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Scotland’s Oral Health Plan – Analysis of responses published

This document provides an  analysis of responses from last years consultation document on the Future of Oral Health. As part of the consultation  564 dental professionals attended a series of roadshows events across Scotland. In all 427 responses were received. In addition a series of focus group with the public were conducted by the Scottish Health Council.…

The Scottish Government

Child Sexual Exploitation – A Guide for Health Practitioners

Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) is a persistent and growing issue across the UK. To impact on this requires a multiagency approach and health practitioners must have the correct information to support them to identify CSE and act appropriately.  To help support frontline staff the Scottish Government has recently published a Guide for Health Practitioners on Child…

The Scottish Government

Oral health consultation closes on 8th December

The Scottish Governments consultation on the future of oral health closes a week from today on the  8th December.  The consultation document focuses on important area that need to be addressed and the consultation exercise will help to shape the oral health care and NHS dental services in Scotland for the next generation. A series of…

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e-Dentistry: Support funding

Non-recurring funding to dental practices to support e-dental programme announced. Funding  of  £350 per practice will be available and may be used for a number of purposes. There are a small minority of practices that rely on paper-based claims to Practitioners Services. As part of a general move to electronic communication, these practices have the choice…