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Guidance, forms and policies

This section is under development


Academic Progress Form

AoMRC e-portfolio guidance

ARCP information

ARCP policy and procedure (under development)

ARCP outcomes (under development)


Please be aware that during the month of August these links may be unavailable while information is updated for the new training year commencing in September.


Dental Core Training - Committee (under development)

Dental Core Training - Curriculum

Dental Core Training - Guidance for DCT in Hospital

Dental Core Training - Induction

Dental Core Training - Gold Guide (September 2023)


Expenses claim form (PDF)

External feedback form (PDF)

Interdeanery Transfer (IDT) Guidance

Lay representation information

Lay representation feedback form (under development)

Less Than Full Time Guidance

Out of Programme (OOP) information

Report a concern (Dental Directorate)


Specialty Training - Committees

Specialty Training - Curricula

Specialty Training - Induction (PDF)

Specialty Training - Gold Guide (September 2023)

Specialty Training - Form R (September 2021)

Specialty Training Quality Management Framework (under development)


Study Leave


Remediation of Dentists in Difficulty Guidance

Whistleblowing (NES) Policy (PDF)

Withdrawal of Specialty Training Number (StR)



Eportfolio links


Dental Core Trainees

TURAS e-Portfolio  

You can register for TURAS e-Portfolio at: turasdashboard.nes.nhs.scot

User guide for trainees

User guide for trainers

TURAS training videos for Trainees are available here or here

TURAS Training videos for Supervisors are available at this link or this link


For help with passwords contact dental.assessment@nes.scot.nhs.uk


Dental Specialty Training 


E-portfolios for dental specialty training differ dependent on specialty. For information can be found on this page.


GDC publications


The following list of publications can be found on the GDC's website:


Programme related:

Complaints Policy about an Education or Training Provider

Making a Complaint or raising Concerns about an Education or Training Provider (FAQs)

Advice for Dental Professionals on raising Concerns


Practitioner related:

Standards for the Dental Team

Guidance on reporting Criminal Proceedings

Guidance on The Professional Duty of Candour

Advice for Dental Professionals on raising Concerns (as above)



List of Useful Organisations and Guidance

Guidance on Using Social Media

Guidance on Advertising

Guidance on the Principles of Management Responsibility

Guidance on Prescribing Medicines

Guidance on Child Protection and Vulnerable Adults

Guidance on Commissioning and Manufacturing Dental Appliances

This page was last updated on: 18.04.2024 at 09.34