Annual General Meeting 2019

The Branch’s AGM will be held at 6.30pm on 27 February at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. BDA WEST OF SCOTLAND BRANCH 2019 AGM Agenda 1.Introduction of New Members 2.Minutes of the last AGM 3.Matters arising 4.Report of Council, presented by the Chairman 5. Treasurer’s Report & Appointment of Auditors 6.Report by […]

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Scottish Council report 13 December 2018

Dear Branch Members Please see attached a copy of the BDA Scottish Council December 2018 meeting report. Scottish Council met on Thursday 13 December 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton, Dunblane Hydro. A minute’s silence was held out of respect and remembrance for BDA member Dr Samuel Acheampong, BDA West of Scotland Branch. 1. Chief Dental Officer Retirement […]

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PSD Backdated Payment Issue and Resolution

An update from Nicola Kaya, Policy Adviser / Secretary to SDPC and Secretary to Conference of Scottish LDCs There are two items under the SDR that PSD must action: Fees to be paid following the pay increase Actioned Nov paid Dec schedules should account for the pay arrears from Apr-Oct 2018 Not completed PSD made […]

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Primary Care Dentistry in Scotland

The NHS Scotland Primary Care Dentistry in Scotland Annual Report 2017/18 has been published. This report is the most recent of the revised format of the annual report providing an increased and more clearly structured set of information on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland, and howwell these services are operating. It includes all […]

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The latest on dental amalgam

Please see the link below which directs you to the SDCEP Guidance on Restricting the Use of Dental Amalgam in Specific Patient Groups ahead of the new arrangements relating to the phase down of dental amalgam on 1 July 2018. Published guidance on amalgam Please also see the links to the PCA and memorandum which were […]

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Report from Scottish Conference of LDCs

The Scottish Conference of LDCs was held on 20 April 2018. Featuring a varied programme and contributions by Health Minister Shona Robison, Senior Dental Advisor Alan Whittet and Economist Steve Tidman the event focused on ‘The Past, Present and Future’. Download the report on the Scottish Conference of LDCs 2018

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SDPC report from May 2018

SCOTTISH DENTAL PRACTICE COMMITTEE 23 MAY 2018 REPORT 1. Scottish Government’s Oral Health Improvement Plan (OHIP) The committee was concerned about the lack of early BDA involvement in implementing the plan and that a Scottish Government Steering Group had been set up without any BDA / SDPC representation. SDPC Executive Sub-committee would raise these issues […]

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OHIP updates from the Scottish LDC Conference

The Scottish Conference of Local Dental Committees held their 19th annual Conference on Friday 20 April 2018 at the Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling.  Conference had invited Shona Robison, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport to speak to delegates on the political matters relevant to GDPs in Scotland and in particular about the Scottish Government’s […]

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SDPC report 21 February 2018

Scottish Dental Practice Committee 21 February 2018 REPORT Phil Grigor, newly appointed National Director BDA Scotland welcomed everyone to the first SDPC meeting of the new triennium, held on Wednesday 21 February 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dunblane 1. Elections 1.1 Chair David McColl was elected unopposed as the Chair of SDPC. 1.2 […]

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