Promoting the interests, aspirations and welfare of general dental practitioners in Barking Havering Redbridge and Waltham Forest
This website is divided up into the main area which is fully accessible to anyone, and a further password protected area which is for members of the Barking Havering Redbridge and Waltham Forest Local Dental Committee themselves. The menu on the top of this page gives links to the various sections.
The Committee is a statutory body representing in the main General Dental Practitioners,(GDPs) based in area of the London Boroughs of Barking, Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest. Other may be co-opted to represent special groups.
As the local representative committee for independent Dental practitioners, the LDC has the statutory right to be consulted by NHS England on issues relating to the dental profession including negotiations around General Dental Services
The main function of the Committee is to represent and support General Dental Practitioners (GDPs); to ensure that GDPs are properly valued, and their skills properly utilised; that, whilst serving the public, they are able to uphold appropriate standards of practice.
The membership of the Committee will be drawn from the following Boroughs : -
London Borough of Barking Dagenham
London Borough of Havering
London Borough Redbridge
London Borough of Waltham Forest
Any dental practitioner working in Barking Havering Redbridge and Waltham Forest is welcome to attend meetings with the prior notification to the Secretary and subsequent consent of the Chairman.
Meetings are held in two parts. The first half being that of the Extended Committee, where LDC members, Co-opted members , NHS England and other guests sit to debate local and national issues affecting dentistry.
The second half of the meeting, is open to the elected members of the Local Dental Committee only.
Please contact Committee clerk for further infomartion