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NHS

There are lots of regulations, processes and forms that dental practices delivering dental care under the NHS must adhere to. These vary across the UK, so here you will find specific guidance on the requirements for working in the NHS for England and Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.

BDA advice


GDS and PDS in England and Wales

GDS in England and Wales - guide to the standard contract

GDS in Northern Ireland

GDS in Scotland

​​NHS BSA Dental Activity Review
NHS dispute resolution process – England and Wales

​Related advice

Associate pay under the NHS prototype contract

Complaints handling

Death and serious illness

Dentists parental leave and pay

Dentists long-term sickness and pay

Fees guide - Northern Ireland

Fees guide - Scotland

Information Governance Toolkit

NHS brand guidelines - England

NHS dispute resolution process – England and Wales

Expert templates


Accessible information policy (v3)

Business continuity and disaster recovery policy (v3)

Complaints – code of practice for patients (E-W-NI) (v5)

Complaints handling policy – comments on Scotland template (v1)

Complaints handling policy (E-W-NI) (v1)

Complaints letters – NHS (E-W-NI) (v2)

Complaints letters – NHS Scotland (v2)

Complaints record (v1)

Complaints report (E-W) (v1)

NHS remedial and breach notice letters (v2)

Practice closure – patient notification (v2)

Practice closure – safe storage and retrieval of records (v2)

Practice information leaflet (v5)

Treatment plan and estimate (v1)

​BDJ In Practice

Assistants in Northern Ireland and Scotland - Feb 18


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​​BDA Events

Training essentials – courses for the whole team
Clinical seminars – an in-depth exploration of clinical topics
iLearn webcasts – a selection of sessions filmed at the British Dental Conference and Exhibition
Conferences – information about the annual British Dental Conference and Exhibition, the Scottish Dental Conference and Exhibition, and group conferences for dentists in community and hospital dentistry
Branches and sections events listing

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