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COVID-19 Guidance – NHS General Dental Services (GDS)

The Chief Dental Office has issued a letter and guidance detailing contingency measures that have been put in place to preserve the integrity of GDS as a result of substantial disruption to service provision due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Scotland. Letter from the Chief Dental Officer – 17th March 2020 COVID-19…

Co-designing Quality Improvement in dentistry

Are you a dentist, dental nurse, dental hygienist/therapist? Do you apply fluoride varnish or place preventive fissure sealants on children’s teeth? If so, we need your help! Researchers at NHS Education for Scotland and the Universities of Dundee, Aberdeen and Glasgow are redesigning the national clinical audits for fluoride varnish and preventive fissure sealants and…

General Dental Practitioner Leadership Fellow

The first GDP Leadership Fellowship Programme has just been announced. This opportunity is designed to strengthen future dentistry leadership by developing the skills of individuals at a national strategic level with support from NHS Scotland’s Dental leaders. Each post is an excellent opportunity for general dental practitioners, with of over 4 years’ experience of GDS…

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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…

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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.