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BDA Elections Open for Committees including SDPC

Dear LDC Secretaires, Nominations have now opened for the triennium elections to BDA committees https://www.bda.org/news-centre/latest-news-articles/Pages/Nominations-for-BDA-elections-are-now-open.aspx. Nominations will close at midday on Monday 25 October. If you have any queries, please contact elections@bda.org. If you could please pass this information onto your members. Kind regards, Kirsten

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Child Protection contact numbers

Local Contact Numbers Edinburgh City of Edinburgh Council
 Children & Families Social Care Direct: 0131 200 2327 or 2324
 Emergency Social Work Service: 0800 731 6969 
Website: www.edinburgh.gov.uk (Link: Social Care)

 Police
Force Communications Centre: 0131 311 3131
 Lothian and Borders Police website: www.lbp.police.uk Midlothian Midlothian Council 0131 270 7500
 Social Work
Children & Families: 0131 271 […]

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SCOTTISH DENTAL PRACTICE COMMITTEE 15 SEPTEMBER 2021 REPORT

The Scottish Dental Practice Committee (SDPC) held a meeting by videoconference on Wednesday 15 September 2021, to discuss the latest Covid-19 developments. This report provides a contemporary record of that meeting, but as this is a fast-moving situation, its content is likely to become rapidly out of date. The BDA provides live updates at https://www.bda.org/coronavirus […]

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Self-isolation exemption for healthcare workers

Self-isolation exemption for healthcare workers Discussions in Scotland have taken place following the UK Government’s announcement that vaccinated Health & Social Care staff could be exempted from self-isolation. Scottish Government has issued a letter to NHS Boards; ​these arrangements are decided on a case by case subject to risk assessment and the service being in […]

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Combined Practice inspections

Please find attached a letter from the Director of Dentistry regarding the restart of Dental Practice Inspections with effect from 1 September 2021. Practices will be given approx. 8 weeks notice in advance of their inspection. Those practices who are are due September, October and November have already received notification that they are the first […]

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DoD letter 23 July 2021

Dear colleague, I am very aware of the pressure that you are all coming under from patients anxious to receive routine care and increasingly expecting to be able to do so. I append a letter from me to any / all of your NHS patients trying to calm expectations at this stage of the pandemic […]

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PCA(D)(2021)3 – VENTILATION ALLOWANCE PAYMENT

Dear Dental Practitioners I refer to the recent Memorandum to NHS Circular PCA(D)(2021)3 Funding Support for Ventilation Equipment in General Dental Practice. In line with that document practices can now make a claim for any associated costs of ventilating their surgeries. The following is attached: Memorandum to NHS Circular PCA(D)(2021)3 guidance from The Scottish Government. […]

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