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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
GDC receives rap from MP
A health minister has rapped the General Dental Council (GDC) for its huge fee hike for dentists – branding it…
Dentistry
Parliament to debate on the performance of the GDC
MPs are set to debate the performance of the General Dental Council (GDC), the regulator for dentists and dental care…
Dentistry
BDA believes judicial review will open doors to better health regulation
Today the British Dental Association (BDA) has reached out to the Government and other healthcare associations ahead of its judicial…
Dentistry
The buck stops there
Kevin Lewis looks at the current scapegoats in dentistry and how the news broke about the dentist who allegedly breached…
Dentistry
BDA wants to break the link between income and oral health
The British Dental Association (BDA) has urged the Government to invest in prevention after new research has shown older people…
Dentistry
BDA to support the dental profession in tackling antimicrobial resistance
The British Dental Association (BDA) has taken action in the battle to combat antimicrobial resistance in dentistry. The World Health Organization…
Dentistry
BDA calls for a blanket vaccination against HPV
The British Dental Association (BDA), as a member of the HPV Alliance, is urging the Joint Committee on Vaccination and…
Dentistry
BDA UK Council adds its voice to concerns over GDC failings
The BDA’s (British Dental Association’s) UK Council is the latest body to condemn the General Dental Council’s handling of the…
Dentistry
What is the GDC for? Michael Watson takes a closer look
My intention this week had been to steer clear of the General Dental Council (GDC), however Mr Moyes’s talk to…
Dentistry
Judicial review against the GDC approved for fast tracking
The British Dental Association (BDA) has announced that its application for ‘rolled-up’ judicial review proceedings against the dental regulator has…
Dentistry
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