Interested in Research in Primary Dental Care – Survey closing shortly

To help increase involvement in Primary Care Dental Research in Scotland SDPBRN are supporting the National Institute for Health (NIHR) Clinical Research Network (CRN) Oral and Dental Health Specialty Group. The NIHR CRN Oral and Dental Specialty Group is conducting a survey to: 1.     Identify Dentists and Dental Care Professionals interested in taking part…

The Scottish Government

Oral Health Improvement Plan – Feb 2019

An update for dentists and dental bodies corporate (DBCs) about progress with the  Oral Health Implementation Programme to February 2019 is now available in PCA(D)(2019)(3). Download a copy of PCA(D)(2019(3) Highlighted in the memorandum is a forthcoming blog  and the Chief Dental Officers twitter account   @CDO_Scotland.  An overview of the phasing of implementation is…

The Scottish Government

Scottish Cancer Referral Guidelines

The updated Scottish Referral Guidelines for Suspected Cancer are now available . Specific guidelines for Head and Neck Cancer can be found here.   A free app – Cancer Referral Guidelines – can be downloaded using the QR codes now found in the revised Guidelines. Macmillan Cancer Support and Cancer Research UK will be working with their Primary…

The Scottish Government

Oral Health Community Challenge Fund Launched

The Scottish Goverment has launched its  Oral Health Community Challenge Fund  announced in the Oral Health Improvement Plan. The fund is a £2.5 million grant scheme to help improve the oral health of people living in areas of multiple deprivation. Third sector organisations can apply for grants between £7,000 and £30,000 a year to set…

Dental Webinars

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is running a series of lunchtime dental webinars. Each webinar provides approximately 1 hour of CPD. This new series is free to members of the college. Non-members can purchase access. Forthcoming Webinars include: – Sports Related Dental Trauma Date: 7th March 2019 Time: 13:00 – 14:00…