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CPD Approx.1:30 Hours
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P198 Domestic Abuse in Dentistry – Speak Out

Speakers: Preetee Hylton RDNDr Alison Gregory

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Webinar Details

This CGDent webinar explores how dental professionals play an essential role in the safeguarding of patients and colleagues; safeguarding training is mandatory for all members of dental staff. We have a duty to learn how to recognise signs of abuse and act accordingly to preserve our patients’ and colleagues’ safety.

This webinar focuses on the importance of employers creating a safe space for their employees to ask for help if they are being subjected to domestic abuse. We will also be introducing the Employer’s Initiative for Domestic Abuse (EIDA), which is an evolving community working towards supporting domestic abuse victims, and providing access to services to help perpetrators to stop. The aim is to work towards making a systematic change in the way domestic abuse is handled in dentistry.

Learning Outcomes


  • Understand the various types of domestic abuse
  • Recognise the possible signs domestic abuse
  • Be confident assisting patients and colleagues who require support if they are going through domestic abuse
  • Work together as a team to create a safe space in the workplace
  • Grasp the importance of the Employer’s Initiative on Domestic Abuse (EIDA)


On completion of this webinar you will have understand how to recognise signs of abuse and act accordingly to preserve patients’ and colleagues’ safety.

The Speakers

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Preetee Hylton RDN

Restorative Dental Nurse and Safeguarding Lead at The No.8 Partnership Dental Practice

Preetee Hylton is a restorative dental nurse and a safeguarding lead at The No.8 Partnership Dental Practice in Chelsea, London; as well as a dental nursing tutor at the Dental Nursing Academy and an Associate (OSCE) Examiner with the NEBDN. She is passionate about raising awareness about domestic abuse due to her being a domestic abuse survivor and has spoken about this sensitive subject at dental conferences recently, with the support of the BADN and the NEBDN.

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Dr Alison Gregory

Senior Research Fellow

Dr Alison Gregory is a Senior Research Fellow with a specialist interest in domestic and sexual violence and abuse, and in resultant trauma for survivors and their families. Alison has worked as part of the Domestic Violence and Abuse Health research Group (DVAHG) within Bristol Medical School for the past 15 years. Due to the practical relevance of her work, Alison has a strong commitment to knowledge exchange and research impact and works closely with survivors, practitioners, and specialist and public sector organisations.