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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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2nd September GG&C LDC Update

Local Lockdown; FFP3 Masks; VT; Flu Vaccinations LOCAL LOCKDOWN On Tuesday 1st September the First Minister announced a ‘local lockdown‘ in Glasgow City, West Dunbartonshire and…

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10th August GG&C LDC Update

Fallow Time; SDR 147; PPE for AGPs; Contact Tracing PHASE 3b A PCA Memorandum was sent out on Friday 7th August setting out how we will…

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