Subject to the authority of the Principal Executive Committee, which shall be renewable annually, to represent the interests and act on behalf of dentists working in the NHS Primary Care Public Dental Service (PDS) in Scotland. It will consider and address all matters arising under Scottish Government health legislation, including amendments, extensions or consolidations affecting dentists employed in the NHS Primary Care PDS in Scotland, excluding those employed on hospital medical and dental conditions of service.
Two representatives nominated by the Directors of Clinical Dental Services; six PDS dentists, of whom there will normally be a minimum of two basic grade salaried dentists and two senior or specialist PDS dentists. Should the Chair and Vice Chair from the committee not be a BDA member, the committee can elect a BDA member to represent the Scottish Public Dental Service Committee on Scottish Council from its voting members.
The Chair and Deputy-Chair of the Principal Executive Committee.
One representative nominated by the Consultants in Dental Public Health/Chief Administrative Dental Officers in Scotland.
One observer nominated by the Scottish Accredited Representatives Committee, which shall be reviewed annually.
One representative nominated by the Scottish Division of the Community Dental Services Group of the BDA.
Up to two co-opted members as and when required.
Should an SPDSC member not attend for two consecutive meetings, taking into account the individual circumstances of the member, it will be at the discretion of the committee whether the member will continue to be an SPDSC member.
Quorum: Five voting members
Updated: February 2018