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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. Call 020 7935 0875 or e
mail 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


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

Employing staff

Employing staff Contracts, pay, maternity, sickness, disciplinaries, grievances

Employment relations

Employment relationsFlexible working, contract terms and conditions, organisational change, redundancy

Health and safety

Health and safetyAutoclaves, waste, infection control, radiation, risk assessment

Legal obligations

Legal obligationsComplaints, FOIA, confidentiality, data protection, disabled access

National standards

National standardsCQC, HIW, RQIA, CPI (Scotland)

NHS and commissioning

NHS and commissioningNHS dentistry - England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Patient care

Patient careConsent, sedation, treatment plans, prescribing, referrals, recalls, collecting fees, emergency drugs


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


Practice ownership

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

Private practice

Practice ownershipWhat you need to know about mixed or private practice


SafeguardingAdvice, child protection, online training, seminars


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.