Chief Dental Officer

Acting Chief Dental Offier: Simon ReidWelcome to the pages of the Chief Dental Officer.
From 11 May 2015 Simon Reid is the Chief Dental Officer.
The Chief Dental Officer's roles include:
  • Advice and support to Minister on all matters relating to dental services and oral health;
  • Dental policy and strategy to promote and improve the health of the population and ensure timely access to dental services;
  • Development of evidence-based standards to achieve, and maintain high quality services for the Northern Ireland population; and
  • Providing leadership to all dental practitioners and dental care professionals; professional input for workforce planning and contractual arrangements to optimise their professional role.
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What's New
This page contains dental related information on events, news and publications other than those directly from Dental Branch
This page contains material published by Dental Branch, or to which Dental Branch has made a substantive contribution
CDO News
This page contains an archive of the Chief Dental Officer's print newsletters.
Dental Links
This page contains links to some useful dental related websites
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