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

September 2021

DHSC Consultation on whether to extend the provision of free personal protective equipment (PPE) to the health and care sector after 31 March 2022

30 September 2021

As recently reported, the DHSC is now seeking views on whether it should extend the provision of free personal protective equipment (PPE) to the health and care sector after 31 March 2022.

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NHS England announces increased dental activity targets

30 September 2021

NHS England has announced an increase to the level of activity that will be required in order for NHS dental contract service holders in England to receive 100% of their contract value.

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DHSC public consultation on post-March 2022 PPE provision to health care providers

23 September 2021

We understand that the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care has agreed that the Department of Health and Social Care undertake a public consultation on the provision of PPE to health care...

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Updated edition of Delivering Better Oral Health published

21 September 2021

Public Health England has published the latest edition of the Delivering Better Oral Health (DBOH) toolkit. DBOH is an evidence based toolkit intended to support dental teams in improving their...

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BDIA Dental Showcase 2022 - Register Today

16 September 2021

After two years filled with unique challenges, BDIA Dental Showcase returns to reunite the dental community and offer BDIA members the opportunity to exhibit their products and services at one of...

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Scottish Government funding for dental equipment

09 September 2021

The Scottish Government has published details of funding that will be provided to general dental practices for the purchase of electric speed adjusting handpieces.

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Data protection and ICO registration requirements

03 September 2021

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) is the UK regulator for data protection and information rights. In September 2021, they will be writing to the care sector to remind companies that they...

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HGV driver disruption and shortage

03 September 2021

In response to ongoing disruption caused by a shortage of HGV drivers, the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) is seeking input from industry regarding any impacts on supply chains or patients.

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