Providers submit forms (FP17) to us detailing dental activity data.
The data recorded on the FP17 shows the patient charge collected, the number of units of activity performed and treatment banding information.
Compass online form guidance
Orthodontic PAR scores - sample creation and capture - Jan 2022 (PDF: 684KB)Compass online guidance for performer - FP17 (PDF: 1.6MB)Compass online guidance for performer - FP17O England (PDF: 1.3MB)Compass online guidance for provider, performer and practice staff (PDF: 922KB)
WalesGuidance for performer (PDF: 743KB)Updated online FP17/FP17O form creation - April 2020 (PDF: 2.6MB)
England & WalesHow to finalise draft claims and authorise all (PDF: 542KB)
Dental activity error, comment and 9000 codes
Dental Activity 9000 codes - including the Clinical Data Set items (PDF: 290KB)Dental Activity Error codes - including details for suggested action (PDF: 313KB)Dental Activity Comment codes - including comment additional information (PDF: 196KB)Common FP17W Errors from 1 April 2022 (PDF: 138KB)Dealing with Welsh activity forms that have failed validation (PDF: 270KB)
Completion of form guides - England
Completion of form guidance - FP17 February 2023 (PDF: 808KB)Completion of form guidance - FP17O February 2023 (PDF: 584KB)CDS Items Treatment Bands - England - Updated April 2022 (PDF: 191KB)
Sample forms - England
PR form England - May 2022 (PDF: 73KB)FP17DC - England (PDF: 104KB)FP17DCO - England (PDF: 195KB)FP17RN - England (PDF: 1.2MB)Orthodontic referral form (PDF: 78KB)
Sample forms - Wales
PRW A4 form English - May 2022 (PDF: 107KB)PRW A4 form Welsh - May 2022 (PDF: 126KB)
Changes to the FP17W (Wales) form
Guidance for the completion of the FP17PRW (practice record form) in Wales (PDF: 3MB)Guidance for the completion of FP17W activity updated December 2022 (PDF: 583KB)CDS Items Treatment Bands - Wales - Updated April 2022 (PDF: 194KB)Changes to the FP17W from 1 April 2022 (Word: 243KB)Guidance for the completion of FP17W activity submissions in Wales (December 2021) (Word: 1.1MB)Changes to the FP17W from 1 April 2020 - Part 1 (PDF: 146KB)Changes to the FP17W from 1 April 2020 - Part 2 (PDF: 111KB)Guidance to locate ACORN data in Compass (Provider) (PDF: 276KB)
WebEDI provides a secure means of sending data between the dental practice management system and the NHS Dental Services.
View our list of software system suppliers (PDF: 226KB)