NEW Primary Care Dental Advisor (Operations & Strategy) Role Advertised

The LDC has been advised of the following role:

The Cardiff & Vale UHB Primary, Community & Intermediate Care Clinical Board are pleased to announce the recruitment of a key role within the Primary Care Dental Team for the development and implementation of important strategies to redesign the care of patients and the prevention of disease amongst the population of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan in line with the principles of Prudent Healthcare, the National Oral Health Plan and “Our Plan For A Primary Care Service For Wales Up To March 2018.”


The role of the new Primary Care Dental Advisor (Operations & Strategy) will sit alongside our existing Primary Care Dental Advisor (Governance) to provide a strong clinical leadership model to develop and monitor services in the future. This role will be involved in the development of Care Pathways, working in existing Managed Clinical Networks and independently as well as alongside the Community Dental Service, University Dental Hospital and increasingly the Primary Care Clusters to ensure that the right patients are treated in the right place by the right clinician in a timely fashion.


The role would suite a forward-thinking, process-minded clinician with significant experience of GDS practice wishing to play a key role in shaping the future services for the population of Cardiff & the Vale. The applicant does not need to be a GDS contract holder but should understand and have experience of the GDS contract.


The role is for two sessions per week and is funded at the COPDEND Dental Clinical Educators GP03 payscale.


The full Job Description and Person Specification can be found at: More information can be provided by contacting David Oliver, Primary Care Support Manager (Dental & Optometry), on 029 2183 4505 or


The closing date for applications is: Thursday 9th July 2015.


Many thanks,




David Oliver

BDA Golf Day at Royal Porthcawl on Friday 10th July

 BDA Golf Day 2015 – Friday 10th July

Annwyl Gyfeillion / Dear Colleague,

Thank you for your support at last years BDA golf day, I think we can all agree that once again a fantastic day was had by all.

This year, it will once again be held at the Royal Porthcawl Golf Club on Friday 10th July 2014.

We are planning 18 holes of singles in the morning, followed by lunch and then 12 holes greensomes in the afternoon. A three course meal and presentation will follow in the evening, for which Jackets and Ties will need to be worn.

We have been able to once again secure sponsorship to subsidise costs from Freeman and Co Accountancy Services, SJP Wealth Management group, Legal and Medical Investments Ltd, Henry Schein and Performance Finance.

The cost of the day is £120.00 per head: Porthcawl Golf Members £20.00 per head.

I am sure that you all know that this is a popular event and spaces are limited, therefore it will be organised on a ‘first come’ basis. I would be grateful if you could complete and return the slip attached with your payment. Please make cheques payable to Owain Joynson and return to the address above to secure your place. This year we will arrange tee off times from around 10.15am – 12.00pm for the morning four-balls, so please state on the application form if you would prefer an early, middle or later tee-off time (on a first come first served basis).

If you have any queries or require any further information, please call me on 01446 735395, mobile 07971 129311 or email .

Can the winners of last year’s events please remember to bring your trophies with you on the day.

Osian and I would like to thank you all for your continued attendance and support over the last few years and making the event a great success.

I look forward to seeing everyone at this event and guarantee a very pleasurable day for all attending.

Yn Gywir / Regards,

Owain Joynson and Osian Davies

Entry slip bda golf day 10 July 2015