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National standards and regulation overview

Get information on registration, requirements and inspections to comply with national quality standards across the UK.

Wales: HIW

This advice is an overview of the registration process for private dental practices, as required by Health Inspectorate Wales (HIW).

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National Standards of Healthcare and Cleanliness

Download our cleaning schedules, including separate documents for each procedure that must be carried out at different times. These can be modified to suit what happens in individual members' practices.

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You must register with relevant inspection bodies to ensure that national standards of care are met. Once you have applied, you will receive regular inspections and can attend seminars to support your understanding and keep your practice up to date.

Expert members have access to templates to support your daily practices to ensure that you are on track to pass any inspections.