• Model contracts and contract variations: Dental services

    7 August 2018

    NHS England has set out the terms and conditions of the model contract that will be used when commissioning General Dental Services (GDS) contracts and Personal Dental Services (PDS) agreements.

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  • Improving the oral health of children: cost effective commissioning

    24 October 2016

    Public Health England has published a toolkit for local authorities commissioning oral health improvement programmes for pre-school children. The toolkit uses the best available evidence to estimate the reduction in tooth decay as a result of the intervention, the costs of delivering each of the programmes and the cost savings.

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  • Dental quality and outcomes framework (DQOF): 2016 to 2017

    4 April 2016

    This document provides details of the dental quality and outcomes framework (DQOF) indicators to be used to measure performance of the existing pilots and new dental contract prototypes in 2016 to 2017.

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  • Dental prototype agreements: directions and patient information

    7 October 2015

    From autumn 2015 up to 100 selected practices will be participating in the dental prototype agreement scheme, which will continue to test new ways of providing NHS dental care with an increased emphasis on preventing future dental disease. The supporting documents include: prototype agreement directions, financial entitlements and patient information.

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  • Dental working hours - 2013/14 motivation analysis

    1 September 2015

    The dental working hours, 2012/13 and 2013/14 motivation analysis provides information on the motivation and morale of primary care dentists in England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland in 2013/14.

    This is the third release in this series of reports based on the dental working patterns survey.

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