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Bulletins - commissioners

Regular bulletins are created to provide useful updates for Dental Commissioners.

Bulletins will be emailed to all relevant recipients using the email address held in Compass. Make sure these details are kept up to date.

The 6 most recent bulletins are available:

September 2019

Commissioner bulletin – England

Articles include:

  • Compass passwords
  • Service lines
  • eDEN is now live 

Compass update no 55 – England (PDF: 240KB)

Dentist bulletin – Wales

Articles include:

  • Compass passwords
  • Service lines
  • eDEN is now live
  • GDS reform programme reports  

Compass update no 55 – Wales (PDF: 246KB)

August 2019

Articles include:

  • eDEN update
  • CoMPASS user audit
  • ARR processing
  • Inactive performer report
  • Orthodontic contracts 19/20 – England only

Compass update no 54 (PDF: 92KB) 


July 2019

Articles include:

  • Compass functions unavailable
  • performer suspensions - correction
  • prison contracts
  • new orthodontic PAR score screens

Compass update no. 53 (PDF: 192KB)

June 2019

Articles include:

  • provider and user update
  • performer suspensions
  • provider NHSmail
  • YouTube tutorials

Compass update no. 52 (PDF: 192KB)

April 2019

Articles include:

  • NPE exceeds the ceiling for 2019/20
  • 2018 to 2019 DDRB uplift
  • e-DEN Update
  • future bulletins

Compass update no. 51 (PDF: 248KB)

March 2019

Articles include:

  • Complete Contract Updates 18 March
  • contract update and create function being taken away
  • payment adjustment update and create function being taken away
  • ARR 2018/19
  • end of year roll over process
  • Compass enhancements
  • ceasing of paper FP17s

Compass update no. 50 (PDF: 201KB)


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