Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis
Draft implementation advice Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis is now available for consultation. This document has been developed following the 2016 amendment to NICE Clinical Guideline 64 (CG64).
This draft implementation advice aims to provide clear and practical advice for dentists on how to implement NICE CG64 and provide appropriate care for patients at increased risk of infective endocarditis. The implementation advice is also of relevance to patients and the medical professionals involved in their care.
Feedback on any aspect of the implementation advice is welcome. Please download the consultation draft and provide comment by 31st January 2018. Please note that feedback received after this date may not be considered.
Please submit your comments to us here via Questback.
A feedback form in Word format is also available on request.
If you would prefer a paper copy of the consultation draft, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
At present the implementation advice is a consultation draft for comment only. Therefore, any changes to practice should only be considered after the final version is published.
SDCEP Working Group
A working group comprising individuals from a range of relevant branches of the dental profession, other healthcare disciplines and two patient representatives was convened to write this implementation advice.
|Jeremy Bagg (Chair)||Head of Glasgow Dental School and Professor of Clinical Microbiology, University of Glasgow|
|Philip Alderson||Clinical Advisor, National Institute of Health and Care Excellence, Manchester|
|Jan Clarkson||Director, Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme|
|Paul Cooney||General Dental Practitioner, Hamilton|
|Alexander Crighton||Consultant in Oral Medicine, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School|
|Iona Donnelly||Patient Representative|
|Carolyn Fitzpatrick||Lead for Prescribing and Clinical Pharmacy, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde|
|Karen Gordon||Consultant in Special Care Dentistry, Edinburgh|
|Abdul Haleem||General Dental Practitioner & Dental Practice Advisor, Glasgow|
|Anup Karki||Consultant in Dental Public Health, Cardiff|
|Bridget McCann||Patient Representative|
|Tracey McFee||Honorary Clinical Teacher, Dundee Dental Hospital and School|
|Andrew Paterson||Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Kilmarnock|
|Elizabeth Payne||Programme Administrator, Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme|
|Samantha Rutherford||Research and Development Manager, Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme|
|Brian Stevenson||Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Dundee Dental Hospital and School|
|Michael Stewart||Consultant Cardiologist and Medical Director, Special Care Centre, South Tees Hospitals|
|Douglas Stirling||Programme Manager, Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme|
|Wendy Thompson||General Dental Practitioner and NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, Leeds|
|Alison Wright||Speciality Registrar in Oral Surgery, Dundee Dental Hospital|