This year’s Conference on Postgraduate Dental Education UK (COPDEUK) was held in London and attended by 49 leaders in the field of postgraduate education saw the launch of the COPDEND Dental Educators Standards.  Below is a photograph of Helen Falcon, COPDEND Chair with Professor Alison Bullock, Cardiff University and Julie Browne, Wales Deanery the authors of the Standards:



    Helen Falcon   Alison Bullock    Julie Browne


In addition to lauching the COPDEND Educator Standards the day involved learning about the new NHS education structures in England and the proposed Dental Core Training Pathways.

Presentations from the day appear below.

1.        Professor Alison Bullock, Medical and Dental Education, Cardiff Universitty, School of Social Science and Julie Browne, External Relations Manager, Wales Deaneary- COPDEND Standards for Dental Educators
2.        Patrick Mitchell, Director National Health Education England Programmes - Health Education England and Better Training Better Care 
3.        Paul Cook Postgraduate Dental Dean, Yorks and the Humber, Elizabeth Jones Postgraduate Dental Dean London, Nigel Fisher Associate Postgraduate Dental Dean, London & Nicholas Taylor, Postgraduate Dental Dean, North West - Designing Dental Core Training
4.        Karl Bishop, Vice Dean Faculty of Dental Surgery Royal College of Surgeons - Dentists with Enhanced Skills can this approach work across Primary and Secondary Care?