BDA Study Day : Friday 27th April 2018: Chilworth Manor


Best Western Chilworth Manor, Chilworth, Southampton, SO16 7PT, United Kingdom


Multi topic seminar and Branch AGM with Sanjay Sharma, Madan Ethunandan and Stephanie Hughes


09.00 Registration.

09.30 – 09.40 – Introduction (Madan Ethunandan)

09.40 – 10.10 – The Patient journey / MDT (Sanjay Sharma)

10.10 – 10.45 – Pre-malignant and malignant lesions (Madan Ethunandan)

10.45 – 11.00 – Coffee break

11.00 – 11.45 – Overview- Oral cancer management (Madan Ethunandan)

11.45 – 12.10 – Personalised Oral cancer management (Sanjay Sharma)

12.10 – 13.00 – Patient interview (Sanjay Sharma)

13.00 – 14.00 – Lunch and BDA AGM( BDA members only for AGM)

14.00 – 15.00 Modern Lifestyles Vs Paleolithic Man – Primitive Reflexes and 21st Century Disease – Dr Stephanie Hughes

15.00 – 15.30 Coffee

15.30-16.30 Communication Skills for Difficult Situations – Dr Stephanie Hughes


Aims and Objectives

 To discuss the new referral guidelines and pathways for referral
 To discuss the role of the multi-disciplinary-team (MDT) in decision making
 To recognising “potential, early and established” oral cancer lesions
 To be able to carry out a goal directed systematic examination
 To discuss the management of oral cancer
 To discuss the patient journey, the impact of modern lifestyles on disease and methods used in dealing with difficult situations

At the end of the study day, the attendees should be:

 Aware of the referral guidelines and be able to make an appropriate referral
 Have a better understand the role of MDT and the decision making process
 Be confident in carrying out a systematic examination to identify oral cancer lesions
 Be more confident in diagnosing suspected and established oral cancer lesions
 Be aware of modern oral cancer management
 Appreciate the patient’s journey from a patient’s perspective
 Understand how modern lifestyles affect the disease process
 Be aware of strategies to deal with difficult situations


Delegates:£95 .BDA members discounted rate £35
GDC development outcomes : A, C, D