Safety Climate Survey FAQ4: What your report will look like.
Safety Climate Survey FAQ 3: What do do if you have staff working across practices or want to split your registration into smaller groups.
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 survey closes on 31 March 2020 so start now to make sure your team have enough time to complete the process.
The Safety Climate Survey (SCS) is a tool that enables practices to consider the safety culture in their practice.
The application process is now open for Trainers for Dental Vocational Training and Therapist Vocational Training in Scotland for 2020/21
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.
A new app, the Dental Companion, launched today by the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP), delivers easy mobile access to SDCEP’s evidence-based guidance.
Quality improvement elearning modules for all of the dental team.
The Safety Climate Survey for dental practices will open on Thursday 1 August 2019 and close on Tuesday 31st March 2020
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…
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…
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 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 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
Scottish ministers have amended the regulations on dental remuneration, effective from 1st July 2019
Letter from the Interim Chief Dental Officer, 4th June 2019. This updates the previous CDO letter on external advisers issued on 2 June 2015.
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…
This memorandum, PCA (D) (2019)8 , provides information about the forthcoming annual expenses exercise for GDPs in Scotland providing NHS General Dental Services. The exercise will run from 21st May to the 18th June 2019 and involves the completion of an online accounts template. Download a copy of Memorandum PCA (D) (2019)8
This letter PCA(D) (2019)7 provides details of a further revision of the Scottish Dental Access Initative (SDAI) which will take effect from the 1st May 2019. Download a copy of PCA(D) (2019)7