Deputy Chief Dental Officer to open National Dental Nursing Conference

The 2018 National Dental Nursing Conference, to be held at the Blackpool Hotel Conference Centre and Spa (formerly the Blackpool Hilton) on 16 and 17 November, will be opened by the Deputy Chief Dental Officer England, Eric Rooney.

Mr. Rooney will be the Keynote Speaker at the Conference at the Opening Ceremony on Friday 16 November, following the ‘Meet the President’ Welcome Lunch.

Other subjects on the Conference programme include counterfeit equipment and materials, head and neck cancer, alcohol awareness, sepsis, communities of practice, dentistry for the disadvantaged, pride in practice and a GDC Update.

The Conference will offer eight hours of verifiable CPD, which will meet the GDC’s new development outcomes.

There will also be an optional informal dinner at local restaurant Twelve ( for delegates and guests.

More information and a reservation form is available at

British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) is the professional association for dental nurses in the UK. Membership is open to all dental nurses (registered, student and former) working in all areas of dentistry.