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National quality standards

Information on registration, application forms, inspections and seminars.

We have put together a COVID-19 Return to work toolkit, including managing your practice, risk assessment and advice on PPE - It is designed to support you and your team to practise as safely and efficiently as possible. 



CQC (England)

CQC - changing your registration

CQC - guidance on applying

CQC - compliance requirements

CQC - inspections and reports

CQC - transitional regulatory approach 

HIW (Wales)

Health Inspectorate Wales registration guidance

RQIA (Northern Ireland)

Being updated currently


Combined Practice Inspection checklist

Expert template

Business continuity and disaster recovery policy 

Cleaning schedule example 

Confidentiality policy

Data security policy - practice 

Decontaminating laboratory items 

Duty of Candour - annual reporting form (Scotland) 

Fire action notice

Hand hygiene protocol 

Health and safety policy

Healthcare waste audit

Healthcare waste disposal policy

Hepatitis B - vaccine response letter 

Infection control annual statement - England 

Infection control policy 

Inoculation injuries policy 

Manual cleaning protocol

Moving instruments to and from an LDU protocol

Prescribing and dispensing policy 
Radiation protection - employers written procedures 

Radiation equipment testing 

Radiation protection file 

Referral protocol 

Risk assessment - dental practice 

Risk assessment - hepatitis B non-responder 

Risk assessment - pregnant and nursing mothers 

Risk assessment - work experience student

Risk assessment for trainee nurse 


Training essentials courses for the dental team, including:

  • Leading a dental team

  • Running a safe and compliant practice

Webinars: live and on-demand lectures covering a range of subjects.

One-to-one advice

Extra and Expert members have access to unlimited one-to-one advice via phone or email from our experienced advisors. Contact our Practice support team on 020 7563 4574 or email:


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.