BADN Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award

BADN Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award

BADN (British Association of Dental Nurses), the UK’s only professional association for dental nurses, are requesting nominations for its 2017 Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award.

The Award, which will be presented in May at the Honours and Awards Dinner at the BDA Conference is given to a person deemed by the BADN Executive Committee to have made an outstanding contribution to the development and/or support of the dental nursing profession.

Anyone may nominate – all nominations must be on the official nomination form and all nominations must reach the Chief Executive by midday on 20 January 2017. The person nominated should be a Registered Dental Nurse.

The Award is for an outstanding contribution to the dental nursing profession; which should have had a notable impact nationwide (either UK-wide, or across one of the home countries, eg England, Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland), have been to the benefit of the dental nursing profession and have been outside the remit of the nominee’s paid employment.

Nominators are asked to write a short narrative on the impact they believe their nominee’s contribution has made, showing how their contribution has advanced dental nursing, at what level, who has benefited in terms of: individuals, including both peers as well as patients; organisations; the profession; or more widely in terms of the whole dental community (nationally and internationally) and how the group(s) have benefitted.

Previous winners of the BADN Outstanding Contribution to Dental Nursing Award are:

2007 Paula Sleight
2008 Elena Graham
2009 Janet Goodwin
2010 Angie McBain MBE
2011 Fiona Ellwood
2012 Pam Swain
2013 Joan Hatchard
2014 Joan Hatchard
2015 Emma Riley
2016 Pam Daley


Get your vote in for 2017! The Guidelines for nominating and the nomination form are available at the BADN website: www.badn.org.uk

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