June Nunn Prize 2020

Deadline 20th April 2020

The society is delighted to announce the June Nunn Prize for 2020. The June Nunn Prize, sponsored by DeCare Dental, will be awarded for a Service Innovation or Development in the area of Special Care Dentistry.

Who can enter?

This prize is open to all i.e. members and non-members of ISDH, dentist, dental nurse, hygienist, oral health promoter or other non-dental healthcare professional working in the HSE or general/ specialist/ hospital practice in Ireland.

What do I/we have to do?

Tell us in under 500 words how your brainwave improved oral care for people with disabilities in Ireland. Back it up with photos, copies of documents, testimonials. Examples of the type of entry that may be successful are innovations in the way services are delivered, novel ways to provide dental care for people with disabilities, interdisciplinary working with parent/carer support groups.

It is a requirement that the submitted piece would not have been presented elsewhere nor been awarded a prize previously.

Send your entry as an email attachment to isdhpayments@gmail.com  by 24th April 2020. The email must clearly indicate which competition is being entered. Contact details for all authors, including the phone number of the lead author, and the title of the entry must be included in the email. Authors’ details must not appear in the email attachment.

The decision of the panel of judges is final and will be communicated by 21st May 2020. The prize of €500 will be awarded at the ISDH Annual Conference in June. The prizewinner usually gives a short oral presentation of their successful entry. Entries will not be returned.

Please note the Society does not undertake to pay the expenses of the

Author (s).

 ISDH Bursary contact:                  Dr Maura Cuffe

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