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Waste Management

12th February 2024

Information on Waste management, including pre acceptance audits, has been published on the Scottish Dental website. The advice was published over different dates 23 January  30 January and 1 February.  Dental professionals are advised to refer to the Scottish Dental → read the full article

Legionella update

5th December 2023

The legionella topic has been updated and amended. The changes include: revised advice and examples of when to contact your Health Board amendments to Legionella Policy and Procedures (Dec 2023)  Including in the Action Plan to notify a Health Board → read the full article

Winter Preparedness

11th October 2023

Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) and NHS Education for Scotland (NES) has relaunched a set of key infection prevention and control messages to support health and care setting during the winter season. There is a short video  and → read the full article

Mental health and wellbeing

6th July 2023

The mental health and wellbeing page within the Health and Safety – General topic has recently been updated. The page the includes signposting links to general mental health resources, and dental specific resources e.g. FDI World Dental Federation digital toolkit.   → read the full article

Drug Prescribing for Dentistry

9th May 2023

The Drug Prescribing for Dentistry guidance is also available for users in the UK as a website (URL: www.sdcepdentalprescribing.nhs.scot). Launched in January 2023 and replaces the Dental Prescribing smartphone app. The Drug Prescribing for Dentistry website provides the same content as the app with → read the full article