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National quality standards

Information on registration, application forms, inspections and seminars.

​BDA advice

​CQC (England)

CQC – safe, effective, caring, responsive and well-led care

CQC application form – BDA guidance

​HIW (Wales)

Health Inspectorate Wales registration guidance

​RQIA (Northern Ireland)

Being updated currently


Combined Practice Inspection checklist

Expert template

Bullying and harassment policy (v2)

Business continuity and disaster recovery policy (v3)

Cleaning schedule example (v1)

Confidentiality policy (v5)

Data security policy - practice (v4)

Decontaminating laboratory items (v2)

Duty of Candour - annual report (Scotland) (v1)

Fire action notice (v1)

Hand hygiene protocol (v1)

Harassment by patients - policy statement (v2)

Health and safety policy (v3)

Healthcare waste audit (v2)

Healthcare waste disposal policy (v2)

Hepatitis B - vaccine response letter (v2)

Infection control annual statement - England (v2)

Infection control policy (v5)

Inoculation injuries policy (v2)

Manual cleaning protocol (v2)

Moving instruments to and from an LDU protocol (v3)

Incident reporting and management protocol (v6)

Prescribing and dispensing policy (v2)
Radiation protection - employers written procedures (v1)

Radiation equipment testing (v1)

Radiation protection file (v2)

Referral protocol (v2)

Risk assessment - dental practice (v3)

Risk assessment - hepatitis B non-responder (v3)

Risk assessment - pregnant and nursing mothers (v2)

Risk assessment - work experience student (v2)

Risk assessment for trainee nurse (v3)

Violence and aggression policy (v1)

Violent incident report form and log (v1)

​BDA Events

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 dental advisers.
Call the Practice support team on 0207 563 4574

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.