This section should be completed by dental professionals who will be prescribing or advising on analgesia or antimicrobial use.
These resources aim to encourage a consistent approach to the management of acute dental problems, while recognising the challenges that the Covid-19 pandemic presents for provision of dental care. Guidance might change as new information becomes available.
Arrangements for provision of recommended or prescribed medication
North West guidance on remote prescribing. This local guidance might change as new information becomes available.
Management of Acute Dental Problems During Covid-19 Pandemic
This guide, based on the SDCEP Emergency Dental Care and Management of Acute Dental Problems guidance publications, describes modified management of commonly presenting oral conditions for use during the Covid-19 pandemic. It aims to encourage a consistent approach to the management of acute dental problems.
Drug Prescribing for Dentistry: Dental Clinical Guidance
SDCEP guidance to facilitate drug prescribing within primary care dental practice by bringing together advice on dental prescribing from the BNF and BNFC and presenting it in a readily accessible, problem-orientated style.
GDC: High level principles for good practice in remote consultations and prescribing
Principles of good practice expected of everyone when consulting and/or prescribing remotely from the patient.