The Scottish Government

Strategic vision for E-Dentistry

This letter outlines the Scottish Government’s  ‘Vision for  e- Dentistry’. 

Phase 1  will include a range oc complimentary ‘buisness efficiency measures’  timed to coincide with the EDI replacement project:

  • All NHS communication to and from the practice by NHS email;
  • Clarity over end date for paper GP17 forms;
  • Agreed standards for sending digital images;
  • Changes to the GDS Regulations to allow for e-signatures.

Phase 2 will include a range of other initiatives across the headings of ‘clinical support’, ‘improvement support’, ‘patient empowerment’, ‘information sharing’, ‘mobile working’, and ‘data to support planning’.

Download a copy of the letter

Download a copy of the Strategic Vision for e-Dentistry

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