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Safety Climate Survey Webinar

Download this flyer as a PDF Do you have questions about completing the Safety Climate Survey (SCS) in your practice? Would you like to hear more about planning your team meeting and completing your action plans? If so, join us for our WebEx on 15 January 2020 12:30-13:30 to hear from our national team. How…

The Scottish Government

Update to Pay and Conditions of Service, 2019-20

Changes in salary scales and allowances in 2019-20 for hospital dentists, public health dentists, dental service staff, training grades, advisors, assistant directors and directors of dental practice education.

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No health without oral health – Report

How oral health contributes to Public Health Priorities in Scotland This report has been produced by the Consultants in Dental Public Health (CsDPH) and Chief Administrative Dental Officers (CADO) Group in Scotland as part of the Public Health Reform Programme. This paper outlines the successes in oral health and outlines the challenges to be faced…

Scottish Health Awards 2019

Dentist Award Why not nominate your dentist for the 2019 Scottish Health Awards Dentist Award? Anyone can nominate and nominations from the public are welcome. This award is for an individual dentist providing excellent NHS dental care for people in Scotland. This award aims to recognise the high quality and dedicated NHS dental care that an individual…

The Scottish Government

Quality Improvement Activity for General Dental Practitioners 2019-22

A new memorandum [PCA(D)(2019)10] outlining the arrangements for the quality improvement (QI) activities undertaken by dentists for the forthcoming 3-year cycle 2019/22 is now available. Dentists are required to undertake quality improvement activities as a terms of service requirement, as described in paragraph 40 of Schedule 1 to the NHS (General Dental Services) Scotland Regulations…

The Scottish Government

Oral Health Community Challenge Awards announced

The Community Challenge Fund was one of the proposals in the Oral Health Improvement Plan. Details of the fund and a call for proposals was launched in February of this year. Details of the successful oral health improvement projects and funding have now been released by the Scottish Government. Details are available on the Scottish…

The Scottish Government

Dental Amalgam

The Scottish Govenment has provided a plan of the action it is undertaking to reduce the use of dental amalgam in Scotland. This is part of a U-wide response to an EU directive which places restrictions on the use of dental amalgam. For further information click here

Smile4life questionnaire

Smile4life is the national oral health improvement programme for people experiencing homelessness in Scotland. As part of an investigation into how Smile4life is being implemented we invite all practitioners that work in oral health and homelessness to complete a short questionnaire. It takes 10 minutes to complete and asks practitioners about their beliefs and attitudes…