The Way Forward is the third national Dental Care Professionals Research Day and is taking place on Saturday 3 December at the Royal College of Surgeons of England.
This annual event is the third in this series and is being co-hosted by the Faculty and BSDHT.
Sponsors include Procter & Gamble and DLA – representatives from GSK will be attending.
The learning objectives for the DCP Research day are:
• To update DCPs on recent and planned research projects involving DCPs and of local opportunities to obtain research training within the NHS
• To enable DCPs who have completed research projects to share and discuss the results with their peers
• To make DCPs aware of opportunities for DCPs to undertake PhD and Masters training
9.45 – 10.15 Registration
Morning Session Chair – Ken Eaton
10.15 Welcome from Russ Ladwa (Dean: Faculty of General Dental
Practice (UK) and Ario Santini (Chair: Research Committee)
10.30 One journey towards a PhD – Yvonne Holloway (Dental Hygienist, Manchester)
10.55 Winning a Research Prize and Planning a Research Project – Susan Bissett (Dental Hygienist, Newcastle)
11.20 Research Topics Relating to Interaction between Dental Laboratories and Dental Practices – Ian Taylor (Dental Technician, Birmingham)
11.45 Small Group Discussions with tea
12.30pm Plenary – feedback from Small Group Discussions
13.00 Lunch and poster viewing
Afternoon session Chair – Ario Santini
13.45 Project Reports
Dental Hygienist Skills Usage Survey – Marina Harris
Proctor & Gamble Project – Saurabh Saraf
14.30 How the NHS Can Provide Research Training for DCPs – Jenny Lyons
(Primary Care Research Facilitator, PCRN South East)
14.50 The Development of Research for Dental Hygienists in the Netherlands – Lessons to be Learned - Dagmar Slot (Dental Hygienist and Therapist, Amsterdam)
15.30 Small Group Discussions with tea
16.00 Feedback and Closure of the Meeting
To reserve a place please contact Amrita Narain on email@example.com or by phone (0207 869 6750).