utlines the arrangements for the quality improvement (QI) activities undertaken by dentists for the forthcoming 3-year cycle 2019/22.
Scottish ministers have amended the regulations on dental remuneration, effective from 1st July 2019
This paper has been prepared by the Consultants in Dental Public Health and Chief Administrative Dental Officers Group in Scotland as part of the Public Health Reform Programme.
A new amendment to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR) has now been released Memorandum PCA(D)(2019)2. The changes come into force on the 1st February 2019.
This Memorandum (PCA (D) (2019) 1 advises of revised arrangements for the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) First Responder Scheme Download a copy of (PCA (D) (2019) 1
Public information leaflet providing information on NHS dental charges, Optical voucher values and help with health costs including travel.
Letter from the Chief Dental Officer updating the Statement of Dental Remuneration.
Letter from the Chief Dental Officer about electronic submission of orthodontic payment claim forms.
Circular from the Health Workforce and Strategic Change Directorate about pay grades for certain dental staff.
This circular authorises changes in the pay and national terms and conditions of service of all NHS employed staff detailed in the heading above. The Scottish Government has agreed the following uplifts to basic pay for the above mentioned staff groups in order to balance the Recommendations from the Doctors’ and Dentists’ Review Body (DDRB),…
Letter from the Chief Dental Officer about practice premises revaluation.
A letter from the Chief Dental Officer about the phasing down of dental amalgam and Amendment 138 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration.
The latest changes to the Statement for Dental Remuneration (SDR) are detailed in amendment No. 138. Download a copy of the SDR
Letter from the Chief Dental Officer about the introduction of a NHS Occupational Health and Guidance service for General Dental Practitioners.
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…
This letter advises NHS Boards of a further revision of the Scottish Dental Access Initiative (SDAI) capital scheme which will take effect from 1 February 2018.
Scotland’s Oral Health Improvement Plan focuses on risk assessment, health inequalities and personalised care.
The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) guidance on conscious sedation in dentistry was first published in 2006 . The aim of the guidance is to promote good clinical practice through recommendations for the provision of conscious sedation for dental care that is both safe and effective. An update of the guidance was published in…
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…
This update to SDCEP’s Drug Prescribing For Dentistry’ 3rd Edition, includes information on amendments to the latest edition of the British National Formulary (BNF 73) which was published in March 2017, including changes to the recommended adult dose of metronidazole. The circumstances in which it is appropriate to prescribe metronidazole are described within the ‘Drug…