Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis
The consultation on this implementation advice is now closed.
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Against Infective Endocarditis aims to provide clear and practical advice for dentists on how to implement NICE Clinical Guideline 64 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. A draft of this implementation advice was available for a short consultation period. Thank you to all those who have accessed the consultation draft and to those who have provided feedback.
The feedback received is now being collated and will be reviewed to inform amendments to the implementation advice prior to its publication.
Survey on current practice: A short survey to gain insight into current practice with regards to antibiotic prophylaxis against infective endocarditis is currently underway. To complete the survey, please click here.
The survey will be available until 28th February 2018.
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|
|Alison Wright||Speciality Registrar in Oral Surgery, Dundee Dental Hospital|