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​Advice update
Templates - Expert members

​August 19

 Locum-Associate contract - HSCNI and mixed - NI (v2) 
 Locum-Associate contract - NHS and mixed - Eng and Wales (v2)
 Locum-Associate contract - NHS and mixed - Scotland (v2)
 Locum-Associate contract - Ortho - Eng and Wales (v2)
 Locum-Associate contract - Private practice (v2)

​July 19
​ Pensions - annual limits
 Pensions - Lifetime allowance 
 Recruiting staff 
 New practice start-up  
 Title 'Dr'  
 Associate leaving a practice

​June 19

 Leases and licences
 NHS dentistry in Northern Ireland
 Employees' maternity and parental rights
 Protecting personal information 
 Fees guide - Northern Ireland

​May 19

​ Freedom of information (FOIA)
 Grievance at work  
 Dentists legal rights as commercial purchasers
 Complaints handling policy (E-W-NI) (v2)
 FOISA - guide to information (Scotland) (v1.1)
 Safeguarding policy (v1.1)
 Nurse cover - for BDA indemnity policy holders (v1)

​April 19

 ​NHS dentistry in Scotland
 CQC compliance requirements
 Infection control
 Associate contract - England and Wales (v6)
 Associate contract - Northern Ireland (v6)
 Associate contract - Scotland (v8)
 Associate contract - Private only within a mixed practice - Scotland (v3)
 Associate contract - private practice (v8)
 Associate ortho contract - England and Wales (v4)

​March 19

Complaints handling

 GDS in England and Wales - guide to the standard contract

 Pensions - NHS the 2015 Scheme 

 Pensions - ​in the GDS (95 and 08 sections)

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


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

 Audit - Supplier contracts (v1)

 Adverse incidents (duty of candour) protocol (v1) - (this template updates and replaces the Patient safety – untoward incidents policy (v5))

​February 19

 Sedation - patient and operator safety

 Money laundering

 Pensions - NHS pension information statements

Employee pay and rewards

 Maternity and parental leave and pay policy (v5)

​January 19

 ​NHS dentistry in England and Wales

 NHS dispute resolution  – England and Wales

​Pre December 2018

​December 18
​ ​ CV writing

  ​Tooth whitening

​November 18
​ Complaints handling
 Medical devices
 FAQs on Data security and Protection Toolkit
 Fees guide - Scotland
​October 18

 Safeguarding patients

​ Business continuity and disaster recovery policy (v3)

​September 18​No advice or template updated.
​August 18

 Fee collection

 Business planning and managing change

​July 18
 Associates working in general dental practice 
 Health and safety 
 Botox® and non-surgical cosmetic procedures
 Data protection processor agreement - notes for use (v2)
 Fees and payments policy (v4)
 Safeguarding policy (v1)
​June 18
Radiation protection 
Equality and diversity policy for patients (v3)
Job descriptions (v3)
Safer sharps - protocol and risk assessment for non-use (v1)
Lone worker policy (v1)
CCTV use (v1)
Equal opportunities policy for staff (v4)
Associate contract - England and Wales (v4)
Associate contract - Northern Ireland (4)
Associate contract - Scotland (v6)
Associate contract - Private only within a mixed practice - Scotland (v1)
Associate contract - private practice (v6)
Associate orthodontic contract - England and Wales (v2)