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What's new

​Advice update
Templates - Expert members

 

​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)

 Redundancy   

 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

​December 18

 ​ CV writing

  ​Tooth whitening

  Associate contract - England and Wales (v5)
  Associate contract - Northern Ireland (v5)
  Associate contract - Scotland (v7)
  Associate contract - Private only within a mixed practice - Scotland (v2)

  Associate contract - private practice (v7)
  Associate ortho contract - England and Wales (v3)

​November 18

Complaints handling
Medical devices
Indemnity
FAQs on Data security and Protection Toolkit
Fees guide - Scotland
Associate contract - Northern Ireland (v4.1)
Associate contract - NHS and mixed Scotland (v6.1) 

​October 18

Safeguarding patients

Business continuity and disaster recovery policy (v3)


​Pre September2018

​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)
​May 18
Incorporation concerns in NI and Scotland 
GDPR - FAQs
Access to information held by the practice (v4)
Confidentiality policy (v5)
Complaints - code of practice for patients (E-W-NI) (v5)
Checklist - Health and safety (v2)
Data protection processor agreement (v1)
Data protection privacy notice - associates (v2)
Data protection privacy notice - employees (v2)
Data protection privacy notice - patients (v2)
Data protection processor agreement - associates (v2)
April 18
GDPR explained
Risk assessment
Pensions - lifetime allowance
Calculation of NHSPS Net Pensionable Earnings
Audit - GDPR information (v1)
Audit - GDPR access to information (v1)
​March 18
Protecting personal information inc. GDPR
Data protection privacy notice - associates (v1)
Data protection privacy notice - employees (v1)
Data protection privacy notice - patients (v1)
Practice fees and payments policy (v4)
Television use policy (v1)
New patient - welcome letter (v3)
Records management policy (v3)
Data security policy - practice (v4)
Access to information held by the practice (v3)
Confidentiality policy (v4)
February 18Tax
January 18
 ECPD - a summary
​​ Partnerships
​​ Pensions - annual limits
​October 17 Radiation protection​​​
​​​September 17Careers in dentistry​​​
​​August 17​Disciplinary procedures and dismissal
Equality and diversity in the workplace
Grievance at work
Prescribing and medicines management​​
Sickness absence
Infection control
​July 17​​Business continuity planning
Business names and brands
Infection control
Music and visual recordings in the practice 
June 2017
NHS remedial and breach notice letters (v2)
Disciplinary record (v1)
Disciplinary procedure letters (v2)
Data security policy - practice (v3)
Data protection code of practice for patients policy (v4)
May 17
Chaperone policy (v1)