BADN hosts Dental Nurse Forum as well as 80+2 Afternoon Tea at BDCDS


  Posted by: Dental Design      20th May 2022

The Dental Nurse Forum, hosted by the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, chaired by BADN President Jacqui Elsden, and sponsored by GSK, was a major feature at the British Dental Conference and Dentistry Show 2022.

Over the two days, the Forum featured presentations on a wide and diverse number of topics:

  • Dental Nurse Recruitment Crisis      Rebecca Silver                      Sponsored by GSK
  • Oral Health Programmes                    Jo Dawber                             Sponsored by Aura Infection Control and RPA Dental
  • Oral Health in Pregnancy                   Bee Power
  • Indemnity                                              Sharon Brennan                   Sponsored by CFC Underwriting Ltd
  • Sedation                                                Janet Pickles                         Sponsored by RA Medical Ltd
  • General Dental Council                      Joanne Rewcastle
  • Teamwork & Scope of Practice         Anthony Sweeney               Sponsored by BUPA Dentalcare
  • Raisin’ Awareness                                Jo Dawson
  • Royal Army Dental Corps                   Lin Little                                 Sponsored by the RADC
  • Stress Management                             Hannah Grieves                  Sponsored by mydentist
  • Domestic Abuse                                   Preetee Hylton                     Sponsored by NEBDN

Dental nurses were also able to visit the BADN stand to chat with members of the Executive Committee and staff; and to relax in the BADN Dental Nurses’ Lounge and enjoy coffee and cake, sponsored by RA Medical Ltd.

BADN would like to thank its speakers,  sponsors and, of course, all the dental nurses who attended the Forum and visited its stand.

In addition, BADN celebrated its delayed 80th Anniversary at the recent Dentistry Show with an Anniversary Afternoon Tea at the NEC Hilton.

BADN President Jacqui Elsden with BVNA Junior Vice President Charlotte Pace

At the Tea, BADN President Jacqui Elsden presented long service badges to Michelle Brand (5 years), Jenny Wood (10 years) and Paula Sleight (25+ years); presented the three Past Presidents at the Tea with BADN 80th anniversary commemorative brooches, and read out a letter of congratulations from HM The Queen.

BADN was delighted to welcome Junior Vice President of the British Veterinary Nursing Association (BVNA), Charlotte Pace, who spoke briefly about the collaboration between the two Associations, and made the toast to BADN.

President Jacqui also presented Chief Exec Pam Swain with a gold bangle from members of the Executive Committee, past and present, and Past Presidents, to mark 30 years of working for BADN. Pam was also made an Honorary Life Member of the Association.

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