Meeting Dates 2017

15 March 2017 at the BDA Scotland office

6 May 2017 at the BDA Scotland office

 6 September 2017 at the BDA Scotland office

​Scottish Dental Practice Committee

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Wednesday 15 March 2017
Wednesday   3 May    2017 
Wednesday   6 September 2017

all meetings are held at the BDA Scotland office at 1.30pm


SDPC represents all non-salaried general dental practitioners in Scotland practising in the NHS and/or privately; negotiates with NHS Boards, Island Health Boards, Community Health Partnerships and the Scottish Government Directorates for Health and Social Care Integration and other appropriate bodies on matters relating to the delivery and remuneration of dental services provided by non-salaried general dental practitioners, including assistants, working in Scotland; to liaise with the General Dental Practice Committee and the Scottish Council.

Constituency Representatives

Grampian, Highland, Western Isles, Orkney and  Shetland

Robert Donald, Nairn (Chair)
Ardalan Eghtedar, Inverness

Tayside, Fife and Forth Valley

Jeffrey Ellis, Coupar Angus (Executive Sub-Committee)
Derek Harper Kirkcaldy

Lothian and Borders

Mark McCutcheon, Edinburgh
John Davidson, Edinburgh

Lanarkshire, Ayrshire & Arran, Dumfries & Galloway

 Donald Morrison, Kilmarnock
 Gordon Stewart, Cumbernauld

Greater Glasgow and Clyde

Gerard Boyle, Glasgow (Executive Sub-Committee)
David McColl, Glasgow (Vice Chair)
Kenneth McDonald, Glasgow 

BDA Branch Representatives

East: John Glen, Cowdenbeath (Executive Sub-Committee)
North: Vacant Seat 

Representatives of the Scottish Conference of Local Dental Committees

Jacqueline Frederick - Chair of LDC Conference
David McIntyre - Chair Elect of LDC Conference 
Patrick Balmer - Conference Representative to SDPC  

Young Dentists Committee Representative

Ardalan Eghtedar, Inverness

Principal Executive Committee Members

Mick Armstrong, Chair of the PEC
Eddie Crouch, Deputy Chair of the PEC
Derek Harper, Scottish Representative PEC Member (Executive Sub-Committee)

Observer Status - Scottish Orthodontic Specialist Group

Robert Irvine 

Observer Status - BMA Scottish General Practice Committee Representative

Dr Mary O'Brien