The British Association of Dental Nurses (BADN) is 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 British Dental Conference and Exhibition, 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, Northern 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 benefitted 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.
The guidelines for nominating and the nomination form are available at www.badn.org.uk.