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Scottish Council ​Meeting Dates 2018

22 March 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dunblane

16 August 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dunblane 

13 December 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Dunblane 


Scottish Council

Applies to:Scotland
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To consider all matters relating to dentistry, excepting those issues covered by the granting of delegated powers to the Scottish Dental Practice Committee and the Scottish Salaried Dentists Committee, and to deal with all such matters in conformity with the decisions of the Principal Executive Committee.

 To provide a channel of communication between the representative committees, namely the Scottish Dental Practice Committee, the Scottish Salaried Dentists Committee and the Scottish Committee for Hospital Dental Services and the Central Committee for Dental Academic Staff.

To advise NHS Boards and the Scottish Government and other interested parties on matters relating to the provision of effective dental services in Scotland.

The committee Secretary for the 2015 - 2017 triennium is Elaine Bruce.

Committee members 2018-2020

East Branch Representatives

Nick Baker, Edinburgh

North Branch Representatives

Robert Donald, Nairn, Chair of Scottish Council
Carly Fraser, Aberdeen

West Branch Representatives

David Cross, Glasgow, Vice-Chair of Scottish Council
Robin MacDougall, Glasgow

SDPC Representatives

David McColl, Glasgow, Chair
Gerard Boyle, Glasgow, Vice-Chair
John Glen, Cowdenbeath

Scottish Hospital Dentists Reference Group

Manar Elkhazindar, Inverness
Laura Cross, Glasgow

SPDSC Representatives

Graham Smith, Isle of Syke, Chair
Kate Wiseman, Glasgow. Vice-Chair

Central Committee for Dental Academic Staff

Vacant seat

Representative of Scottish Staff, Associate Specialist and Specialty Doctors

John Hoayun

Young Dentist Committee Representative

Hamzah Ahmed

One member of the Principal Executive Committee elected by members in Scotland

Derek Harper, Kirkcaldy

Principal Executive Committee Members

Mick Armstong, Chair of the PEC
Eddie Crouch, Deputy Chair of the PEC