Important Documents

Orthodontic Services Procurement

To tender for orthodontic contracts in any part of the South region starting from 1st April 2018 you will need to have registered and gained accreditation on the DPS. Please be advised that the deadline to do this has now been extended to 21st March 2017. Click on the link below to learn more

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Occupational Health for GPs and NHS Dentists

The Director Of Commissioning has issued this letter to all GP and Dental Practices in order to explain changes to occupational health provision from 1st April 2017

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Accounts for year ended 31st March 2015

Please click on this link to download a copy of the final accounts of the West Sussex LDC for the financial year ended 31st March 2015.

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PGDS in NHS Primary Dental Services

Patient Group Direction (PGD) is a written instruction for the supply and/or administration of medicines by named healthcare professionals to groups of patients who meet the specified criteria. Click on the title to find out more…

The commissioning guide for dental specialities within the NHS are now published.  http://www.england.nhs.uk/commissioning/primary-care-comm/dental/dental-specialities/

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Dental Practice Visit Checklist:

The final version of the Dental Practice Visit Checklist is now available to view. Local Area Teams will require practices to complete this checklist on a regular basis. A percentage of practices will subsequently be visited where a dental adviser will conduct an inspection based on the criteria contained in the checklist.   

Dental Practice Visit Checklist

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In addition to the criteria contained in the checklist, practices will also have to make the attached list of documents available to the dental adviser conducting the inspection

Practice Visit Document List (Updated April 2015)

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Standard Operating Procedure for Midazolam held in the Emergency Drugs Kit

The Controlled Drugs Regulations 2013 Legislation also provides specific guidance on the handling of Midazolam held in the Emergency Drugs Kit in dental practices.  Please click on the link to download the relevant document.

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Accounts for year ended 31st March 2014

Please click on this link to download a copy of the final accounts of the West Sussex LDC for the financial year ended 31st March 2014.

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Accounts for year ended 31st March 2013

Please click on this link to download a copy of the final accounts of the West Sussex LDC for the financial year ended 31st March 2013.

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LDC Consititution

Please click on this link to download a copy of the updated West Sussex LDC Constitution for 2013

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