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

Contact Emma darrenandemma@blueyonder.co.uk or Kerry kerrithorne@hotmail.com
Meeting Dates: Monday, 7th July 2014, GDC Standards given by Diane Bell, Jackie Gazzard and Sonia Jones

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: TBA


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

Meeting Date: TBA


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

Meeting Dates: Monday, 7th July '14, information flyer (PDF, 105kB)

Cotswold DCP group

Contact: Alison Williams,  email alijane21@hotmail.com

Meeting Dates: Monday, 7th July 2014, Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults - Sue Shorthouse

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 June 2014, information flyer and booking form (Office document, 29kB)

Exeter DCP CPD Group


Meeting Dates: Wed, 24th September 2014, Law & Ethics for the Dental Team, Do you know the Standards?, Sonia Jones, Information flyer and booking form (PDF, 271kB)

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

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: Newsletter 2014 (PDF, 87kB) (with dates of future meetings)

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

Rodborough CPD Group

Contact Adriana Ghods, email: ghodsadriana@yahoo.co.uk or Tel: 07859062942

Venue: The Old Endowed School, Rodborough, Stroud, Glos, 7-9pm

Meetings 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 Date: 2014 programme (PDF, 155kB), next meeting Monday, 28th July 2014, information flyer and booking form (PDF, 68kB)

Somerset DCP Study Group

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

Meeting Dates: TBA

 (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, 9th July 2014, information flyer (PDF, 9kB), delegate booking form (Office document, 30kB)

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: Anatomy & Physiology, July '14, information flyer (PDF, 150kB), delegate booking form (Office document, 29kB),  'A Technician' - Sept '14

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


For more details please contact wiltshireclustergroup@gmail.com

Meeting Dates: TBA

Wiltshire - North & West Wilts

For more details, please contact Helen Biggs, email: helen@dutchbartondental.co.uk

Meeting Dates: Wednesday, 9th July 2014, information flyer (PDF, 271kB), 2014 dates (Office document, 23kB)

Woodspring (Weston-Super-Mare)

For more details or to book a place at a meeting below contact Tony Telford, a.d.telford@gmail.com

Meeting Dates: 2014 programme (PDF, 241kB), next meeting, Monday, 23rd June 2014