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COHIPB Oral Health Action Plan

Launch of COHIPB Oral Health Action Plan


COHIPB new story, please see link to the COHIPB action plan infographic.

COHIPB action plan infographic launch please see link

Sandra White's blog published on Public Health Matters please see link

Wendy Nicholson on the importance of health visitors for Child Oral Health: please see link

Updated module on the E learning for Healthcare page of the HEE website, under the Heakth Child Programme session please see link


COPDEND Quality Assurance Framework for Dental Workforce Development

The Committee of Postgraduate Dental Deans and Directors UK (COPDEND) has commissioned this Quality Assurance Framework to support both providers of Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for dental professionals and for Dentists and Dental Care Professionals (DCPs) themselves.

Please click here to view the full copy of the booklet





Dental Foundation Training Blue Guide for RCP Process


Dental Foundation Training Success

All UK graduates have been offered paces for 2014 and recruitment for 2015 schemes opens on 01 September 2014 Read More ››

Development of a Situational Judgement test for Dental Core Training - October 2014

Dental Core Training (DCT) encompasses the early years of training following completion of Dental Foundation Training and was previously known as Dental Foundation Year 2, Dental Career Development and Dental SHO Training. The previous (2006) UK dental foundation training curriculum encompassed the first two postgraduate years, and is now out of date. There has never been any consistent national approach taken to the requirements of training posts beyond the first year and given the changes in population oral health, and proposed new approaches to how services are commissioned and delivered to meet patients needs, it is timely to also consider a more structured approach to how the training programmes for dentists beyond foundation level are managed.

Please click here to view the full COPDEND statement.