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  • Overwhelming support from dentists for gender-neutral HPV vaccinations

    The overwhelming majority of dentists and GPs are backing calls for the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme to be expanded to school-aged boys, according to a new survey.

    Date: 24 April 2017

    Overwhelming support from dentists for gender-neutral HPV vaccinations


  • Dentists call for charges shake up

    Children and vulnerable patients risk losing out on access to free NHS dental treatment because of poor promotion and signposting of charge exemptions says the BDA.

    Date: 05 April 2017

    Dentists call for charges shake up


  • Dentists achieve new highs in public satisfaction in face of government indifference

    The BDA has welcomed new data from the King's Fund showing satisfaction in NHS dentistry at a nearly two decade high.

    Date: 31 March 2017

    Dentists achieve new highs in public satisfaction in face of government indifference


  • NHS dentistry in Northern Ireland can't run on goodwill alone

    BDA Northern Ireland has responded to the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) recommendation of a 1% uplift in pay for Northern Ireland GDPs for 2017/18.

    Date: 29 March 2017

    NHS dentistry in Northern Ireland can't run on goodwill alone


  • DDRB England: Pay cuts add to decade of underinvestment

    The BDA has said underinvestment in dentistry is bringing NHS services to the brink, as the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) announced its recommendation of a below inflation pay uplift of 1% for dentists in 2017/18.

    Date: 28 March 2017

    DDRB England: Pay cuts add to decade of underinvestment


  • Pay squeeze puts NHS dentistry in Wales under pressure

    BDA Wales has said a below inflation pay uplift is putting NHS dentistry in Wales at greater risk, following the report of the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) for 2017/18.

    Date: 28 March 2017

    Pay squeeze puts NHS dentistry in Wales under pressure


  • DDRB deals another hammer blow to Scottish GDPs

    BDA Scotland has criticised the Review Body on Doctors' and Dentists' Remuneration (DDRB) and its recommendation for a 1% pay award for general dental practitioners in Scotland for 2017/18.

    Date: 24 March 2017

    DDRB deals another hammer blow to Scottish GDPs


  • BDA stages legal bid as committed providers squeezed out of NHS orthodontic contracts

    The BDA has initiated legal proceedings against NHS England for setting up potentially impossible barriers to smaller contractors in tenders for over £1/2 billion of orthodontic services.

    Date: 24 March 2017

    BDA stages legal bid as committed providers squeezed out of NHS orthodontic contracts


  • Ministers offer collective shrug over scandal of child tooth decay

    The BDA has reacted to new analysis from the Faculty of Dental Surgery at the Royal College of Surgeons showing a 24% rise in the number of tooth extractions performed on 0-4 year olds in hospitals in England over the last decade.

    Date: 21 March 2017

    Ministers offer collective shrug over scandal of child tooth decay


  • Global Survey: Brits know the risks on dental disease, but aren't taking action

    Brits know the risk but are lagging behind Brazilians, Mexicans, South Africans and Poles when it comes to making the right choices to maintain healthy teeth and gums.

    Date: 20 March 2017

    Global Survey: Brits know the risks on dental disease, but aren't taking action


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