Courses & Events

BSG Summer Conference 2019

Location: Epsom Downs Racecourse Epsom KT18 5LQ
Date: 14/06/2019
Time: 9.30 - 4.45pm
CPD Points: 5

“Making Contacts Count”        #2019BSG

Friday June 14th 2019,

Epsom Downs Racecourse, Surrey                        Venue Location & Directions 

Registration is now open.

This conference will be of interest to both dental and non-dental professionals who are interested in improving oral health

The BSG spring meeting will include the following sessions:

 An update on frailty
 Dysphagia and oral health
 Improving mouth care in hospitals
 The economic case for improving mouth care
 Care homes, oral health and the CQC
 Can we solve the problem of denture loss?
 Improving oral health through digital technology
 Can social prescribing improve oral health?


Please   see  the  conference programme below


Learning Outcomes will include

Explore how the CQC might encourage the Care Home sector to actively consider the oral health needs of those they care for.

Highlight the NHS’s digital priorities and areas of work and development

Reflect on areas of interest that overlap between dentistry and Speech and Language

Therapy – how could we work more collaboratively?

Learn about the long term plan and the target approach to population health

Look at how health economics strengthen the case to invest in improving the oral
health for older people.
Discuss the impact and extent of denture loss in hospitals


Time Slot Activity Speaker
9.00-9.45 Registration, Refreshments & Trade Stands
9.45 Welcome to BSG Summer Conference Mili Doshi , President BSG
10.00 CQC - exploring oral health in Care homes John Milne, Senior CQC Advisor.
10.30 Speech and Language Therapy and Dentistry – working collaboratively to meet the needs of our patients Christine Goodban, Senior Specialist Speech and Language Therapist and Clinical Improvement Scholar, Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust.
11.00 Social Prescribing Jo Ward, Change Maker
11.20 Refreshments & Trade Stands
11.45 Silver surfers, how technology is not just for millennials Yasmin Allen, Clinical lead, Digital Urgent and Emergency Care Team, NHS England
12.15 Integrating Care for Older People in communities Professor Martin J Vernon, National Clinical Director for Older People, NHS England
13.00 Lunch
14.00 Patient Representative tbc
14.15 Mouth Care Matters in Hospitals Samantha King & Loraine Lee, Mouth Care Leads, Health Education England & East Surrey Hospital
15.00 How demonstrating a return on investment for good Mouth Care enabled a national programme roll out Richard Lee-Wright, Chief Analytics and Evaluation Officer
15.30 Denture loss – how many are we really losing Jessica Mann, Special Care Registrar, Bristol University Hospita
15.45-16.00 Final Questions & Close


Epsom Downs Racecourse, Epsom Downs, Epsom KT18 5LQ, UK

Travel Instructions

 See opposite for Venue location& directions link.

Epsom Downs Racecourse is working with Surrey County Council to encourage customers to think of the environment when choosing how to travel to Epsom Downs Racecourse. We would be grateful if you would consider public transport, walking, cycling or car sharing when planning your journey.

For electric car users, there are two Polar "fast charge" points in operation in the main car park (not available on racedays).


  • Dentist BSG £125
  • Dentist non-BSG £155
  • DCP BSG £85
  • DCP non-BSG £95
  • StR /undergraduate £95
  • Allied Health Profession £95