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Mar222019

BADN MEMBER RECEIVES HONORARY FGDP(UK) FELLOWSHIP

Longstanding BADN member Janet Goodwin was awarded an Honorary Fellowship..


Mar082019


Feb192019

Apprenticeships and Orthodontic Therapists

There are current discussions ongoing about the possibility of apprenticeships linked with orthodontic therapy training. To clarify some misconceptions about this, this short article by Michael Wheeler (Health Education England Programme Manager for Dental Apprenticeships) explains how apprenticeships are being introduced in all areas of work, including healthcare.


Feb012019

ONG News round -up

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Feb012019


Feb012019

GDC Moving Upstream Conference

The Orthodontic National Group sent a representative to the 30.1.19 Moving Upstream Conference at the Birmingham Conference and Events Centre held by the General Dental Council.


Feb012019

ONG Spring Study Day in Birmingham on Saturday 2 March 2019 offering 5 hours

The Orthodontic National Group, which represents orthodontic dental nurses and orthodontic therapists in the UK, is holding a Spring Study Day in Birmingham on Saturday 2 March 2019 offering 5 hours verifiable CPD which meets the GDC’s Enhanced CPD requirements.


Jan302019

Marica Grundy retires from the ONG

The January Meeting on 26.1.19 at BOS office was the final meeting for the Marica Grundy – She has handed over the role of finance officer to Sarah Louden who has agreed to continue in the post for the next 3 years.


Dec212018

NEW BADN PRESIDENT-ELEC

The new President-elect of the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, is Jacqui Elsden MSc.


Dec212018


Nov232018

Orthodontic Therapist Apprenticeship

In 2007 the General Dental Council permitted the registration of Orthodontic Therapists, after a rigorous curriculum and methods of assessment had been agreed.


Nov162018

BADN and ONG RECIPROCAL AGREEMENT

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, and the Orthodontic National Group (ONG), the only organization specifically for orthodontic dental nurses and therapists, have reached a reciprocal agreement on registration fees for conferences, study days, etc.


Nov162018

BADN Members Enjoy the Same Registration Fees as ONG Members

The Orthodontic National Group (ONG) the only organisation for orthodontic therapists and orthodontic nurses established since 1994 and affiliated with BOS, is offering BADN members the same registration fee as ONG members for study day events.


Nov092018

Orthodontic Therapy Training as an Apprenticeship - consultation

The opportunity has arisen for the orthodontic therapy training pathway to develop and become an apprenticeship.


Oct112018


Oct102018

BADN ENCOURAGES DENTAL PROFESSIONALS IN GENERAL PRACTICE TO COMPLETE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT SURVEY

The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, is delighted to support the NHS Leadership Academy’s survey into leadership development needs and encourages dental nurses – and other members of the dental team - working in primary care to take part.


Oct102018

Are you an orthodontic nurse or therapist with at least 2 years membership with the ONG – then your group needs you.

We have recently had a few members retire from orthodontics and the orthodontic committee. We therefore have vacant positions that need filling on the ONG.


Jun202018

WANTED – Articles for Journal

Would you like a publication in the journal to add to your PDP profile?


Jun202018

BADN WELCOMES DECISION ON HPV VACCINATIONS FOR BOYS

The British Association of Dental Nurses, the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, welcomed reports that Health Minister Jeremy Hunt will shortly approve HPV vaccinations for boys as well as girls.


Jun202018

Audit Poster Prize sponsored by Ormco

Submit your audit as a poster at this year’s British Orthodontic Conference and win a cash prize..!