Norfolk Local Dental Committee
Norfolk Local Dental Committee

Vacancy- Nominations now OPEN!

Following a resignation from the LDC a vacancy has arisen. Consequently the LDC invite nominations for cooption to fill this vacancy.

  • Nominations should be sent using the attached nomination form and should arrive at the address indicated on the form by post or email before 11.59pm Monday March 8th  2021.
  • As the election for a co opted member is restricted to current LDC members it would be helpful to have a 250 word presentation attached to the nomination form to assist the LDC members with their deliberations.
  • You would also be welcome to attend the LDC meeting on Monday 15th March at 7.30 (via Zoom) should you wish to. 


The Annual General meeting of Norfolk LDC will take place on Monday March 15th 2021 7.00pm via Zoom and will precede the March meeting of the LDC which starts at 7.30pm. Should you wish to attend and are not currently an LDC member then please let the secretary (Nick Stolls) know in order that a Zoom invite can be sent. His email address is

Nomination Form
Nomination form for coopted LDC members.[...]
Adobe Acrobat document [75.2 KB]


  • Dental practices are encouraged to keep a log of FTA's, Staff shortages and other affecting delivery of service.

  • The window for NHS practices in England to claim for PPE reimbursement starts 18 Jan 2021 and is accessible until 20 February 2021. According to the guidance, no further claims will be accepted after this date. See the NHSBSA doc for more information


  • The Urgent Care Centres will continue to function with the ability to carry out limited numbers of AGPs.


  • The referral system has changed and is now through the FDS system that we use for Level 2 Oral Surgery. FDS will be triaging the referrals.Please ensure that referrals for AGPs are for teeth which are restorable


  • Fit Testing - Contact Nick Stolls

What we have in place in Norfolk & FAQ
Local information about COVID 19 re: triaging,Urgent Dental Centre, pathways for Private dentists,, patient charges
Covid19 FAQ LDC letter 210420.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [139.9 KB]


Action to take in a dental setting of suspected case. Latest guidance and updates.

Welcome to the Norfolk LDC website.

Chairman: Mr. Brian Robertson    LDC Secretary: Mr. Nick Stolls


We aim to promote the interests, aspirations and welfare of Dentists in Norfolk region while ensuring that high standards of patient care and provision is achieved. Bringing you information, advice and support to dental professionals.

As the local representative committee for independent Dental practitioners, the LDC has the statutory right to be consulted by NHS England and its Area Teams on issues relating to the dental profession.

The LDC is an independent body paid for by GDPs themselves via a compulsory Statutory Levy based on a specified amount per month. In addition, GDPs are asked to contribute to a Voluntary Levy, which is used to finance such bodies as the British Dental Guild and the dentists Health Support Trust.


LDC Meetings

Meetings are held every three months. We are happy to discuss any issues raised by dentists in the area and to take those issues to NHS England and its Area Team on a group or individual basis.


Register with your LDC

If you are paying an LDC levy, please subscribe to ensure you receive our communications and invitations to events provided by your LDC. It is important that you subscribe. You can unsubscribe at any time if you no longer wish to receive correspondence from us.

    LDC Chairman: Mr. Brian Robertson


LDC Secretary: Mr. Nick Stolls



Concerns over Orthodontic Procurement

BDA condemns process as contracts expires March 2019 

Brexit and it's impact on Dentistry

We wait for clarity from the Goverment on this process. 

Contract Reform

There seems to be more momentum regarding it's implementation.

UEA Careers Fayre

LDC Committee Members had a stand at the UEA Careers Fayre in November 2019 to encourage interest in Dentistry and Dental Nursing.


This event was open to young people from around the Norwich area who could gain first-hand information from members of the profession


Child Oral Health Dental Check by 1

Dentists are encouraged to get iinvolved. There are still funding challenges as there is no new money to support this important policy goal.

Annual LDC Conference 

See you at LDC Officials’ day! Save the date - Friday 27 November 2020 (ONLINE).

Conference Chair: Stuart Allen

NHS 10 year plan

A big challenge for commissioners and the dental profession. Concerns over New contracts awarded to new performers with limited experience in the area and algotherism used. 

Join the dental celebration

The BDA is encouraging dentists across the globe to celebrate the good work of the dental profession on 24 May 2019, using social media – Twitter and Instagram, with the hashtag #Dentistry24.

Privacy Notice


As your Local Dental Committee of Norfolk we are committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of those colleagues we communicate with. In this Privacy Notice, we provide detailed information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we have disclosed it to others and how we keep it secure.


We collect only two elements of your data: your name and email address. 
This has been obtained by us following contacts with recipients requesting that they are added to our mail lists or from practice email addresses which are openly available. 

We use that information to keep you posted with material relevant to you and your practice as a dentist and to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information. 

We will not rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses. 

You can unsubscribe to general mailings at any time of the day or night by emailing our data controller Nick Stolls at

Keeping your information safe

We store your personal information securely on password protected documents on a password protected computer system. Your information can only be accessed by the Norfolk LDC Data Controller  Nick Stolls.


You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request  or any other message or concern to our data controller Nick Stolls at 


Links to Other Web Sites 


This privacy notice does not cover the links within our communications linking to other websites. Those sites are not governed by this Privacy Policy, and if you have questions about how a site uses your information, you’ll need to check that site’s privacy statement. 


This privacy policy will be reviewed annually every April.


See the latest updates visit the NEWS page.  


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Next Meeting:

LDC Meeting

15 March 2021

7.00 PM AGM

7.30 PM Meeting

Zoom video conference. Download the app onto your device. You will recieve an invite via email. Click on the link. If you need help we have tech buddies who can give you a call and talk you throught it. Please let us know asap.



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