Cap placed on GDS maternity, parental and sickness pay
The Department of Health in England has introduced an upper limit on the amount payable for parental leave or sick leave to general dental practitioners. The cap applied to long-term sickness payments from 1 April 2017 and to maternity payments from 1 October 2017.
NHS tendering goes on-line
NHS commissioners in England and Wales are moving over to the
government’s online Dynamic Purchasing System for awarding new GDS
contracts and PDS agreements...
Double check your pensionable earnings
post-Annual Reconciliation Report form is now available on Compass, you should
check it to make sure your net pensionable earnings are accurate.
Update - How to deal with performer claims following PCSE contract attachment delays
a result of the BDA’s intervention in relation to Capita failings, NHS
England has now taken steps to address the problems our members have
been facing when trying to get performers attached to providers’
Scottish children may still get a Named Person
the court ruling some, Scottish local authorities have already adopted
The Named Persons Scheme was supposed to come in to force at the end of
Problems with paper FP17 claims
had been raised by members with reagrds to processing of paper FP17 claims, including claims being
rejected, incorrectly processed or not processed at all...
Online CQC registration issues
Via feedback from members, to be fairly straight forward, with one exception - “Step 6”…
Counterfeit dental equipment
Purchasing counterfeit dental equipment is illegal and
can have serious health and safety consequences for the patient...
Who pays for the dental care of patients in care homes?
Dentists providing care for patients in a
care-home setting often face the dilemma of who should pay for the