commenting on the uplift:
The Deputy Chair - Peter Crooks commented that a long pay restraint has taken its toll and the profession will be reluctant to return to recommendations that fail to reflect the cost of living. view full article...
a phased transition for dental practices towards the resumption of the full range of dental provision view full article...
Fit testing face masks - update
There has been a new update provided by the Health & Safety Executive regarding Fit Testing. Please see link below view full article...
The Committee is a statutory body representing in the main General Dental Practitioners,(GDPs) based in the Primary Care Trusts area of the London boroughs of Newham, City & Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Other may be co-opted to represent special groups.
As the local representative committee for independent Dental practitioners, the LDC has the statutory right to be consulted by the above Primary Care Trusts and Strategic Health Authority on issues relating to the dental profession including negotiations around Personal Dental Services.
The LDC is an independent body paid for by GDPs themselves via a compulsory Statutory Levy based on a specified amount per patient, per annum. Expenditure of this Levy is restricted to administration of the Committee and may not be used for anything else. In addition, GDPs are asked to contribute to a Voluntary Levy, which is used to finance such events as LDC Annual Conference, British Dental Guilds etc