Branch sessions provide a number of excellent opportunities

They can include things such as case studiespeer reviews, study group sessions, seminars or inviting guest speakers.

How to run an event

The secretariat is here to help you mange your event invitations and registration. Please complete this form and email it to

If you wish to apply for CPD for your event, please fill out this form and return it to us at You can find more information about the Dental Council Standards here.


  • Set up a committee to be responsible for organising/facilitating CPD sessions
  • Identify the learning needs to pursue for a one year or two year time frame
  • Set up a learning plan
  • Set up study group/groups, identify venue(s), participants, timeframes and regular meeting dates
  • Plan branch meetings with interactive discussion/activity that promotes reflective practice
  • Liaise with other Oral Health Practitioners with a view to combining resources, e.g. Dental Hygienists Association