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BSDH 2017 Winter meeting 8/12/17

    BSDH Winter Conference 2017   Clinical safety in Special Care Dentistry   Friday 8 December 2017 Royal College of Physicians, London  Booking form can be downloaded here or phone 020 75563 4590 (BDA events office).    Costs   BSDH member:   £135   Non-member:   £155   Dental Care Professional (DCP):   £70   Undergraduate student:   £65     StR Trainees / Dentist in Training:   £65     More details can be found at https://www.bda.org/bsdhwinter2017     Learning objectives ·         Evidence from surgery re safer surgery initiatives ·         Non technical surgical skills ·         Human factors ·         Enabling learners to make errors while keeping patients safe ·         Aspects of staff safety   Programme     08:45     Registration, refreshments and exhibition       09:15 Welcome Avril Macpherson, President BSDH     09:20 Patient safety – the historical perspective ·       The academic basis of patient safety and how it has developed ·       The Swiss cheese model ·       The importance of culture.   Michael Pemberton, Clinical Head of Division, Consultant in Oral Medicine, University Dental Hospital of Manchester     10:00 Introduction to human factors Neal Jones, Assistant Director of Patient Safety, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust       10:40-11:10     Morning refreshments and exhibition       11:10 Human performance and error causation Neal Jones, Assistant Director of Patient Safety, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust     11:50 Evaluation of human factors training for dental teams Suzanne Burke, Acting Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital     12:20 Getting it right first time – improving quality in clinical dental care Liz Jones, GiRFT Clinical Lead for Hospital Dentistry       13:00-14:00     Lunch and exhibition       14:00 Scottish Patient Safety Programme for Dentistry Jill Gilles, Programme Lead, Health Improvement Scotland     14:40 The practical application of clinical safety principles in a special care dentistry team Andy Kwasnicki, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital   Kathryn Bebb, Clinical Lecturer in Special Care Dentistry, University of Liverpool     15:40 Q&A     15:50 Induction of the new BSDH President Lorna Hollingsworth       16:00     Afternoon refreshments and exhibition       16:20 BSDH AGM       17:00*     Close       *approximate timing

Research Prize in Special Care Dentistry. Application deadline Monday 4th December. Further details here.

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2017 AGM announcement

        The Annual General Meeting of the British Society for Disability and Oral Health will be held on December 8th  2017 at 4.20pm Royal College of Physicians ,London   Nominations are encouraged from enthusiastic and motivated members of BSDH who are interested in joining the Executive Committee, which meets 3 times per year.  Its role is to set and implement the strategy of the society on behalf of the Members. Although the roles are voluntary it is expected that Committee members make themselves available and contribute to the meetings held throughout the year.   There is a need for the nomination of Members who are able to offer a variety of skills and experience, as committee functions include administration, organisation and promotion of; the Society, the Membership, Society awards, scientific meetings, the Society’s aims within the profession, establishing links with voluntary organisations and other agencies, representing the society at scientific and political forums, maintaining the website and encouraging education and research in the field of Special Care Dentistry.   The following executive committee positions will be elected from the Membership at the AGM:   1.    DCP (Dental Nursing) Representative (1x vacant position) 2.    Ordinary Committee Members (3 x vacant positions) 3.    Honorary Secretary (currently interim held by Dr Charlotte Curl – standing for election) 4.    Honorary Treasurer (currently interim Dr Andrew Kwasnicki – standing for election) 5.  Honorary Assistant Secretary (currently Dr Rebecca  Willis – standing for election)      The nomination form can be downloaded here Signed nominations, using the form below, should be sent via post or email to:   Dr. Charlotte Curl BSDH Honorary (interim) Secretary, Second Floor Day Surgery Building Kings College Hospital Denmark Hill London SE5 9RS   or charlotte.curl@nhs.net To be received no later than 30th November 2017 B S D H UNLOCKING BARRIERS TO CARE         ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING   Date: Friday 4th December 2015   Time:  4.30pm   Venue: Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London         AGENDA     1.     Apologies for absence   2.     Minutes of the last meeting   3.    Matters arising from the Minutes   4.    BSDH Life Time Membership   5.     Report from the Chair   6.     Honorary Treasurer’s Report   7.     Journal Editor’s Report   8.    Teachers Group in Special Care Dentistry   9.     Committee Elections   10.  Valedictory address   11.  Presidential Address   12.  Any Other Business  

Nominations for BSDH Executive Committee 2017

Nominations for BSDH Executive Committee 2017   Nominations are encouraged from enthusiastic and motivated Members of BSDH who are interested in joining the Executive Committee. Once again the Committee are looking to widen the Executive Membership base, encouraging nominations from across England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. Although the roles are voluntary it is expected that Committee Members will make themselves available and contribute to the meetings held throughout the year in London. Executive Committee Members who will need to travel significant distances to attend the meetings will be able to claim reasonable overnight hotel expenses from the Society.    The role of the Executive Committee is to set and implement the strategy of the Society on behalf of the Members. There is a need for the nomination of Members who are able to offer a variety of skills and experience, as committee functions include administration, organisation and promotion of; the Society, the Membership, Society awards, scientific meetings, the Society’s aims within the profession, establishing links with voluntary organisations and other agencies, representing the Society at scientific and political forums, maintaining the website and encouraging education and research in the field of Special Care Dentistry.   Members who wish to apply for a position on the Executive Committee are required to complete the nomination form here on the website. This can be found within the AGM announcement and all nominations are to be received by 30th November 2017.     At the AGM those who have been nominated will be required to give a short verbal appraisal, in person, to the Membership of what they can bring to the Society’s Committee before a vote is held. 

iADH 2018 call for papers

The 24th iADH conference in Dubai is titled "A Lifecourse Approach to Disability and Oral Health"  They are looking for submissions for papers and details can be found here. Additionally BSDH members can apply for a travel bursary. Details can be found in our travel section. 

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