Scottish Joint Negotiating Forum
The Scottish Joint Negotiating Forum (SJNF) is a tri-partite group Chaired by the Chief Dental Officer and
comprises representatives from the BDA and its Scottish Public Dental Service Committee (SPDSC), the Scottish Government Directorate for Population Health
and NHS Employers.
The Chair, Vice-Chair and one of two Clinical Directors nominated by the the Directors of Clinical Dental Services represent SPDSC the forum along with the BDA Scotland National Director, BDA Scotland Policy Adviser and the BDA Scotland Employment Relations Officer.
The Forum usually meets three times a year and
its purpose is to discuss, consult and negotiate on all matters
affecting primary care salaried dental services in Scotland. This
includes terms and conditions, remuneration and other aspects of the
delivery of salaried dental services.