has responded to feedback from members impacted by the global shortage of Hepatitis B Vaccine.

    Date: 13 September 2017

    Hep B Vaccine: Dentists should not face penalties after failure by big pharma


  • New data: Pay cuts pushing NHS dentistry to the brink

    An across the board collapse in practitioner earnings in England and Wales is stoking a crisis from which NHS dentistry may not recover says the British Dental Association.

    Date: 13 September 2017

    New data: Pay cuts pushing NHS dentistry to the brink


  • Designed to Smile being spread too thin warn dentists

    BDA Wales has reacted to new figures showing that tooth decay remains the leading reason for children ending up in hospital.

    Date: 06 September 2017

    Designed to Smile being spread too thin warn dentists


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