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Oral Health Management of Patients Prescribed Anti-resorptive or Anti-angiogenic Drugs – Consultation closes shortly

The consultation period on new guidance from SDCEP on  the Oral Health Management of Patients Prescribed Anti-resorptive or Anti-angiogenic closes on the 1st October 2016. This draft guidance is an update to the 2011 SDCEP publication Oral Health Management of Patients Prescribed Bisphosphonates and includes new advice on the wider range of drugs implicated in medication-related…

Statement of Dental Remuneration – Amendment No. 133

An amendment to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR) has been published. This amendment No.133 comes into force on the 1st October 2016. A memo  has been circulated to dentists via the Health Boards. It also highlights that the maximum patient charge for a single course of NHS dental treatment will remain at £384. Download…

The Scottish Government

Consultation on the future of oral health

Today the Scottish Government launches its consultation document on the future of oral health. Over the past decade the landscape of NHS dentistry and oral health in Scotland has changed significantly for the better and the Government recognises the importance of building on this success. The consultation document focuses on important area that need to…

Combined Practice Inspection (CPI) – 2017 revision

Following consultation all revisions to the CPI Checklist have been agreed by the Practice Inspection Working Group and approved by the Chief Dental Officer’s Quality Improvement Strategy (QIS) Group. The revised checklist  will used for all inspections taking place after the 1st January 2017. The current CPI checklist v2  and the revised 2017 version  v3…