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16th April Covid-19 Update

Testing Update; Clinical Waste; NHS Louisa Jordan Please find below a summary of today’s Covid-19 news relevant to GDPs in Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Today’s…

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15th April Covid-19 Update

Ibuprofen and Covid-19; Write to your MP Please find below a summary of today’s Covid-19 news relevant to GDPs in Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Today’s…

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14th April Covid-19 Update

HPS Guidance Urgent Dental Care; CDO Volunteer Request; BDA Guidance Please find below a summary of today’s Covid-19 news relevant to GDPs in Greater Glasgow…

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9th April Covid-19 Update

CDO Letter Mixing Financial Support; Easter Monday Pharmacies; GDC Update Please find below a summary of today’s Covid-19 news relevant to GDPs in Greater Glasgow and…

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8th April Covid-19 Update

Easter Pharmacy; PPE in PDS Hubs; BDA Financial Support Summary Please find below a summary of today’s Covid-19 news relevant to GDPs in Greater Glasgow…

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7th April Covid-19 Update

NHS 24 Easter Cover Cancelled; Indemnity Arrangements for Redeployment Included below is the most recent GG&C Chief of Dentistry Update. The most relevant information is summarised below: DENTAL…

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5th April Covid 19 Update

5th April Covid-19 Update (Remote Prescribing Guidance and GG&C Pharmacy List; Updated GG&C Triage Guidance) Most of you will have received the GG&C Chief of…

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March 23rd COVID-19 Update (CDO and Local Updates; Increased restrictions ; Furloughing staff)

Please find attached the most recent official covid-19 guidance relevant to GDPs in GG&C . Much of the information is not new however there are…

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GG&C Local Guidance COVID-19

GG&C Oral Health Directorate circulated the attached documents to all GG&C generic mailboxes this afternoon (19th March 2020) The first document below is a catch-all…

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Clarifications from the CDO: Sustainability and Aerosols

There has been a new update from the CDO this evening (18th March 2020) that aims to give the clarifications around the sustainability uplift and…

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COVID-19 Update: GDS Financial Support Package

All Scottish NHS GDS providing dentists, please see the attachments below which include a covering letter and urgent memoranda from the Chief Dental Officer released…

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Urgent Communications around COVID19

COVID19 and Quality Improvement 1. CHECK YOUR EMAIL REGULARLY IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU REGULARLY CHECK YOUR PRACTICE NHS GENERIC EMAIL ADDRESS AS ALL **OFFICIAL**…

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Oral Health Assessment and the OHIP… Respond Now!

SDCEP are reviewing their guidance on ‘Oral Health Assessment’ (the all-singing-all-dancing super-checkup some of you may remember from a pilot run a few years ago)…

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Temporary Clinical Waste Service Update

A contingency arrangement has been implemented by NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde for this service. Rentokil Initial UK has been appointed as the interim provider…

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PSD Arrears Update

From Nicola Kaya, BDA: Martin Morrison has informed me this morning that in November there are two items under the SDR that PSD must action:…

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Undergraduate Patient Recruitment

The University of Glasgow Dental School is currently recruiting patients for free NHS dental treatment by BDS students. Motivated patients in need of routine dentistry,…

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Clinical Waste Update

CLINICAL WAST UPLIFT SERVICE UPDATE FOR INDEPENDENT SITES   A contingency arrangement has been implemented for the above Service and Rentokil Initial UK have been…

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Are you paying too much tax?

Many of you will be aware that in Scotland we pay higher rates of tax than the rest of the UK, but there is a…

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Oral Health Improvement Plan: Update

The Scottish Government Oral Health Improvement Plan (OHIP) was launched on 24th January 2018, following a period of consultation from September 2016. The main themes…

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GP Sub and LDC Elections 2018

GP Sub Committee (and Local Dental Committee) Elections 2018 All dentists with a Greater Glasgow and Clyde list number should now have received nomination papers…

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