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  • Scottish dental practices’ phased reopening: additional financial support and clear communication needed

    The British Dental Association has said the Scottish Government now has a responsibility to manage patient expectations, following confirmation from the First Minister that dental practices will be able to offer routine care using non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs) from 13 July.

    Date: 09 July 2020

    Scottish dental practices’ phased reopening: additional financial support and clear communication needed


  • Black Lives Matter: Our commitment, our plan

    The British Dental Association has set out its commitment to tackle racism and discrimination at all levels in dentistry, following international outcry initiated by the death of George Floyd in May.

    Date: 07 July 2020

    Black Lives Matter: Our commitment, our plan


  • BDA engages with NI Health Minister on dental profession concerns

    A British Dental Association (BDA) delegation met yesterday with Northern Ireland's Health Minister Robin Swann to discuss a number of pressing issues facing the dental profession following the impact of COVID-19.

    Date: 02 July 2020

    BDA engages with NI Health Minister on dental profession concerns


  • Wales: Patients numbers to fall off a cliff as COVID hits service

    British Dental Association (BDA) Wales has warned the Welsh Parliament's Health, Social Care and Sport Committee that without fundamental ongoing reform, dental services in Wales could be fatally compromised by the COVID-19 pandemic.

    Date: 02 July 2020

    Wales: Patients numbers to fall off a cliff as COVID hits service


  • Future of service in NI in doubt without action from government

    The British Dental Association (BDA) has told the Assembly Committee for Health that the future of dental services in Northern Ireland are now hanging in the balance.

    Date: 25 June 2020

    Future of service in NI in doubt without action from government


  • Response to resignation of Tony Kilcoyne

    The British Dental Association has thanked Tony Kilcoyne for his significant contribution, following his resignation from its board of directors.

    Date: 22 June 2020

    Response to resignation of Tony Kilcoyne


  • Scottish practices to reopen but face financial oblivion

    The British Dental Association has responded to confirmation from the First Minister that services will recommence from 22 June, warning that a combination of higher costs and lower patient numbers could prove fatal for services in Scotland.

    Date: 18 June 2020

    Scottish practices to reopen but face financial oblivion


  • PPE the elephant in the room as reopening plan unveiled in Northern Ireland

    BDA Northern Ireland has welcomed the new timetable for restoring high dentistry but warned ongoing Personal Protective Equipment shortages could easily jeopardise any progress.

    Date: 18 June 2020

    PPE the elephant in the room as reopening plan unveiled in Northern Ireland


  • Petition: Rates relief exclusion must end

    With dental practices struggling to keep afloat the British Dental Association (BDA) has launched a petition calling on Government to extend the COVID-19 business rates relief to healthcare providers in England.

    Date: 17 June 2020

    Petition: Rates relief exclusion must end


  • BDA urges FCA to consider the plight of dentists in its legal process to assess the validity of business interruption insurance policies

    BDA urges the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to consider the plight of dentists in its legal process to assess the validity of business interruption insurance policies.

    Date: 12 June 2020

    BDA urges FCA to consider the plight of dentists in its legal process to assess the validity of business interruption insurance policies


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