2017 National Dental Nursing Conference will be held at the Milton Keynes Hilton on 17 and 18 November 2017.

The 2017 National Dental Nursing Conference will be held at the Milton Keynes Hilton on 17 and 18 November 2017.

Conference will be opened by Postgraduate Dental Dean John Darby, and current President Jane Dalgarno will hand over the chain of office to incoming President Hazel Coey, at the Opening Ceremony.

The Conference Programme, which offers 7 hours of verifiable CPD,  will include presentations on Healthy Habit Formation, Dentaid in the UK and Overseas, Dental Nursing in Oman, Dementia, Maintenance of Decontamination Equipment and two GDC speakers – Matthew Hill  (Executive Director, Strategy) will be delivering a GDC Update on Friday, and Head of Standards Janet Collins will be closing the Conference Programme with a dental nurse specific presentation on Enhanced CPD, to be introduced for DCPs in August 2018, on Saturday. 

Dental nurses (and other members of the dental team) can attend Conference on either or both days, with discounted rates for current BADN members.  There are also special rates for student dental nurses, and anyone booking before 6 October 2017 will enjoy special Early Bird rates.  Conference fees include the Opening/Closing Ceremonies,  Conference Programme, Conference Handbook, and e-CPD certificate, as well as refreshments and buffet lunch.  There is also an optional informal dinner on Friday evening.  The BADN Annual General Meeting, open to members only, will be held on Friday afternoon.

On-line registration will open at the end of July, and everyone on the BADN distribution lists will be sent an e-invitation to register.  More information, and a link to the registration site, is also available at www.badn.org.uk/conference