Chief Dental Officer

Defibrillators in Independent Dental Practices

The interim Chief Dental Officer has just written out to Dentists and their staff regarding their continuing support for the Automatic External Defibrillator (AED) First Responder Scheme. The letter thanks dentists and their support of the scheme and highlights a new memorandum (PCA(D) (2019) 1 which advises of  revised arrangements for the first responder element.…

Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care

The Chief Dental Officers of  England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales have  issued a letter about the findings of the Standards for Conscious Sedation in the Provision of Dental Care Report following a meeting with representatives from the Intercollegiate Advisory Committee for Sedation in Dentistry (IACSD). The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) have been…