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6th April 2022 LDC update

LDC MANDATESOnly a third of the GDPs in GG&C actively support their LDC.Every single dentist has a vested interest in the activities of their elected representatives. The…

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22nd March 2022 LDC Update

Please download/print our new GGC Contact List and 1f Childsmile Code Guide URGENT: DENTAL SUSTAINABILITY FUNDING The LDC have been working closely and collaboratively with the…

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4th March 2022 LDC Update

INTERIM FUNDING ARRANGEMENTS On 2nd March 2022 the Scottish Government wrote to dental practitioners to inform us of the interim funding arrangements from April 1st As we understand it:…

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31st January 2022 LDC Update

1F EXAM AND SDR 154 From Tuesday 1 February 2022, SDR 154 will come in to effect as per the recent PCA from the Chief Dental Officer You…

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11th January 2022 LDC Update

NEW ISOLATION AND RETURN TO WORK GUIDANCE From 6th January 2022, Scottish Government altered the guidance for self-isolation as detailed in this policy document. GG&C HB have produced a summary…

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8th December 2021 LDC Update

 UPDATED IPC GUIDANCE The CDO wrote to dental practices on 7th December 2021 confirming that primary care dentistry will adopt the Scottish ARHAI guidance on Infection Prevention and Control.…

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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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