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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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Conscious sedation in dentistry

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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…

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Scotland’s Oral Health Plan -Analysis of responses

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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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Drug Prescribing in Dentistry – Update

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…

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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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Primary Care in Dentistry: Annual Report

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This release from the Information Services Division, published on behalf of the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB), provides an annual update on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland, how well these services are operating, and financial payments made to dentists. Compared to financial year 2014-2015: In 2015/16, the total cost…

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Recommendations on the use of fluoride toothpaste and fluoride supplements in Scotland 2017.

This document had been developed by the Scottish Consultants in Dental Public Health Group  (SCDPH) in consultation with the Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP).  The document provides a short summary of  existing guidance  in this area. and is subject to review in 2020. Download a copy of the document .

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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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Oral Health and Dental Services for Children – Needs Assessment Report

This report was undertaken to assess the current service provision and to clarify the workforce required to sustain the service. It was undertaken against the background of improving child oral health attributed to preventive initiatives such as Childsmile. It also takes into account concerns that the age profile of paediatric- experienced dentists in Scotland indicates…

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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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