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Advice                

We provide our members with expert and impartial advice in tough situations.

 

Advice (A to Z)


All members can access our extensive range of expert online advice. Have a look at the range of topics covered below or see our handy A to Z list.


One-to-one advice


Everyday our expert advisors provide Extra and Expert members throughout the UK with unlimited, one-to-one advice via phone and email. Call 020 7935 0875 or email advice.enquiries@bda.org

Templates, checklists 

and audits

 

Expert members also have access to our full range of practice templates, checklists and audits.

 



Advice by topic

​​Associates

Working in general practice, contract checking, careers opportunities, seminars


​​Employing staff

Contracts, pay, maternity, sickness, disciplinaries, grievances

GDPR/Data protection

Advice on GDPR, protecting information

​​Health and safety

Autoclaves, waste, infection control, radiation, risk assessment

Legal obligations

Complaints, FOIA, confidentiality, data protection, disabled access

​​National standards

CQC, HIW, RQIA, CPI (Scotland)

NHS

NHS dentistry - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales

​​Patient care

Consent, sedation, treatment plans, prescribing, referrals, recalls, collecting fees

​​Pensions

NHS pensions, universities, armed forces, staff auto-enrolment

​​Practice ownership

Business continuity, business plans, buying, selling, renting, leases, planning permission, practice finances

 

​​Safeguarding

Advice, child protection, online training, seminars

Tendering

NHS commissioning, preparing for and submitting a tender 


   

We may record telephone conversations that are advisory in nature to offer you additional security, resolve complaints and improve our service standards. Conversations may also be monitored for staff training purposes. You will be alerted to this when you call.