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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

SAAD / BSDH Joint Study Day

General Anaesthesia in Special Care DentistrySAAD/BSDH Joint Study Day SAAD (The Society for the Advancement of Anesthesia in Dentistry) and BSDH (British Society of Oral Health and Disability) are hosting a Joint Study Day: General Anaesthesia in Special Care Dentistry. This method of pain and anxiety control has an important role in providing dental care for special care patients including those with dental phobia.  The day was initially aimed at trainees in SCD but trainees from other specialties are very welcome as are more experienced practitioners. DCPS involved in GA are also welcome to attend The aims of the day  •           To stress the important role GA has in SCD •           Understand what anesthesia is •           Consider different ways of running a GA service The speakers include David Craig who will set the scene with the history of dental GA, anesthetic colleagues who will give a guide to GA and how we ensure our patients are optimised for surgery.  The challenges of providing a range of dental care under GA will be outlined and the day ends with short presentations describing different services from around the UK with illustrative case studies.  The competitive fee has been set to allow all those interested in Dental GA to attend. Click here to download the programme Online registration The day will provide 4.5 hours CPD. Starting at 10:00.Closing at 16:00 Lecture Theatre 2New Hunt's HouseGuys HospitalLondon BridgeLondon SE1 1UL Venue details and directions. Venue Map   The fee for the day is £50 with a discounted rate for StRs and DCPs of £25 StRs and DCPs will need to contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. providing the following information to receive their discount code.   Full name: Email address: Telephone: GDC number: StRs - National Training Number: StRs - Deanery: Enquiries to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Online registration    

BSDH Spring Conference 2017 - 04-May-2017

Liverpool BSDH Spring Conference 2017 BSDH Spring Conference 2017 What's new in clinical dentistry  Thursday 4 - Friday 5 May 2017, Liverpool   Bookings are made through the BDA here   Programme Thursday 4th of May 2017                                                                                              5 hours CPD Venue: Liverpool University Dental HospitalUniversity of Liverpool, School of Dentistry, Pembroke Place, Liverpool L3 5PS ​09:00 ​Registration and refreshments ​09:30 ​Welcome by Avril Macpherson, President BSDH ​09:40 ​BSDH prize presentations Chair: Suzanne Burke, StR in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental HospitalAudit prize presentationsSpeakers and topics to be confirmed ​10:40 ​Morning refreshments ​11:10 ​Clinical prize presentations Speakers and topics to be confirmed ​12:10 ​Lunch ​13:10 ​Masterclass session 1 Please note these masterclass sessions are on a first-come-first-served basis on the day Room 1: Caries detection and assessment: ICDAS in practice Understand the benefits of  ICDAS Be able to use ICDAS in clinical care Chris Deery, Dean of School of Clinical Dentistry and Professor of Paediatric Dentistry, University of SheffieldRoom 2: Impression making for complete dentures (max 20 delegates) Phil Smith, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital Andy Kwasnicki, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental HospitalRoom 3: Rotary endodontics Fadi Jarad, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital Charlotte Wilson-Dewhurst, Academic Clinical Fellow/StR in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental HospitalRoom 4: Suturing and flap design (max 20 delegates) Kate Taylor, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery, Liverpool University Dental Hospital Kathryn Bebb, Clinical Lecturer/StR in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital ​14:30 ​Afternoon refreshments ​14:50 ​Masterclass session 2 Please note these masterclass sessions are on a first-come-first-served basis on the day Room 1: Caries detection and assessment: ICDAS in practice Understand the benefits of  ICDAS Be able to use ICDAS in clinical care Chris Deery, Dean of School of Clinical Dentistry and Professor of Paediatric Dentistry, University of SheffieldRoom 2: Impression making for complete dentures (max 20 delegates) Phil Smith, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital Andy Kwasnicki, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental HospitalRoom 3: Rotary endodontics Demonstrate safe and effective biomechanical and obturation techniques to achieve a successful root canal treatment Fadi Jarad, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital Charlotte Wilson-Dewhurst, Academic Clinical Fellow/StR in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental HospitalRoom 4: Suturing and flap design (max 20 delegates) Kate Taylor, Senior Lecturer/Honorary Consultant in Oral Surgery, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and School Kathryn Bebb, Clinical Lecturer/StR in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and School ​16:10 ​Presentation of BSDH prizes ​16:20 ​Closing remarks from the President ​16:30 ​Close   Programme Friday 5th of May 2017 5.5 hours CPD Venue: The Venue at the Royal Liver Building First Floor, Royal Liver Building, Liverpool Waterfront, Liverpool L3 1HU  ​09:00 ​Registration, refreshments and exhibition ​09:30 ​Welcome by Avril Macpherson, President BSDH ​09:35 ​Current concepts in cariology Update in recent advances in caries diagnosis and management and understand the carious process Improve your knowledge of meticulous caries detection and diagnosis Discussing the implication of these advances on the management of caries Chris Deery, Dean of School of Clinical Dentistry and Professor of Paediatric Dentistry, University of Sheffield ​10:15 ​Current concepts in restorative dentistry Callum Youngson, Head of the Institute of Clinical Sciences and Professor of Restorative Dentistry, University of Liverpool ​10:55 ​Morning refreshments and exhibition ​11:25 ​Current concepts in endodontics Describe the latest trends in endodontic management   Appreciate how current Endodontic treatment strategies may affect clinical decisions and outcome Fadi Jarad, Senior Lecturer in Restorative Dentistry, University of Liverpool ​12:05 ​Current concepts in oral medicineBijay Rajlawat, Consultant in Oral Medicine, Liverpool University Dental Hospital ​12:45 ​Plenary sessionChair: Shelagh Thompson, Professor of Special Care Dentistry, University of Liverpool ​13:00 ​Lunch and exhibition ​14:00 ​Current concepts in the management of dental trauma  The latest development in the field of dental trauma from diagnosis to treatment  Effective strategies for the management of non-vital immature permanent incisor  Management of traumatised teeth with poor prognosis including space management and alveolar bone preservation  Sondos Albadri, Reader in Paediatric Dentistry, University of Liverpool ​14:40 ​Current concepts in oral surgery Colette Balmer, Consultant in Oral Surgery, Liverpool University Dental Hospital ​15:20 ​Afternoon refreshments and exhibition ​15:40 ​Current concepts in orthodontics Norah Flannigan, Senior Lecturer in Orthodontics, University of Liverpool ​16:20 ​Plenary session Chair: Andy Kwasnicki, Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Liverpool University Dental Hospital ​16:35 ​Closing remarks from the President ​16:45 ​Close   Annual conference dinner, Thursday 4 MayJoin us for dinner at the Carpathia restaurant at 19:00. Carpathia restaurant offers all the glamour and elegance found aboard RMS Titanic, so you will feel every inch a first-class passenger. You will also be surrounded by White Star Line artefacts that are sure to make your meal all the more enjoyable. £40 per person (includes a welcome drink, three course meal, half a bottle of wine per person with dinner)Limited availability, so please book early! Final bookings and menu selection to be confirmed by Friday 21 April 2017.Book your place using the conference booking form.    Booking information ​ONE DAY FEE (Thursday 4 or Friday 5 May) ​TWO DAY FEE (Thursday 4 and Friday 5 May) BSDH member: £135 ​BSDH member: £210 ​Non member: £155 ​Non member: £260 ​Dental Care Professional (DCP): £70 ​Dental Care Professional (DCP): 130 ​Undergraduate student: £65 ​Undergraduate student: £120 ​StR Trainees: £65 ​StR Trainees: £120 ​Dentist in training: £65 ​Dentist in training: £120  

