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Scotland’s Oral Health Plan -Analysis of responses

The Scottish Government

The Scottish Government’s consultation of the future or oral health ran fr0m September 15th to December 8th 2016.  564 dental professionals attended a series of roadshows events across Scotland and focus groups were run involving 113 members of the public. Two documents were published summarising the 427 responses received. Downloads Analysis of  responses to Scotland’s…

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Pay and conditions of service: remuneration of hospital medical and dental staff, doctors and dentists in public health medicine

The Scottish Government

This is an addendum to the circular “Pay and conditions of service: remuneration of hospital medical and  dental staff, doctors and dentists in public health medicine and the community health service; hospital medical and dental staff;; doctors and dentists in public health medicine and the community health service; public dental service staff;; dental training grades;…

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PCA(D)(2017)1

The Scottish Government

This letter advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the publication of an amendment to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR), Amendment No 134, which takes effect from 1 April 2017. The Memorandum to this letter also advises dentists and dental bodies corporate of the implementation dates for IT-related developments. Download a copy of the…

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Revised GP17(O) form

The Scottish Government

This letter advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the introduction of a further revised GP17(O) from 1 January 2017. The memorandum advises of changes to the GP17(O) in relation to Universal Credit Download a copy of the letter and memorandum

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Scotland’s oral health plan and defibrillators in independent GDS dental practices

The Scottish Government

This communication from the Scottish Government Population Health Directorate covers two areas: Scotland’s oral health plan: a Scottish Government consultation exercise on the future of oral health Defibrillators to independent dental practices providing NHS General Dental Services (GDS)

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Strategic vision for E-Dentistry

The Scottish Government

This paper sets out the Scottish Government’s strategic vision for eDentistry in the context of the wider eHealth strategy. The paper considers the work programmes currently in train, to fit them into a proper planning cycle, with prioritisation and a strategic focus on benefits to be accrued.It pulls these separate programmes together into an overarching,…

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Statement of Dental Remuneration – Amendment No 130 Letter

The Scottish Government

This letter advises of an amendment to the  ‘Deemed NHS Committed’  Status for New Practices Claiming Additional General Dental Practice Allowance (GDPA) and Reimbursement of Practice Rental Costs. With effect from 1 November 2015 new practices will no longer be automatically deemed NHS committed for the purpose of entitlement to additional GDPA payment of 6%…

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Scottish Dental Access Initiative – Nov 2015

The Scottish Government

This letter advises Health Boards of the latest revisions of the Scottish Dental Access Initiative (SDAI) capital scheme. The revisions come into effect from the 1st November 2015. The outlines those Health Board areas  where offers of financial assistance to establish new or expand or purchase existing NHS dental practices will be available only Download…

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