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Pressing for reform
Neel Kothari continues his interview with the chair of the BDA’s (British Dental Association’s) principal executive committee, Mick Armstrong. Neel Kothari:…
Dentistry
New dental adviser appointed at the CQC
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has appointed John Milne, a practising dentist in West Yorkshire and the current chair of…
Private Practice
Dentistry in the spotlight at Westminster
Dentistry will come under the spotlight at Westminster in the run-up to the general election, as MPs probe two controversies.…
Private Practice
Hull fluoridation bid backed
The British Dental Association (BDA) has thrown its weight behind discussions that could lead to the fluoridation of public water supplies…
Dentistry
New dental adviser at the CQC
John Milne has been appointed as the new national professional dental adviser at the Care Quality Commission (CQC). John Milne,…
Dentistry
GDC to receive an accountability hearing
The Health Select Committee is to hold an accountability hearing with the General Dental Council (GDC) on Tuesday 3 March…
Private Practice
BDA celebrates action on plain cigarette packs
The British Dental Association (BDA) has welcomed news that legislation on plain packaging of cigarettes is set to be fast-tracked.…
Oral health
What can the BDA do?
Neel Kothari interviews the chair of the BDA’s principal executive committee Mick Armstrong. Neel Kothari (NK): If dentistry is ‘under…
Dentistry
Mick Armstrong has been re-elected as chair of the PEC
The British Dental Association (BDA) has recently announced that Mick Armstrong has been re-elected as chair of the Principal Executive…
Private Practice
BDA responds to Which? investigation over dental costs and treatment options
Which? has published a recent investigation showing that patients are confused about the costs and options for their treatment because some…
Dentistry
The new dental contract prototypes explained
The long awaited proposals for dental contract prototypes have now been released by the Department of Health. It was at…
Dentistry
Emotional intelligence
Kevin Lewis reviews the judicial review and looks at how the GDC has reacted to recent events. It’s all in…
Dentistry
BDA’s open letter to the chief executive of the GDC
The British Dental Association (BDA) has published an open letter to Evlynne Gilvarry, chief executive of the General Dental Council,…
Private Practice
FGDP(UK) responds to the ARF rise and the judicial review
The Faculty of General Dental Practice (UK) has followed closely and with significant concern the judicial review of the General…
Private Practice
GDC defeated in landmark legal case
The General Dental Council (GDC), the regulator for dentists and dental care professionals, has been found to have acted unlawfully…
Private Practice
GDC releases statement on the outcome of the BDA’s judicial review
The General Dental Council (GDC) recognises that Mr Justice Cranston found there was a procedural error in the annual retention…
Dentistry
Judge rules in favour of BDA but the ARF stands
News and facts: Mr Justice Cranston, has passed judgment after the British Dental Association (BDA) called for a judicial review…
Dentistry
New research shows a good year for foundation dentists and vocational dental practitioners
Around nine out of 10 dentists completing their vocational or foundation training this summer found a post, according to the latest research from the British…
Young Dentist
Dental contract progress ‘frustratingly slow’
Progress towards a new dental contract is ‘frustratingly slow’, a health minister has admitted. Dan Poulter owned up to disappointment within…
Dentistry
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