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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 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

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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. 

2017 Conference presentations

BSDH May 2017 Conference Liverpool Please note not all speakers will share their presentations.   AlbadriSondos.pdf Smith-Phil.pdf BalmerColette.pdf TaylorKathryn.pdf TaylorKathrynTopSuturingTips.pdf  YoungsonCallum.pdf FitzgeraldRichard.pdf CampbellNicola.pdf ChoHana.pdf DeeryChris.pdf KakaShazia.pdf

Nordic Special Care conference

The Special Care 2017 conference is organized by nordic specialists that take interest in a) oral health for people with special needs and b) children with nourishing difficulties. The conference will be held in Reykjavík, August 17th – 18th 2017. Please click here for more details.

BSDH Prizes 2018

 

BSDH SPRING CONFERENCE 2018

Date and Location TBC

Applications are invited from BSDH members for the prizes below:

1.      BSDH CLINICAL PRIZE   Value of award: £300

Entry criteria: this competition is open to BSDH members and seeks entries from non-consultant grade (or equivalent) clinicians. Clinical cases should demonstrate treatment provided for an adult patient with needs for Special Care Dentistry and should satisfy one or more of the following criteria:

·         Involve dental treatment provision for a patient with a significant disability or medical history

·         Involve a practical solution to a clinical problem

·         Involve a multidisciplinary input to treatment planning and provision of care

·         Resulted in improved clinical practice or service for other patients

It is expected that presenters will have personally performed some of the treatment, not just undertaken a diagnostic work up, for the patient they present.

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please entitle your email ‘BSDH clinical prize application’

 

      CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 4 March 2018

      The best 3 entrants will be invited to give a 15 minute oral presentation at BSDH Conference, date and location TBC

2.  CLINICAL AUDIT PRIZE   Value of award: £300

Entry criteria: this competition is open to BSDH members and seeks entries from non-consultant grade (or equivalent) clinicians. Projects submitted under this category must demonstrate:

·         The key aspects of the audit or service evaluation process

·         What changes / improvements have been made to clinical practice or service delivery

 

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please entitle your email ‘BSDH audit prize application’

 

 CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 4 March 2018

The best 3 entrants will be invited to give a 15 minute oral presentation at BSDH Conference, date and location to be confirmed

3.  BSDH POSTER PRIZE Value of award: £200

Entry criteria: this competition is open to BSDH members and seeks entries from non-consultant grade (or equivalent) clinicians. The abstract should describe an aspect of the practice of special care dentistry.  

Applicants should submit an abstract limited to 250 words and structured according to the guidance below via email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. please entitle your email ‘BSDH poster prize application’

 

 CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF ABSTRACTS: 4 March 2018

The best entrants will be invited to present posters at BSDH Conference, date and location to be confirmed

[Poster preparation: Posters will be displayed on a standard display board and should be A0 portrait (841 mm width by 1189 mm height)]. 

 

 

Abstract preparation and submission

BSDH members may only submit one abstract on which they are the presenting (first) author but it is permissible to be a co-author on multiple abstracts. It is expected that, in keeping with normal publication protocol, the first author (the presenting author) has made the greatest contribution to the work described. All co-authors must have approved the abstract submission. Furthermore, no abstract should have been presented previously at a National or International scientific meeting or have been published.  The presenter must register for the Scientific Meeting.  Failure to do so, after acceptance of an abstract, may result in the abstract being withdrawn.

 

Preparation of abstracts

Abstracts should be prepared according to the protocol given below. There are three main formats for abstracts described. In the case of the travel award, applicants should select the most appropriate abstract format for their work. Failure to adhere to the detailed format for abstract preparation will result in the rejection of the abstract.

 

 General instructions for all abstracts

 

1.       Complete abstract form

2.       Use 12 point Arial font

3.       Title should be no more than 12 words

4.       The presenting author should be listed first and co-authors thereafter.

5.       Give surnames followed by up to two initials

6.       Give affiliations for each author on line below names

7.       The main body of the abstract text should not be more than 250 words

8.       Provide the name of any funding body, if applicable, at the bottom of the abstract

 

Specific instructions for a clinical case abstract

·         Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

Background

Presenting problem

Clinical management

Discussion

 

Specific instructions for an audit abstract

·         Use the following subtitles in your abstract as appropriate:

Background

Aim

Standard(s) (n/a for service evaluation)

Process

Results

Discussion

Action plan

 

 Specific instructions for a travel award abstract

 Give details of conference where abstract is to be presented

 Confirm the abstract has not been previously presented at a scientific meeting

 

 Specific instructions for a poster prize abstract

 Follow the general instructions and any relevant specific instructions above

 

 

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