Local CPD Groups


Notes from Cluster Groups Leads' Day - 8th June 2013

click here (Office document, 18kB)

Dean's address to Cluster Group Leads (Office document, 307kB)

Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Group

Meeting Date: Monday, 2nd March 2015, What Impants can Achieve and How do we Make them Last? - Dr Jonathon Schofield

Contact: Dawn Heal dawn43@sky.com and Michelle Dite michelledite@hotmail.co.uk
Meeting Dates: TBA‌

BADT  British Association of Dental Therapists South West Region

Contact Geraldine McGlynn, email gerry.mcglynn@talk21.com or Tel: 07973150539

Meeting Dates: TBA

BDA Exeter Section

We are an active section and strive to include the whole dental team in our activities.

All events are open to DCPs.

Our lecture events are open to DCPs at the discounted rate of £12.50, which includes the CPD lecture and a meal. Fees vary for our social events so please check individual events for details.

Meeting Dates: TBA

BDA North Devon Section

Contact: Paul Oades 01271 343688

Meeting Dates: TBA

BDA Swindon Section

Contact: Colin Borland c.borland249@btinternet.com

Meeting Dates: TBA

Bournemouth & Poole- The Focus & Progress Company Ltd

Contact Julie Brown, Tel: 07793 908369, email Juliebrown194@hotmail.com
Meeting Date: Winter and Spring Programme 2015, The Focus and Progress Company Ltd - Winter/Spring 2015 (PDF, 196kB)


Contact: Sandra Black, sandra.j.black@btinternet.com

Meeting Date:TBA


Contact; Ros Chambers, ros.chambers@sky.com

Meeting Dates: TBA‌

Cotswold DCP group

Contact: Alison Williams,  email alijane21@hotmail.com

Meeting Dates: Monday, 16th March '15, 7-9pm (6.45 registration) - Radiography (Limited to 40 places)

Dorset (West) DCP CPD Group

For more details or to book a place at a meeting below contact Tracey Drage or Heather Moyneham, email: westdorsetdcpclustergroup@hotmail.com or Tel:01305255120 or 07976471454

Meeting Dates: Saturday, 28th February 2015 Hands on Forensic Course - West Dorset (Office document, 27kB), Saturday, 16th May 2015, Legal and Ethics Issues 16th May 2015 (Office document, 26kB), Saturday, 10th October 2015‌

Exeter DCP CPD Group


Meeting Dates: TBA‌

Focus Oral Health CIC (a 'not for profit' Community Interest Company)

Registered in England    Company No 8428343

Contact Fran Marriott, e-mail Frances.Marriott@hotmail.co.uk or Tel 01752 814582 - www.focusoralhealth.co.uk

'Networking and Sharing Best Practice for Oral Health Educators and Promoters' (Please note - all dental nurses with an interest in OHE/OHP also welcome)

We are taking expressions of interest for additional skills dental nurse training in application of fluoride varnish - please contact Fran Marriott for further information

Gloucester CPD Group

Contact Rosalia Gombera, email: ragombera@gmail.com or Tel: 07908 434680

Venue: Destiny Temple Gloucester, Worcester Street, Kingsholm, Gloucester GL1 3AS

Meetings Date: Monday, 2nd March 2015, Gloucester CPD Meeting 2nd March (PDF, 103kB)

Hanham Dental Laboratory Study Forum Bristol

For further details please telephone Rachel (0117) 980 3660 or email advice@hanhamdentallab.co.uk

Meeting Date:TBA

Kernow DCP

Contact: Sarah Talbot, email mistresswomen@aol.com

Meeting Dates: TBA


For more details or to book a place at a meeting below contact Diane Bell, omxdb@bristol.ac.uk

Meeting Date: TBA

North Devon DCP's Study Group

Contact: nddnstudygroup@hotmail.co.uk  or Celia Baker, email celia.bakerbuzz@gmail.com or

Meeting Dates: ‌Saturday, 28th February 2015 - study day North Devon DCP Group 2015 meetings (PDF, 228kB)North Devon February meeting 2015 booking form (Office document, 34kB)

All sessions held at Petroc College, Barnstaple, 6.45-7pm start.  Fees per session £5 or £15 for the yearly membership

Plym Dental CPD Group

This group is open to all members of the dental team.
Contact Fran Marriott, email: Frances.Marriott@hotmail.co.uk or Tel: 01752 814582

Meeting Dates: TBA

Salisbury Hospital Education

Contact Sophie Burrow, email: sophieburrow@live.co.uk or Tel: 01722 336262 X 2878
for details of courses and booking information.

Meeting Dates:  9th March 2015 - dementia (patient perspective) - Sandy Woodbridge, 29th June 2015 - What is Conflict - Sandy Woodbridge, 14th September 2015 - Sonia Jones, 2nd November 2015 - Orthognathic Planning - Mark Richards‌

Somerset DCP Study Group

For further information please contact Helen Astill, email: astill81@googlemail.com

Meeting Date: Monday, 9th March 2015, Somerset DCP Study Group Meeting 9th March 2015 (Office document, 31kB)

 (these will all be at Abbey Business Centre, Preston Road, Yeovil)

South Gloucestershire

For more details or to book a place at a meeting below contact Sarah Boulton on seboulton@blueyonder.co.uk

Meeting Dates: Wednesday, 4th March 2015, Child Protection South Glos CPD Meeting 4th March 2015 (PDF, 9kB)       South Glos delegate form 4th March 2015 (Office document, 29kB)

South West and South Wales Group (British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy)

Contact Lindsey Durbessich-Reed, email: bdha_swsw@yahoo.co.uk

Meeting Dates:TBA

South West Peninsula Group (British Society of Dental Hygiene and Therapy)

Contact Kim Barnicoat, email: barney@eclipse.co.uk

Meeting Dates: TBA

Swindon CPD Group

Contact sdncpd@yahoo.co.uk for more information

Meeting Dates: TBA

Torbay CPD Group

For more details please contact Jocelyn Ellis, email:ellisjocelyn69@yahoo.co.uk
Next Meeting Dates: TBA‌

Please fill in this form to book  to be included on the circulation list for the group: Delegate Contact Form (Office document, 28kB)

Wiltshire (Dorchester)

For more details please contact wiltshireclustergroup@gmail.com

Meeting Dates:

Wiltshire - North & West Wilts

For more details, please contact Helen Biggs, email: Northandwestwiltscluster@gmail.com

Meeting Dates: Wednesday, 25th February 2015 N & W Wilts meeting - 25.02.15 (PDF, 231kB)

North and West Wilts 2015 programme (PDF, 204kB), Wednesday, 29th April 2015 - Lymphedema and Bowen Therapy - Janet Le Suer, Wednesday, 17th June 2015 - child protection - Ray Jones, Wednesday, 9th September 2015 - Perio/OHI - Nicola West‌

Woodspring (Weston-Super-Mare)

For more details or to book a place at a meeting below contact: woodspringclustergroup@gmail.com

Next meeting: Dental Radiography - Monday, 9th March 2015 (PDF, 17kB)