Regulations

The latest official publications concerning the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR) and Dental Primary Care Administration (PCA).

Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)

Amendment 145

A new amendment to the SDR effective from 13 July 2020.

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Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)

Amendment 144

A new amendment to the SDR effective from 22 June 2020.

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Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)

Amendment 143

A new amendment to the SDR effective from 1 March 2020.

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Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)

Amendment 142

A new amendment to the SDR effective from 1 November 2019.

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Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)

Amendment 140

A new amendment to the SDR effective from 1 February 2019.

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Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR)

Amendment 139

A new amendment to the SDR came into effect on 1 November 2018.

Read Amendment 139 on the Scottish Dental website

Primary Care Administration (PCA) - 2020

Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates issue PCA(D)(2020)10

A post from Practitioner and Counter Fraud Services on 10 July 2020

Remobilisation of NHS dental services: Phase 3

The Scottish Government have issued PCA(D)(2020)10  advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of the arrangements for phase 3 of the remobilisation of NHS dental services.

A draft copy of Determination I of Amendment 145 of the SDR has also been issued.

Please share this information with your practice.

PCA(D)(2020) 9

The Scottish Government have issued PCA(D)(2020)9 providing further details on the requirements of NHS Boards for:

  • Phase 1: the expansion of urgent dental care centres; and,
  • Phase 2: the standing up of dental practices initially to see urgent patients for non-aerosol generating procedure (AGP) care.

PCA(D)(2020) 8

COVID-19 – NHS FINANCIAL SUPPORT MEASURES AND SOURCES OF OTHER FINANCIAL SUPPORT – FURTHER ADVICE

PCA(D)(2020)8 provides independent contractors (dentists and dental bodies corporate) with specific guidance for those practices in receipt of NHS financial support measures who may wish to apply for other financial support.

PCA(D)(2020) 7

Provides further information to dentists and dental bodies corporate on the revised financial support measures being put in place for those practices providing NHS General Dental Services (GDS).

Read PCA(D)(2020) 7 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2020) 6

Includes information on contingency measures to preserve the integrity of GDS as a result of substantial disruption to service provision due to the escalation of the COVID-19 outbreak in Scotland as well as guidance on business continuity and financial support measures to independent contractors providing GDS.

Read PCA(D)(2020) 6 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2020) 4

Includes information on the publication of an amendment to the Statement of Dental Remuneration (SDR), Amendment No 143, which takes effect from 1 March 2020.

Read PCA(D)(2020) 4 on the Scottish Government Heath and Social Care Directorate's website

PCA(D)(2020) 3

Includes information on the Dental Working Patterns Survey.

Read PCA(D)(2020) 3 on the Scottish Government Heath and Social Care Directorate's website

 

PCA(D)(2020) 2

Includes information on work that is progressing towards a New Model of Oral Health Care for Adult Patients.

Read PCA(D)(2020) 2 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2020) 1

Includes information on progress in the establishment of the single database of quality improvement information for NHS Boards and dentists and the discontinuation of hard copies of the BNF.

Read PCA(D)(2020) 1 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

Primary Care Administration (PCA) - 2019 

PCA(D)(2019) 12

Includes information on increases in the fee scale, vocation trainee salary and clarification regarding the electronic submission of orthodontic payment claims and prior approval requests from 1 January 2020.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 12 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019) 10

Includes information on quality improvement activities undertaken by dentists for the forthcoming 3-year cycle 2019/22.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 10 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019) 9

Advises NHS Boards and Practitioner Services of new arrangements being introduced for the provision of enhanced skills in domiciliary care by domiciliary care dentists to care home residents.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 9 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019) 7

Advises of a revision of the SDAI capital scheme which takes effect 1 May 2019.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 7 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019) 6

Advises dentists and dental bodies corporate (DBCs) of a forthcoming survey on the recruitment and retention of dental nurses.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 6 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019) 5

Advises of a revision of the Scottish Dental Access Initiative (SDAI) capital scheme which will take effect 1 April 2019.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 5 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019) 4

Includes an update report on Electronic Submission of Payment Claims and Prior Approval Requests.

