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Health and safety

All health care sectors are subject to much regulation and dentistry is no exception.



Dental unit waterlines

Health and safety

Healthcare waste

Infection control

Medical devices

Medical emergencies

Prescribing and medicines management 

Radiation protection

Risk assessment

Expert templates

Health and safety

Adverse incidents (duty of candour) protocol

Audit - Supplier contracts

Amalgam use and disposal protocol 

Environmental policy statement 

Fire action notice 

Health and safety policy 

Latex policy 

Manual handling assessment

Manual handling techniques 

Infection control and decontamination

Cleaning schedule example 

Decontaminating laboratory items 

Hand hygiene protocol 

Healthcare waste audit 

Healthcare waste disposal policy 

Hepatitis B - vaccine response letter 

Infection control annual statement - England 

Infection control policy 

Inoculation injuries policy 

Manual cleaning protocol 

Moving instruments to and from an LDU protocol 

New equipment selection protocol

Safer sharps - protocol and risk assessment for non-use 


Patient group direction 

Prescribing and dispensing policy 

Prescriptions for private patients

Radiation protection

Radiation protection - employers written procedures

Radiation equipment testing

Radiation protection file 

Risk Assessment

Risk assessment - dental practice

Risk assessment - hepatitis B non-responder 

Risk assessment - pregnant and nursing mothers 

Risk assessment - trainee nurse 

Risk assessment - work experience student 


Training essentials courses for the dental team, including:
Leading a dental team
Running a safe and compliant practice

iLearn webcasts


One-to-one advice

Extra and Expert members have access to unlimited one-to-one advice via phone or email from our experienced advisors. To email our Practice support team:

​To help members at this time you can call us from 8.30 to 18:00.

Please note that we are working hard to keep all relevant information on our Coronavirus pages

For members with access to 1:1 advisory services, please call 020 7935 0875 between the hours of 9:00 and 17:00.

For advice between the hours of 8.30 and 9:00, and between 17:00 and 18:00 members may use the following numbers:

​NHS and Business advice
020 7535 5864
​Employment advice and advice on associates
020 7563 4574
​Advice on Compliance and CQC
020 7563 4572
​Advice for dentists employed in community dental services etc
Tel: 020 7563 4582

Our members working in hospitals should call the BMA for advice. The BDA and BMA have an arrangement for the BMA to provide advice to our members. Contact details for the BMA


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.