COVID-19 latest guidance for Scotland
Page last updated: Thursday 2 April 2020
Thursday 2 April
Monday 30 March
Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme, alongside NHS Education Scotland, issued guidance on the management of acute dental problems during the COVID-19 pandemic
The Office of Chief Dental Officer Scotland issued a letter outlining an enhanced package of financial support for dental practices in Scotland.
Monday 23 March
The Office of Chief Dental Officer Scotland advised that all routine dentistry should cease.
Thursday 19 March
The Office of Chief Dental Officer Scotland:
- circulated updated guidance for dental practices
- issued a memorandum regarding business continuity and financial support measures for NHS GDS practitioners
- provided guidance around the use of aerosol generating procedures (AGPs)
The Scottish Government is also providing regular updates including the number of tests carried out and the number of positive cases confirmed.