BSDH Spring Conference 2016 - 05-May-2016

BSDH Spring Conference 2016 - 05-May-2016 The Edge, Sheffield   Transition – a challenge for special care services   Thursday 5 and Friday 6 May 2016 The Edge, Sheffield S10 3ED  Please see programme information and booking information here.  Drinks reception at the Kelham Island Museum – Thursday 5 May 2016 Join us for a drinks reception – an excellent opportunity to network whilst taking in the museum exhibit and the industrial history of Sheffield. It is free to attend for all conference attendants and there will be a welcome drink as well as a cash bar.   Kelham Island is home to two of Sheffield’s real ale pubs; The Kelham Island Tavern and the Fat Cat which sells local craft beers from the Kelham Island brewery.   When: Thursday 5 may at 18:00 Where: Kelham Island Museum, Alma Street, Sheffield S3 8RY Cost: free   BSDH Conference Annual Dinner – Thursday 5 May 2016 Join us for the annual conference dinner at the Milestone, Sheffield’s premier gastro pub. The pub offers locally sourced ingredients where possible, blending heritage with modernity. Nestling in one of the oldest industrial sites in Sheffield, they serve dishes that will stir up memories and excite your taste buds. The restaurant is approx. 2-4 minutes walk from the drinks reception at Kelham Island Museum.   Limited availability, so please book early! Final bookings to be confirmed by Wednesday 27 April.   When: Thursday 5 May at 20:00 Where: Milestone Gastro Pub, 84 Green Lane at Ball Street, Kelham Island, Sheffield S3 8SE Cost: £40   Conference venue The Edge The Endcliffe Village Endcliffe Crescent Sheffield S10 3ED     Booking information Two day fee (Thursday 5 and Friday 6 May): BSDH members: £210Non-members: £260DCPs: £130 Under grad student: £120 StR Trainees / Dentist in Training: £120     One day fee (Thursday 5 or Friday 6 May): BSDH members: £135Non-members: £155DCPs: £70 Under grad student: £65 StR Trainees / Dentist in Training: £65 The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation. If you would like to attend, please download a booking form here or call the BDA Events Team on 020 7563 4590.   Please note: if your place will be paid by a third party (e.g. your Trust), we need a completed booking form from each delegate. If your Trust requires an invoice, please contact us first.   Accreditation The seminar meets the educational criteria set by the GDC for verifiable CPD and is certified by the British Dental Association.   Thursday 5 May 2016: 4¾ CPD hours Friday 6 May 2016: 5 CPD hours   Hotel accommodation If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact MICE Concierge our appointed hotel booking agency, direct on 01438 908770.   Tel: 01438 908 770 or visit:www.miceconcierge.com/events/BSDHSpringConference   Further information For further information on the programme and arrangements for the seminar please contact: Merete Ficken, Events Executive, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS Tel: 020 7563 4590; Fax: 020 7563 4591; Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Cancellation Policy All cancellations must be received in writing by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least two weeks prior to the event. No refund will be given for any cancellations received between 1 and 14 days (inclusive) prior to the event. Payment MUST be received prior to the event. It is highly recommended that payment is made by credit card or a personal cheque and, if appropriate, that you claim the amount back from your trust at a later. date. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and the BDA reserves the right to cancel the event or alter the venue and/or speakers.

