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The Guidance Development Group

Image of paper figures in a chainA Guidance Development Group, comprising dental practice advisers and general dental practitioners, was convened to develop and write the ‘Practice Support Manual’ (PSM) with the assistance of the Programme Development Team.

Individuals’ roles at the time of their most recent participation in the GDG are shown.


Guidance Development Group


Name Role
Alan Whittet (Chair) Dental Adviser, Practitioner Services, NHS National Services Scotland
Irene Black General Dental Practitioner, Glasgow; Dental Practice Advisor, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde; Dental Advisor (Decontamination), NHS Education for Scotland
Anna Lang General Dental Practitioner, Glasgow
Ken Scoular General Dental Practitioner, Fort William; Director of GDP Postgraduate Education – North Region, NHS Education for Scotland (Retired)
Kieran Watters General Dental Practitioner, Hamilton; Dental Practice Advisor, NHS Lanarkshire
Andy Yuill General Dental Practitioner; Dental Practice Advisor, NHS Fife & Tayside