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Revised GP17(O) form

The Scottish Government

This letter advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the introduction of a further revised GP17(O) from 1 January 2017. The memorandum advises of changes to the GP17(O) in relation to Universal Credit Download a copy of the letter and memorandum

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Primary Care Dentistry in Scotland 2014-15

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This  report the first in a new format providing an increased and more clearly structured set of information on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland, and how well these services are operating. It includes all the information previously provided in annual reports published by the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB), but…

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Scotland’s oral health plan and defibrillators in independent GDS dental practices

The Scottish Government

This communication from the Scottish Government Population Health Directorate covers two areas: Scotland’s oral health plan: a Scottish Government consultation exercise on the future of oral health Defibrillators to independent dental practices providing NHS General Dental Services (GDS)

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The Dental Workforce in Scotland 2016

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This report is the latest in a series of biennial dental workforce reports that aim to inform workforce planning for dental services in Scotland.

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Oral Health Promotion-general dental practice NICE guidelines [NG30]

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This guideline covers how general dental practice teams can convey advice about oral hygiene and the use of fluoride. It also covers diet, smoking, smokeless tobacco and alcohol intake. The recommendations cover: oral health advice given by dentists and dental care professionals how dentists and dental care professionals can adopt a patient-centred approach Go to…

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Strategic vision for E-Dentistry

The Scottish Government

This paper sets out the Scottish Government’s strategic vision for eDentistry in the context of the wider eHealth strategy. The paper considers the work programmes currently in train, to fit them into a proper planning cycle, with prioritisation and a strategic focus on benefits to be accrued.It pulls these separate programmes together into an overarching,…

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Statement of Dental Remuneration – Amendment No 130 Letter

The Scottish Government

This letter advises of an amendment to the  ‘Deemed NHS Committed’  Status for New Practices Claiming Additional General Dental Practice Allowance (GDPA) and Reimbursement of Practice Rental Costs. With effect from 1 November 2015 new practices will no longer be automatically deemed NHS committed for the purpose of entitlement to additional GDPA payment of 6%…

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Scottish Dental Access Initiative – Nov 2015

The Scottish Government

This letter advises Health Boards of the latest revisions of the Scottish Dental Access Initiative (SDAI) capital scheme. The revisions come into effect from the 1st November 2015. The outlines those Health Board areas  where offers of financial assistance to establish new or expand or purchase existing NHS dental practices will be available only Download…

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Management of Dental Patients Taking Anticoagulants or Antiplatelet Drugs

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The guidance aims to provide clear and practical advice to enable the dental team to manage and treat this patient group. Information and advice covers the assessment of bleeding risk, decision making for treatment planning, newer anticoagulants and anti-platelet drugs as well as the more established medications.

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