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The National Health Service (General Dental Services) (Scotland) Regulations 2010

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II

    1. 3.Terms of service

    2. 4.Dental list

    3. 5.Application for inclusion in the dental list and notification of changes

    4. 6.General provision relating to the dental list

    5. 7.Grounds for refusal of application

    6. 8.Deferment of a decision on application

    7. 9.Local directory of dentists

    8. 10.Requirements with which a dentist or body corporate included in a dental list must comply

    9. 11.Suspension

    10. 12.Removal from dental list

    11. 13.Re-inclusion in dental list

    12. 14.Disclosure of information

    13. 15.Withdrawal from dental list

    14. 16.Information about assistants

    15. 17.Information about associateship agreements

    16. 18.Transfer of continuing care and capitation arrangements

    17. 19.Emergency dental services

    18. 20.Arrangements for emergency cover

    19. 21.Health Board patient information leaflets

  4. PART III

    1. 22.Statement of Dental Remuneration

    2. 23.Approval of payments

    3. 24.Drugs

    4. 25.Recovery of overpayments

  5. PART IV

    1. 26.Payments to dentists or bodies corporate suspended by a Health Board or by direction of the Tribunal

  6. PART V

    1. 27.Prior approval - patterns of treatment

    2. 28.Surveys of the provision of general dental services

  7. PART VI SDPB

    1. 29.Appeals from decisions of the SDPB

  8. PART VII

    1. 30.Publication of particulars

    2. 31.Service of notices etc

    3. 32.Signatures

    4. 33.Revocations, savings and transitional provisions

    5. 34.Consequential Amendments

    6. 35.Schedules

  9. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      TERMS OF SERVICE FOR DENTISTS

      1. PART I

        1. 1.Interpretation

        2. 2.Incorporation of provisions of Regulations

        3. 3.General dental services

      2. PART II

        1. 4.A continuing care arrangement

        2. 5.A capitation arrangement

        3. 6.Emergency cover

        4. 7.Repair or replacement of restorations

        5. 8.Duration of a continuing care arrangement

        6. 9.Duration of a capitation arrangement

        7. 10.Termination of a continuing care arrangement or a capitation arrangement

        8. 11.Violent patients

        9. 12.Referral to another contractor or to a hospital or other service

        10. 13.Referral to dental students

        11. 14.Treatment on referral

        12. 15.Inability of contractor to complete care and treatment under a continuing care arrangement or a capitation arrangement or treatment on referral

        13. 16.Care and treatment summaries

        14. 17.Mixing of general dental services and private care and treatment

      3. PART III

        1. 18.Occasional treatment

        2. 19.Referral for occasional treatment

      4. PART IV

        1. 20.Remuneration

        2. 21.Surveys

        3. 22.Standards of care

        4. 23.Sedation

        5. 24.Supply of drugs

        6. 25.Issue of prescription forms

        7. 26.Domiciliary visits

        8. 27.Records

        9. 28.Prior approval of care and treatment

        10. 29.Completion of estimate

        11. 30.Completion of claim forms

        12. 31.Recalled attendance

        13. 32.Completion of care and treatment under a continuing care arrangement or a capitation arrangement or treatment on referral

        14. 33.Dental care professionals

        15. 34.Postgraduate education

        16. 35.Notices

        17. 36.Complaints

        18. 37.Co-operation and investigation

        19. 38.Returns re complaints

        20. 39.Professional indemnity

        21. 40.Clinical audit activities

      5. PART V

        1. 41.Patient information leaflets

        2. 42.Premises and Equipment

        3. 43.Remuneration

        4. 44.Deputies and assistants

      6. PART VI

        1. 45.Attendance

        2. 46.Records

        3. 47.Drugs

        4. 48.Provision of Health Board patient information leaflets

        5. 49.Termination of services

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART IA

        1. 1.An application shall contain the following information:—

        2. 2.An application shall contain the following declarations as to whether...

        3. 3.An applicant must include either— (a) an enhanced criminal record...

        4. 4.An application shall include the following undertakings:—

      2. PART IB INFORMATION, DECLARATIONS, CERTIFICATE, APPLICATIONS, UNDERTAKINGS AND, CONSENTS TO BE INCLUDED IN AN APPLICATION FOR INCLUSION IN SUB-PART B ONLY OF THE FIRST PART OF THE DENTAL LIST

        1. 1.An application shall contain the following information:—

        2. 2.An application shall contain the following declarations as to whether...

        3. 3.An applicant must include either— (a) an enhanced criminal record...

        4. 4.An application shall include the following undertakings:—

      3. PART II INFORMATION, DECLARATIONS CERTIFICATE, UNDERTAKINGS AND CONSENTS, TO BE INCLUDED IN AN APPLICATION FOR INCLUSION IN THE SECOND PART OF THE DENTAL LIST

        1. 1.An application shall contain the following information:—

        2. 2.An application shall contain the following declarations as to whether...

        3. 3.An applicant must include either: (a) an enhanced criminal record...

        4. 4.An application shall include the following undertakings:—

      4. PART III INFORMATION WHICH MAY BE INCLUDED IN AN APPLICATION FOR INCLUSION IN THE DENTAL LIST

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED ABOUT CARE AND TREATMENT UNDER GENERAL DENTAL SERVICES

      1. 1.Details of arrangements in an emergency.

      2. 2.Details of repairs and replacements which are provided free of...

      3. 3.Explanation of care and treatment to be provided.

      4. 4.Details of arrangements if the dentist with whom a patient...

      5. 5.Details of care and treatment available under general dental services....

      6. 6.Explanation of NHS charges for general dental services and of...

      7. 7.Explanation of the arrangements for cancelling appointments.

      8. 8.Explanation of the importance of regular care.

      9. 9.The consequences of the termination of a continuing care arrangement...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      PRIOR APPROVAL OF CARE AND TREATMENT

      1. PART I ITEMS OF TREATMENT

      2. PART II CARE AND TREATMENT

        1. 1.A course of care and treatment under a continuing care...

        2. 2.Any orthodontic care and treatment to be provided by that...

        3. 3.A reference in this part of this Schedule, to the...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLETS

      1. 1.Where the contractor is a dentist the following personal and...

      2. 2.Where the contractor is a body corporate—

      3. 3.The following additional information about the provision of general dental...

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN HEALTH BOARD PATIENT INFORMATION LEAFLET

      1. 1.The following personal and professional details of any salaried dentist...

      2. 2.The following additional information about the provision of general dental...

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      REVOCATIONS

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

      1. 1.The National Health Service (Choice of Dental Practitioner) (Scotland) Regulations 1998

      2. 2.The Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Scotland) Regulations 2006

  10. Explanatory Note

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