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

January 2022

IDEM Singapore 2022 postponed to October

27 January 2022

Koelnmesse, the organisers of IDEM Singapore, and the Singapore Dental Association have announced that the 2022 edition of the exhibition has been postponed. 

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New funding for NHS dentistry in England

25 January 2022

NHS England and NHS Improvement will be making available an additional £50m of non-recurrent funding for NHS dental care provision for the remainder of 2021/22, it has been announced.

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Plastic Packaging Tax: BDIA Guidance Summary and FAQ now available

21 January 2022

From 1 April 2022 a new tax on plastic packaging will take effect. The Plastic Packaging Tax (PPT) is a new tax that applies to plastic packaging produced in, or imported into, the UK that does not...

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Risk assessments for patients with respiratory symptoms in Scotland

18 January 2022

Under the recently published revised Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for Scotland, the previous Red, Amber or Green pathways have been replaced by a classification assigning patients to either...

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Government confirms extension of free PPE provision to the health and care sector until 31 March 2023

13 January 2022

Following its recent consultation, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has announced that the provision of free PPE to the health and care sector will be extended to 31 March 2023 or...

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Creation of new Patient Safety Commissioner role for England

12 January 2022

Creation of new Patient Safety Commissioner role for England The Government has recently advertised the role of the first Patient Safety Commissioner (PSC) for England. The core role of the...

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New customs rules for Great Britain imports and exports

05 January 2022

New customs rules for imports to and exports from Great Britain and now in effect, following changes that entered into force on 1 January 2022.

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