11th - 14th September 2018,Caird Hall, Dundee.


This year our theme will be Discovery and Design. Please find below the full provisional programme along with the CPD Development Outcomes.  For more information on CPD please follow this link.



PRE-CONFERENCE DAY, Caird Hall                                                              This event is open to all
0930 -1645

BSPD Study Day  (6 hours CPD)

1800 - 2100 Council Meeting, Malmaison Hotel


0800 Registration                                (CPD Develoment Outcomes shown in brackets)
0900 Welcome and Introductory Remarks
Liz Roebuck, Vice Chair, BSPD
Theme The design of integrated services
0915-1000 Keynote speech: Improving the mental health and well-being of all Children and Young People – back to the future 2035                                               
  Professor Dame Sue Bailey, Chair of the Children and Young People’s Mental Health Coalition                                                                                                   (CPD: A)
1000 - 1020 Why don't we make our Mental Health as regular as Oral Health checks?
  Tina McGuff, Author and Mental Health Advocate                               (CPD: A & D)
1020-1040 The child, the NHS and charity:  In partnership
  Grant Rodney, Consultant Anaesthetist, NHS Tayside                           (CPD: B & C)
1040 - 1100 Presentation Title TBC
  David Wood, Chief Executive, Archie Foundation
1100 - 1130 Break - Posters & Exhibition
1130 - 1230 Debate, What Can Be Done To Make a Difference?                                   (CPD: C)
1230 Lunch - Posters & Exhibition
1330 - 1500 Research Prize
  R1 The effect of inhalation sedation on reaction times in children, Alexandra Lyne, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK
  R2 Oral health of five-year-old children from Better Start Bradford, Erin Giles, Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust, UK
  R3 Impact of first permanent molars of poor prognosis: patient and parent perspectives, Greig Taylor, Newcastle University, UK
  R4 The named person dilemma: Sharing 'Wellbeing' concerns by Scottish GDPs, Hannah Collins, Edinburgh Dental Institute, UK
  R5 Comparing safeguarding concerns recorded electronically by dentists and other healthcare professionals, Katherine O'Donnell, University of Leeds, UK
  R6 A survey of final year dental students' awareness and preparedness for DCby1, Emma Morgan, University of Liverpool, UK
1500 - 1530 Break - Posters & Exhibition
1530 - 1700 Clinical Governance Prize
  CG1 Improving correspondence to healthcare professionals following an emergency dental clinic attendance, Cheryl Somani, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
  CG2 Hungry tums and sore gums: dietary advice prior to a general anaesthetic, Grace Holt, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
  CG3 Paediatric dentoalveolar trauma: Improving the referral pathway from hospital to community, Sarah Ainscough, University of Leeds, UK
  CG4 Evaluation of the general anaesthetic service provided by the paediatric dental team, Maalini Patel, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, UK
  CG5 Body Mass Index recording (BMI) & appropriate dietetic referrals: third cycle audit, Stephanie Azmy, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, UK
  CG6 Joint service review dental/psychology: Adolescents with high dental fear and anxiety, Hayley Moss, University of Glasgow, UK
1700-1730 AGM
1830 Civic Reception
2000 Pub Quiz - The Quay, City Quay


