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GG&C LDC Political Update

We as the Local Dental Committee (LDC) link closely with the Scottish Dental Practice Committee (SDPC). Some of our LDC committee members are also elected…

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11th October 2021 GG&C LDC Update

COP 26 Glasgow SEC will be hosting the UN Climate Change Conference 2021 (Conference of Parties 26) between 31st October and 12th November. Delegations from over 200 countries will…

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24th August LDC Update

Free Dentistry 18-25 year olds; Red Band Handpieces https://mailchi.mp/7135d53c3397/24th-august-2021-ldc-update

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10th August LDC Update

Beyond Level 0; Ventilation Funding; Referring via SCI gateway https://us11.campaign-archive.com/?u=50f203081c71103d54bcd433e&id=bdaee94679

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24th June 2021 GG&C LDC Update

Mop-up Vaccine Clinics; SDCEP Antibiotic Guidance; Free NHS dentistry for young adults; Ventilation funding; Mat/Sick Pay Changes VACCINATIONS FOR DENTAL TEAM MEMBERS All dental practice…

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7th June 2021 GG&C LDC Update

Free NHS Dentistry; PPE increase and extension; Conference Webinar; LFDT Reporting MINISTERS AND MANIFESTO PLEDGES Nicola Sturgeon pledged, going into the Scottish Parliamentary election, that ‘‘… over…

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7th May 2021 GG&C LDC Update

CoD Update; Activity Measurement; PECOS Deadline CHIEF OF DENTISTRY COMMUNICATIONS Yesterday we received the anniversary edition of the covid-19 Chief of Dentistry update. The update includes a…

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7th April 2021 GG&C LDC Update

£500 NHS Bonus; PECOS Ordering; Whistleblowing  £500 NHS WORKER BONUS NOW PAID The bonus monies were paid into nominated practice accounts on 31st March 2021 Practices should now make…

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22nd March 2021 GG&C LDC Update

FFP3 Expiry; Election Results, LDC Conference, Emergency Drugs Kits, AstraZeneca Assurances  URGENT ACTION REQUIRED: 3M 1863 MASKS WILL EXPIRE 31ST MARCH The  3M 1863 masks were…

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5th March 2021 GG&C LDC Update

Lateral Flow Device Tests; Mop-up Clinics; FFP3 Mask Fits; Setting up ECS; Private Dental Plans LATERAL FLOW DEVICE TESTING NSS have now distributed lateral flow device…

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22nd February 2021 GG&C LDC Update

Additional Funding; Clinical Waste; Emergency Care Summaries; Vaccinator Programme; LDC Elections COVID FUNDING FOR PRACTICES IN GG&C An underspend was identified in last year’s GDS…

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8th February 2021 GG&C LDC Update

£500 Bonus Payments; Vaccinator Programme; LDC Elections SCOTTISH GOVERNMENT £500 BONUS A PCA was released today detailing the process by which independent contractors (and their employees) should…

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21st January 2021 GG&C LDC Update

LDC Elections; Covid Vaccine 2nd Doses; Quality Improvement LDC (GP Sub) ELECTIONS The annual LDC election process has officially commenced Officially, the election is for seats on the ‘GP Sub…

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6th January 2021 GG&C LDC Update

Level 4 Restrictions; Key Worker Status; Covid Vaccinations; LDC Elections INCREASED LEVEL 4 RESTRICTIONS On 5th January the First Minister increased the level 4 restrictions in an…

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14th December LDC Update

Covid Vaccine; Flu Vaccines; Testing Priority; PPE; NHS24; £500 Bonus PRIORITY COVID-19 TESTING FOR DENTAL TEAMS Any GG&C dental team members who develop covid-19 symptoms can now book…

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2nd November GG&C LDC Update

Phase 4; SDR 148; New National SOP PHASE 4 ANNOUNCEMENTS A PCA was sent out on 26th October which sets out the arrangements for the advancement to Phase 4 of…

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13th October GG&C LDC Update

Phase 3c; Referral Criteria; Contact Tracing PHASE 3C By now most of you will have had time to digest the implications of the 12th October CDO…

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5th October GG&C LDC Update

FGDP Guidance; Booking AGPs at UDCCs; Flu Vaccines FGDP GUIDCANCE By now most of you will be aware that SDCEP unveiled ‘Mitigation of Aerosol Generating Procedures –…

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NEEDED: Volunteers to assist in the delivery of the GG&C Flu Vaccination Programme

FAO General Dental Practitioners in GG&C. Further to the CDO’s letter some weeks ago, Greater Glasgow and Clyde regional HSCPs have now set out their…

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16th September GG&C LDC Update

September Weekend; Referring into UDCCs; Finishing RCTs; Vaccination Programme SEPTEMBER WEEKEND COVER Today’s Chief of Dentistry Update confirms that NHS 24 will be covering Monday 28th September…

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