Health Protection Scotland are maintaining a webpage, Coronavirus (COVID-19), about the novel coronavirus outbreak and advice for healthcare providers. This includes specific Guidance for Dental Teams. If understanding of COVID-19 changes then the guidance will be updated. Therefore you are advised to check these webpages regularly to ensure that you are accessing the latest information and advice.
Revised financial support measures being put in place for independent contractors providing NHS General Dental Services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Managements of dental emergencies during COVID-19 pandemic. SDCEP guide
This is HIS’s last communication on the Safety Climate Survey (SCS).
New working arrangements from 23rd March for dentistry in Scotland due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
The Chief Dental Office has issued a letter and guidance detailing contingency measures that have been put in place to preserve the integrity of GDS as a result of substantial disruption to service provision due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Scotland. Letter from the Chief Dental Officer – 17th March 2020 COVID-19…
Amendment 143 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration is out now.
You must REGISTER NOW to make sure your team have enough time to complete the Safety Climate Survey before it closes on Tuesday 31 March 2020.
Are you a dentist, dental nurse, dental hygienist/therapist? Do you apply fluoride varnish or place preventive fissure sealants on children’s teeth? If so, we need your help! Researchers at NHS Education for Scotland and the Universities of Dundee, Aberdeen and Glasgow are redesigning the national clinical audits for fluoride varnish and preventive fissure sealants and…
The first GDP Leadership Fellowship Programme has just been announced. This opportunity is designed to strengthen future dentistry leadership by developing the skills of individuals at a national strategic level with support from NHS Scotland’s Dental leaders. Each post is an excellent opportunity for general dental practitioners, with of over 4 years’ experience of GDS…
An updated version of the combine practice inspection checklist is available from today. The revised checklist will come into force for practice inspections that take place on or after the 1st May 2020. For practices undergoing inspection up to and including the 30th April 2020 the existing froms should be used. A summary of the…
What to do after you run your report: share it, talk about it and act on it.
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
The latest findings of the Detailed Inspection programme of P7 children in school year 2018/19 have now been released by the Information Services Division (ISD). The National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) is carried out annually under the auspices of the Scottish Dental Epidemiology Co-ordinating Committee on behalf of NHS Boards. Main points Children’s dental health is continuing…
The latest amendment to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR) has now been released Memorandum PCA(D)(2019)12. The changes come into force on the 1st November 2019.The The full SDR No. 142 to the SDR can be downloaded from our SDR page