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Correct procedure for disposal of gypsum

Since Gypsum waste cannot be disposed in clinical waste, Guidance on the correct procedure for disposal of gypsum is awaited. Companies providing contracts for uplift of gypsum models: Professional Hygiene Ltd t/a The Professional Group www.professionalhygiene.co.uk Paul Tippins, Managing director Tel: 01179381322 paul.tippins@professionalhygiene.co.uk

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Location Name Change Edinburgh Dental Institute to Oral Health Service

The Edinburgh Dental Institute will be changing it’s name in SCI Gateway to the Oral Health Service. All of the previous specialties will be available along with an additional Specialty named Adult Special Care Dental. These can be accessed through the following paths: Gateway Path: Oral Health Service – Adult Special Care Dental Gateway Path: […]

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Easter out of hours emergency dental cover

Information on the out of hours emergency dental cover which will be available to Lothian dental practices for the Easter holiday period in 2018. For West Lothian practices only – St John’s Hospital will run a normal clinic on Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April and an extra clinic on Easter Monday 2 April […]

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Increased Cost of Emergency Drug Kits

• Introduction During the Scottish Dental Practice Committee (SDPC) meeting held on 15 March 2017 it was noted and discussed that there had been a large increase in the cost of purchasing emergency drug kits as a result of new guidance issued by The British National Formulary (BNF). The new guidance now advises that the […]

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION RE: BOOKING INTERPRETERS

Due to IT Security and Data Protection Policies , interpreter bookings can no longer be accepted from external email addresses (i.e. non NHS emails). All bookings sent to Staffbank.its@nhslothian.scot.nhs.uk by email by Monday 6th November COB will be answered and actioned. Going forward, to book an interpreter please phone on 0131 536 2020 Option 5 […]

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SDCEP Consultation for prophylaxis against Infective Endocarditis

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme (SDCEP) is currently developing advice for dentists to facilitate the implementation of NICE Clinical Guideline 64 – Prophylaxis against infective endocarditis. A consultation on this topic will begin in early December 2017. A consultation draft and a feedback form will be available via the SDCEP website for a short […]

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