The latest industry developments and insight from the world of dentistry.

February 2022

Scotland Infection Prevention & Control update

23 February 2022

Following changes to infection prevention and control guidance published in December by Anti-microbial Resistance and Healthcare Association Infection (ARHAI) in the National Infection Prevention...

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COVID restrictions lifted in England

23 February 2022

The Government has recently announced the end to almost all remaining pandemic restrictions in England and more details of this can be accessed via the links below.

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£50m funding for urgent care dentistry: NHS England Q&A

11 February 2022

Following last month's announcement of an additional £50m of non-recurrent funding for NHS dental care provision, NHS England has provided further information about how this funding will be...

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Consultation on GDC international registration legislation

08 February 2022

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) is running a consultation seeking views on proposed changes to the General Dental Council's international registration legislation.

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MHRA device registration changes from 26th February 2022

07 February 2022

The MHRA has advised that changes to the device registration process, including new product upload templates, will apply from 26th February 2022.

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NHS Sustainable Procurement Team supplier

04 February 2022

The application of Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 06/21: Taking account of Carbon Reduction Plans in the procurement of major government contracts has been mandatory for all new Central Government...

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Update on vaccination as a condition of deployment

01 February 2022

The previously announced policy requiring COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of deployment (VCOD) for NHS staff in England could be reversed, following a statement by the Health Secretary earlier...

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