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Advice (A to Z)

Anticoagulants and antiplatelet drugs
Associates working in general dental practice
Associate leaving a practice
Associates - quick guide

Botox® and non-surgical cosmetic procedures
Bullying harassment and violence at work
Business continuity planning
Business names and brands
Business planning and managing change

Buying a dental practice

CQC - changing your registration

CQC - guidance on applying
CQC - compliance requirements

CQC - inspections and reports
Careers in dentistry
Clinical audit and peer review
Combined Practice Inspection checklist - Scotland

Companies and LLPs 
Complaints handling

CPD (enhanced) - a summary

CV writing

Data protection

Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) - Guide to completing 

Death and serious illness                          
Dental unit waterlines                
Dentists parental leave and pay 

Dentists legal rights as commercial purchasers                                   
Dentists long-term sickness and pay
Disability discrimination - dentists as service providers
Disciplinary procedures and dismissal

Template letter to employees - fuloughed workers

Employees' maternity and parental rights 
Employee pay and rewards
Employing staff
Employment contracts practice sales and TUPE
Enhanced CPD - a summary
Equality and diversity in the workplace

Fee collection
Fees guide - Northern Ireland 
Fees guide - Scotland
Fee setting

Financial Healthcheck tool (partner with Lloyd & Whyte)

Financial management
Freedom of information (FOIA)

GDPR explained


GDS in England and Wales - guide to the standard contract
Grievance at work                        

Health and safety
Healthcare waste

Health Inspectorate Wales (HIW) registration guidance

Incorporation concerns in NI and Scotland

Infection control

Jury service and public duties

Leases and licences  


Managing performance and appraisals  
Maternity and adoption leave and pay - Dentists'

Maternity and adoption leave and pay - Employees’  

Medical devices
Medical emergencies
Money laundering
Music and visual recordings in the practice

New practice start-up  

NHSMail account setup for private practice    
NHS BSA Dental Activity Review

NHS dentistry in England and Wales

NHS dentistry in Northern Ireland

NHS dentistry in Scotland

NHS dispute resolution – England and Wales

Occupational health service

Paternity leave - Dentists'

Paternity leave - Employees’

Pensions - annual limits  
Pensions - calculation of NHSPS Net pensionable earnngs (England and Wales)

Pensions - NHS pension information statements
Pensions - in the GDS (95 and 08 sections)

Pensions - in the salaried services (95 and 08 sections)

Pensions - Lifetime allowance  
Pensions - the 2015 Scheme 

Prescribing and medicines management
Protecting personal information  
Private dental plans and in-practice capitation schemes                  

Radiation protection
Recruiting staff 
Risk assessment

Risk assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic               

Safeguarding patients
Sedation - patient and operator safety
Sickness absence
Specialty training

Tendering in England and Wales
Title 'Dr' 
Tooth whitening


One-to-one advice

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Helping members through the COVID-19 pandemic

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