Statement of Dental Remuneration

The Scottish Government

Remobilisation of NHS Dental Services: Phase 4

Update 24th November: an updated version of the Standard Operating Procedures for Dental Teams was released. As previously indicated NHS dental services will be moving to phase 4 of the NHS Dental Remobilisation Plan from the 1st of November. From that date NHS dental contractors will be able to provide the full range of NHS…

Amendment No. 139 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration SDR

A new amendment to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)  has now been released Memorandum PCA(D)(2018)12.  The memorandum advises of  increases in the fee scale, prior approval levels, vocational trainee salary and GDP allowance cap. The revised fee scale come into force on the 1st November 2018. The maximum patient charge remains at £384. Amendment…

General Dental Services Amendment regulations and SDR amendment No. 136

This Memorandum  (PCA(D)(2017)6 advises dentists and dental bodies corporate of the introduction of the NHS (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2017. It also advises of the publication of an amendment, Amendment No 136, to the Statement of Dental Remuneration. Download a copy of the memo  here

Scottish Dental Practice Board Policies

The Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB) issues policies which provide guidance to PractitionerServices and dentists on interpretation of the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR). These policies have recently been reviewed and updated. They can be accessed at Please make sure you keep up to date with these policies and share them within your practice.