Oral Health Plan

The Scottish Government

Oral Health Community Challenge Awards announced

The Community Challenge Fund was one of the proposals in the Oral Health Improvement Plan. Details of the fund and a call for proposals was launched in February of this year. Details of the successful oral health improvement projects and funding have now been released by the Scottish Government. Details are available on the Scottish…

The Scottish Government

Oral Health Improvement Plan – Feb 2019

An update for dentists and dental bodies corporate (DBCs) about progress with the  Oral Health Implementation Programme to February 2019 is now available in PCA(D)(2019)(3). Download a copy of PCA(D)(2019(3) Highlighted in the memorandum is a forthcoming blog  and the Chief Dental Officers twitter account   @CDO_Scotland.  An overview of the phasing of implementation is…

The Scottish Government

Oral Health Community Challenge Fund Launched

The Scottish Goverment has launched its  Oral Health Community Challenge Fund  announced in the Oral Health Improvement Plan. The fund is a £2.5 million grant scheme to help improve the oral health of people living in areas of multiple deprivation. Third sector organisations can apply for grants between £7,000 and £30,000 a year to set…

The Scottish Government

New- Scottish Oral Health Improvement Plan

The Scottish Government’s new Oral Health Improvement Plan  is launched today and sets out a new preventive system of care to assess patients based on risk, and address the link between deprivation and ill-health. It will see the introduction of personalised care plans which focus on lifestyle choices, for example diet, alcohol and smoking, and…

The Scottish Government

Oral health consultation closes on 8th December

The Scottish Governments consultation on the future of oral health closes a week from today on the  8th December.  The consultation document focuses on important area that need to be addressed and the consultation exercise will help to shape the oral health care and NHS dental services in Scotland for the next generation. A series of…

The Scottish Government

Consultation on the future of oral health

Today the Scottish Government launches its consultation document on the future of oral health. Over the past decade the landscape of NHS dentistry and oral health in Scotland has changed significantly for the better and the Government recognises the importance of building on this success. The consultation document focuses on important area that need to…