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Longstanding BADN member Janet Goodwin was awarded an Honorary Fellowship..
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.
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.
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.
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.
The new President-elect of the British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN), the UK’s professional association for dental nurses, is Jacqui Elsden MSc.
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In 2007 the General Dental Council permitted the registration of Orthodontic Therapists, after a rigorous curriculum and methods of assessment had been agreed.
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.
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.
The opportunity has arisen for the orthodontic therapy training pathway to develop and become an apprenticeship.