BSDH Winter 2015 - 04-Dec-2015

BSDH Winter 2015 - 04-Dec-2015 Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London BSDH Winter Conference 2015 Politics, public health, policies – what is the future for special care dentistry?  Friday 4 December 2015 Institute of Education - 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AL Click here for flyer On behalf of the British Society for Disability and Oral Health, I look forward to welcoming you to the Winter Conference at the Institute of Education in London to discuss politics, public health and policies. The heart of special care dentistry lies within the primary care community dental services, of course supported by secondary care and especially teaching hospital centres. It appears to be the case that what special care dentistry does is decided by the requirements, perhaps even demands, of the people who have a special need and, or what is commissioned to be provided! A certain Charles Darwin had an idea about adapting to change in order to survive. Can special care services adapt and survive, but maintain standards and principles of care? The conference will consider these issues, the policies that relate to essential management skills that must be provided at the direct clinical patient level. Our appointed accommodation agency Mice Concierge are on hand to help you with your accommodation. They have secured rooms at a range of nearby hotels to match a variety of budgets. I am sure that you will find the event enjoyable and look forward to seeing you in London. Graham Manley, President, BSDH 2015

BSDH Spring Conference 2015 Canterbury - 17-Jun-2015

BSDH Spring Conference 2015 Canterbury - 17-Jun-2015 Canterbury Cathedral Lodge BSDH Spring Conference 2015 Click here to download the handouts. The password was provided at the start of the session. Please note not all presentations are available. TWO DAY CONFERENCE WEDNESDAY 17/6/15 and THURSDAY 18/6/15 Oral healthcare and Neuro-disability The theme of the conference will be Neuro-disability with a particular reference to the condition of Huntington’s disease.A variety of expert speakers will present on: An overview of profound complex Neuro-disabilityOral health care for adults with Neuro-disabilityAssistive technology and environmental controlThe role and value of music therapyProviding pastoral care for patients, carers and relativesThe role and value of an interdisciplinary approach in the care of adults with Neuro-disabilityHuntington’s disease: research and developmentsOral health care and Huntington’s diseaseLiving with the condition of Huntington’s disease. Click here for full details   Costs below are for 2 day conference. Please see flyer for one day fees. Please note Category A members are DCPs only.   Information about the prizes can be found here

Winter conference 2014 - 05-Dec-2014

Winter conference 2014 - 05-Dec-2014 Brunei Gallery, School of Oriental and African Studies, UCL, London Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square    Sedation and anxiety management in Special Care Dentistry        SOLD OUT - Please contact 0207 563 4590 if you would like to be added to the waiting list. Presentations can be downloaded here: David Craig Jennifer Perry Graham Manley Kenneth Wilson Karen Clark Liz Offen Jane Temple On behalf of the BSDH, I am delighted to invite you to attend the BSDH Winter Conference in London. Sedation and psychological anxiety management techniques are essential tools in Special Care Dentistry. This programme is designed to showcase the substantial advantages that IV sedation provides with a range of presentations aimed at those needing an introduction to sedation as well as those who are experienced in dealing with more challenging patients. We are also featuring the use of two psychological techniques that have become mainstream therapies, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Hypnotherapy.  A range of training opportunities exists around the UK for all members of the dental team to develop skills in these areas and you will hear from several speakers about how these have enabled them to provide a better service for their patients.   I look forward to welcoming you to London for this comprehensive day on sedation and anxiety management.   Nick Ransford, 2014 BSDH President   The programme and booking form can be downloaded here   Please call Tel: 020 7563 4590 to book your place or complete this form in BLOCK CAPITALS and post it with your payment to:  Elise Cole, Events Department, British Dental Association, 64 Wimpole Street, London W1G 8YS Fax: 020 7563 4591 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Spring Conference - 08-May-2014