Read PCA(D)(2019) 4 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2019)2

Includes information on Recruitment and Retention allowances and General Dental Practice Allowances/Reimbursement of Practice Expenses.

Read PCA(D)(2019)2 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate website

PCA(D)(2019)1

Includes information on AEDs (defibrillators) in independent dental practices: Revised arrangements for the first responder element.

Read PCA(D)(2019)1 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate website

Primary Care Administration (PCA) - 2018

PCA(D)(2018)(12)

Includes information on increases in the fee scale, prior approval level, vocation trainee salary and the General Dental Practice Allowance cap.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 12 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2018)(11)

Includes information on the date required for the electronic submission of orthodontic payment claims forms and requests for prior approval.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 11 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2018) 10

Includes information on the results of the practice revaluation exercise - 2018

Read PCA(D)(2018) 10 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

 

PCA(D)(2018) 8

Includes information on the phasing down of dental amalgam.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 8 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2018) 7

Includes information on the introduction of an NHS based Occupational Health and Advice and Guidance service for GDPs, members of the dental team and other practice staff.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 7 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Directorate website

 

PCA(D)(2018) 6

Includes information on Pay Award: Annual Expenses Programme

Read PCA(D)(2018) 6 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Directorate website

PCA(D)(2018) 4

Includes information on reimbursement of practice rental costs and error in amendment 137 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 4 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate website

PCA(D)(2018) 3

Includes information on the revised Scottish Dental Access Initiative.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 3 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2018) 2

Includes information on the Oral Health Improvement Plan.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 2 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate website

PCA(D)(2018) 1

Includes information on Amendment No 137 to the SDR and the Dental Working Patterns Survey.

Read PCA(D)(2018) 1 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA - 2017

PDA(D)(2017) 7

Includes information on eDental IT specification for practices.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 7 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2017) 6

Includes information on Amendment No. 136 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 6 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2017) 5

Includes information on the practice premises rent revaluation exercise scheduled for April 2018.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 5 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2017) 4

Includes information on Amendment No. 135 to the Statement of Dental Remuneration.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 4 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2017) 3

Includes information on the practice premises revaluation exercise.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 3 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2017) 2

Includes analysis of responses received during public consultation for Scotland’s Oral Health Plan.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 2 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2017) 1

Includes information on allowances, e-Dentistry timetable and discretionary fees.

Read PCA(D)(2017) 1 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA - 2016

PCA(D)(2016) 13

Includes information on the introduction of introduction of a further revised GP17(O) form.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 13 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 12

Includes information on revised Scottish Dental Practice Initiative guide.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 12 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 11

Includes information on the launch of the Scottish Government consultation on the future of oral health.

Read PCA(D)2016 11 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 10

Includes information on Amendment No. 133 to the Statement Of Dental Remuneration.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 10 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 9

Includes information on the launch of Scotland’s Oral Health Plan – A Scottish Government Consultation Exercise on the Future of Oral Health.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 9 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 8

Includes analysis of the accounts of Scottish dental practices.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 8 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 7

Includes information on fee increases for 2016/17.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 7 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 6

Includes information on provisions allowing boards to make unannounced practice inspections.

Read PCA(D)2016 6 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 5

Includes information on process changes for dentists applying to join the dental list.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 5 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 4

Includes information on support funding relating to the Strategic Vision for eDentistry.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 4 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2016) 3

Includes information on e-signature, adult registration exams and prior approval limit.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 3 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorate website

PCA(D)(2016) 2

Includes information on revised GP17 forms for universal credit.

Read PCA(D)(2016) 2 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA - 2015

PCA(D)(2015) 8

Includes information on changes to entitlement relating to Universal Credit.

Read PCA(D)(2015) 8 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website

PCA(D)(2015) 7

Includes information on the Strategic Vision for eDentistry.

Read PCA(D)(2015) 7 on the Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates website