BDIA Dental Showcase is launching a new look and feel for 2014. Tony Reed, Executive Director at the BDIA, comments, “Every year BDIA Dental Showcase continues to be a highly enjoyable and efficient opportunity for the dental team to find out about the latest innovative products, services and trends.” Showcase will be at ExCeL London from 9-11 October 2014.
Speaking at the BDA Conference in Manchester, health minister, Earl Howe outlined a future programme for development of the GDS contract. Change would be evolutionary not revolutionary, he said, “We need to get it right. New "prototype" contracts will be introduced in 2015 following a consultation this summer, in which all dentists are urged to participate.
Dr Alasdair Miller, a leading figure in dental education and former postgraduate dean for the South West of England, was installed as the President of the British Dental Association (BDA) at its annual conference in Manchester. He became the BDA’s 128th President, succeeding Northern Ireland’s Barry McGonigle.
Reports from members who attended the British Dental Association’s AGM in Manchester say that no questions were asked from the chief executive Peter Ward who reported on the finances of the Association as well as the outcome of the revised membership structure and how it will be taken forward.