Spring Conference - 08-May-2014 The Aston Triangle, Birmingham, West Midlands B4 7ET Welcome to Birmingham  On behalf of the BSDH I am delighted to invite you to attend our Spring Conference Day one of this year’s event is designed to provide useful practical ideas for you to take back to your workplace together with presentations shortlisted for the new BSDH prize scheme. Also the seizure management session will fulfil part of your medical emergencies CPD requirement. Day two will provide an update from renowned experts to improve our understanding of the important condition epilepsy; dispel some of the common myths and provide the latest guidance on how to manage some of the more difficult challenges. For those who don’t know Birmingham and even for some who do, the Annual Dinner at The Pickled Piglet promises to be a little bit special. Not only has chef Mark Rafferty, recently won local Chef of the Year Award, there is also live music from former students of Birmingham Conservatoire’s Jazz School. If you fancy an after dinner stroll down the steps across the road is the Gas Street Canal Basin, a hidden gem and central hub of Birmingham’s historic canal network. You might also be tempted to visit the fascinating Tap and Spile pub dating from 1821. Alternatively the famous Broad Street bars and clubs are just around the corner! I look forward to welcoming you to Birmingham for what I’m sure will be an enjoyable and stimulating two days. Nick Ransford, 2014 BSDH President   The posters can be downloaded here   Click here to download the presentations. The password was given out at the conference. Please contact booking if you do not remember it.   Accommodation  If you wish to stay overnight during the event please contact Fresh! Reservations, our appointed hotel booking agency for a choice of hotels near the conference venue: Tel: 01438 908 770 or visit: http://www.miceconcierge.com/events/BSDHSC2014

AGM 2016 - 02-Dec-2016

AGM 2016 - 02-Dec-2016 Rooms on Regent's Park , 27 Sussex Place, LONDON, NW1 4RG, England 4.30pm BSDH AGM announcement The Annual General Meeting of the British Society for Disability and Oral Health will be held on December 2nd 2016. Venue: Rooms on Regent`s Park, 27 Sussex Place, London, NW1 4RGTime 4:30pm Agenda can be downloaded here Minutes of last meeting can be downloaded here (pdf) or here (word) 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.    Ordinary Committee Member (1 x vacant position)  2.    Honorary Secretary  (Dr Lorna Hollingsworth- standing for re-election)  3.    Honorary Treasurer  (Dr Margaret Gregory - standing for re-election)  4.  Honorary Assistant Secretary (Dr Charlotte Curl - standing for re-election)        Signed nominations, using this form , should be sent via post or email to:   Dr. Lorna Hollingsworth, BSDH Honorary Secretary, Special Care Dentistry, Dorset County Hospital, Williams Avenue, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 2JY or   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

BSDH Winter Conference 2016 - 02-Dec-2016

BSDH Winter Conference 2016 - 02-Dec-2016 Rooms on Regent’s Park, London BSDH Winter Conference 2016 Bariatric dentistry Managing the plus size patient in special care dentistry   Friday 2 December 2016 09:00 – 16:30   Venue: Rooms on Regent’s Park, 27 Sussex Place, Regent’s Park, London NW1 4RG www.rorp.co.uk/location-contact-us/   Save the date!   Full programme details and timings will come shortly. Bookings will open in early October.   Learning objectives ·       The prevalence of obesity in the country and strategies being used to address it ·       General anaesthesia for bariatric patients ·       Moving and handling – working safely with bariatric patients ·       Designing dental clinical facilities for bariatric patients ·       Developing a business case for developing a bariatric service     Booking information   Costs: BSDH members: £135Non-members: £155 DCPs: £70 StR Trainees / Dentist in Training: £65 Undergraduate Student: £65 The fee includes refreshments, a standing buffet lunch and all course documentation.   Payment options:   Please note that if your place will be paid by a third party (e.g. your Trust), we still need a completed booking form from each delegate. If your Trust requires an invoice, please contact the BDA first on telephone 020 7563 4590.   The BDA will take payment on behalf of BSDH and we can accept payment by credit/debit card (no American Express) or cheques.    Cancellation Policy   All cancellations must be received in writing by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least two weeks prior to the event. No refund will be given for any cancellations received between 1 and 14 days (inclusive) prior to the event. Payment MUST be received prior to the event. It is highly recommended that payment is made by credit card or a personal cheque and, if appropriate, that you claim the amount back from your trust at a later date.   Due to unforeseen circumstances, the programme may change and the BSDH has the right to cancel the event or alter the venue and/or speakers.  

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