0730 - 0845  CONNECT Academic Breakfast, Malmaison Hotel         This event is open to all
0830 Registration
0900 - 0905 Welcome and introductory remarks
  Liz Roebuck, Vice President, BSPD
0905 - 1030 Clinical Prize
  C1 Acute onset trismus in a 14 year old, Manal Mohammed, Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK
  C2 Case report of a patient with suspected severe idiopathic gingival hyperplasia, Zoi Tzelepi, Eastman Dental Institute, London, UK
  C3 A rare case of multicentric carpotarsal ostoelysis syndrome - A paediatric dentists' predicament, Saroj Prajapati, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, UK
  C4 Jaw cyst, caries, crowding and severe factor VII deficiency: a multidisciplinary challenge, Sarah-Jane Snape, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, UK
  C5 VEDs, VWD and ADHD: Multidisciplinary care for a complex child, Ciara Feeney, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, UK
  C6 A connective tissue enigma in a teenage patient, Judith Humphreys, University of Liverpool, UK
1030-1100 Innovation Prize
  Introduced by Claire Stevens, President, BSPD
  Ben Underwood, GDP Derbyshire and Clinical Lead for dental research at RDaSH NHS Foundation Trust.  Developer of Brush DJ
1100 - 1130 Break - Posters & Exhibition
1130 - 1200 Poster Prize
  PP1 An unusual presentation of bilateral central giant-cell granulomas deteced at Orthodontic assessment, Clare M D Hutchison, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, UK
  PP2 Oral health promotion practices amongst paediatricians and paediatric nurses: A national survey, Queenie Ong, Derbyshire Salaried Primary Care Dental School, UK
  PP3 Inflammatory dentigerous cyst causing displacement of a second premolar into the atrum, Sowmya Simon, St George's Hospital, UK
  PP4 An autoimmune condition presenting with oral manifestations in a sickle cell patient, Veryan Pettigrew, Barts and the London Dental Institute, Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
  PP5 Knowledge and barriers of UK school staff in managing avulsed permanent incisors, Jaiminkumar Patel, University of Leeds, UK
  PP6 A case report of Gorlin-Goltz syndrome with known familial inheritance,  Francine Jones, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, UK
Theme Design of Caries Management
1200 - 1230 Introduction to the Debate on Evidence for Contemporary Caries Management                                                                                                         (CPD: A)
1230 - 1330 Lunch - Posters & Exhibition
1230 - 1330 CONNECT Lunch & Learn    Open to all
1330 - 1500 FiCTION Part 1 Trial Design and Experience                                                  (CPD: C)
  Professor Gail Douglas
  FiCTION Joint Chief Investigator & Clinical Lead for Leeds & Sheffield
  Consultant in Paediatric Dentistry and Programme Director, Dental Health Services Research Unit, University of Dundee
  Professor Nicola Innes
  FiCTION Joint Chief Investigator & Clinical Lead for Scotland 
  Professor in Paediatric Dentistry, Dental Hospital & School, University of Dundee
  Professor Anne Maguire
  FiCTION Joint Chief Investigator & Clinical Lead for the north-east England clinical centre
  Professor of Preventive Dentistry,School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University
1500 - 1530 Break - Posters & Exhibition
1530 - 1700 FiCTION Part 2 Clinical Results                                                                          (CPD: C)
  Mark Robertson
  FiCTION Senior Clinical Researcher
  Senior Clinical Researcher, Dental Hospital & School, University of Dundee        
  Vicky Ryan
  FiCTION Statistician and Research Associate
  Newcastle Clinical Trials Unit, Newcastle University
  Nina Wilkinson
  Newcastle University
  Tara Homer
  Research Assistant
  Newcastle University
1700 Close

BSPD Annual Conference Dinner 2018

Buses leave Shore Terrace (back of Caird Hall, access via stairs onto Crichton Street) at 6pm for dinner and tour of St Andrews

1930 Conference Dinner, Kinkell Byre, by St Andrews


0830 Registration
Theme Discover Future Caries Management
0930 - 1100 FiCTION Part 3 Experience & Implications                                                     (CPD: C)
  The Views of Child Participants/Guardians and Dental Professionals
  Professor Zoe Marshman
  FiCTION Service User Involvement Lead
  Professor/Honorary Consultant of Dental Public Health, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield
  Professor Richard Welbury
  Professor of Paediatric Dentistry
  Dental Hospital and School, University of Central Lancashire
  Dr Iyad Hussein
  Assistant Clinical Professor in Paediatric Dentistry,
  Hamdan Bin Mohammed College of Dental Medicine, UAE
1100 - 1130 Break
1130 - 1200 Debate, What Should Be Done To Make a Difference?                               (CPD: C)
1230 - 1245 Launch of BSPD 2019
1245 - 1300 Closing Remarks
1300 - 1345 Lunch & Close
1345 Trainees’ Group Meeting, Caird Hall
Consultants’ Group Meeting, Caird Hall

For enquiries please contact:

BSPD 2018 Secretariat, Tel: +44 (0)131 275 7745, Email: cherylgoff@nhs.net