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Statement of Dental Remuneration, Amendment 137 with erratum

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This letter advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the publication of an amendment to the Statement of Dental  Remuneration (SDR), effective from from 1 January 2018. It also advises of a survey of dental working patterns being undertaken on behalf of the BDA and Scottish Government. Action NHS Boards and Practitioner Services are asked…

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Dental Specialities -18 weeks referral to treatment

The 18 weeks Referral to Treatment (RTT) Standard is an integral element of the strategic objectives set by the Scottish Government, as outlined in Better Health, Better Care (2007). The Dental Specialties Task and Finish Group was formed to help mitigate any risks to the achievement of the 18 Weeks Referral to Treatment Standard (RTT)…

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Scottish Dental Practice Board

The Scottish Dental Practice Board was constituted on 1 April 1989, previously, called the Scottish Dental Estimates Board. The Board’s remit covers: – Payments to Dentists – Clinical Policy on Treatment and Appliances – Monitoring of GDS – Quality of GDS Provisions.   Visits Scottish Dental Practice Board website

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Scottish Public Health Observatory

The Scottish Public Health Observatory (ScotPHO) collaboration is co-led by ISD Scotland and NHS Health Scotland, and includes the Glasgow Centre for Population Health, National Records of Scotland and Health Protection Scotland.  The aim is to  provide a clear picture of the health of the Scottish population and the factors that affect it. Visit the…

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Health Scotland

NHS Health Scotland is a national Health Board working with public, private and third sectors to reduce health inequalities and improve health. Visit the Health Scotland website

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Dental Section – Information Services Division (ISD)

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The Information Services Division (ISD) is a division of National Services Scotland, part of NHS Scotland. ISD provides health information, health intelligence, statistical services and advice that support the NHS in progressing quality improvement in health and care and facilitates robust planning and decision making. The Dental section of  ISD provides a range of dental…

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Chief Scientist Office

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The Chief Scientist Office (CSO)  supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland and advises the Scottish Government on how research contributes to improvements in health and healthcare. The CSO website has information about supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland and advises the Scottish Government on how research contributes to improvements…

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Disposal of dental service waste

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This document  provides summary guidance of procedures and arrangements for disposal of dental service waste Dental services in NHS Boards, where applicable, can now use the healthcare (clinical) waste service provided by the NHS Board for the uplift and disposal of all the dental healthcare wastes arising. Download document Additional Information on waste management can…

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Tayside orthodontic managed clinical network

The Managed Clinical Network (MCN) for Orthodontics within Tayside is a linked groups of health professionals from primary and secondary care, working in a co-ordinated manner to ensure equitable provision of high quality clinically effective Orthodontic services throughout Tayside.  The MCN was established in 2005. The website has guidelines, reports, service information, patient information and…

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NHS Education Scotland (NES) – Dentistry

NHS Education Scotland (NES)  is  a special health board responsible for supporting NHS services in Scotland by developing and delivering education and training for those who work in NHSScotland. NES – Dentistry are responsible for the commissioning and delivery of a wide range of dental education and training in Scotland for all members of the…

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National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP)

The National Dental Inspection Programme was set up in 2002 following a review of existing schemes. Its aims  are:- to gather appropriate information in order to inform children (and parents) of their dental/oral health status. through appropriately anonymised, combined data, advise the Scottish Govenment, Health Boards and other organisations concerned with children’s health of the…

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