Leaders from the British Dental Association and BDA Benevolent Fund met today to discuss the differing opinions about proposals put forward for consideration at the BDA Benevolent Fund's AGM on 18 September.
Date: 05 September 2018
The BDA has warned that general dental practitioners in Northern Ireland are 'at breaking point'. The comments were made as the dentists' trade union responded to the publication of NHS Digital Dental Earnings and Expenses, and Dental Working Hours reports.
Date: 31 August 2018
The BDA has warned that low income patients are turning away from NHS dentistry in droves, thanks to a hostile environment cultivated to keep costs down.
Date: 30 August 2018
The British Dental Association has expressed concern about the long-term sustainability of the service, as new data has shown that NHS dentists in England and Wales have experienced a 35% pay squeeze over the last decade.
The BDA has responded to workforce figures published by the Dental Schools Council (DSC) which show a marked decline in professorial roles and research.
Date: 08 August 2018
The BDA has slammed misleading comments from Hull councillors that appear to sound the death knell of England's latest fluoridation bid.
Date: 01 August 2018
The BDA has called for sweeping changes to food marketing and product formulation, as new research reveals the extent of misleading claims on sugar-rich cereals aimed at children.
Date: 27 July 2018
The BDA has called on ministers to be honest that their stated goals to maintain access and embed prevention in NHS dentistry cannot be achieved on a slashed NHS dental primary care budget.
Date: 26 July 2018
The BDA has welcomed news today that a powerful group of MPs has castigated NHS England for the shambles it made of outsourcing its back-office function to private company, Capita.
Date: 25 July 2018
The BDA has responded to the Government's delayed decision on pay uplifts for dentists working in the NHS in England.
Date: 24 July 2018