Primary care dentists in Scotland are reminded that the end of the second year of the current 3-year clinical audit cycle runs until the end of July 2019. Dentists are advised to read NHS Education for Scotland guidance before starting any Quality Improvement (QI) activity.
Date: 16 April 2019
BDA Scotland reminded members in late March that dental practices in Scotland need to publish their Duty of Candour annual report as soon after 1 April 2019 as possible.
BDA Northern Ireland has written to Andrew Dawson, Acting head of Workforce, at the Department of Health to demand urgent action to deal with the growing issue of meeting the challenges of an ageing population, and that the resourcing of both the community dental service (CDS) and the general dental service (GDS) are considered
Date: 03 April 2019
The BDA has welcomed leadership from Cornwall Council, as it voted today to take action over the growing access and recruitment problems facing NHS dental services across the county.
The vital role performed by the community dental service must never again be taken for granted, says the BDA.
Date: 08 April 2019
The BDA has welcomed official confirmation that the authorities in Northern Ireland will extend the (HPV) vaccination programme to school-aged boys.