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Bulletins - providers and performers

Regular bulletins are created to provide useful updates for dental commissioners and providers and performers.

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:

June 2021

Dentist bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Reminder: Submit your year-end declaration and COVID-19 workforce forms
  • Quarters 1 and 2 report in Compass
  • Annual Reconciliation Report
  • Submitting your non-domestic rates claim
  • COVID-19 triage form changes
  • Maintain access to Compass and WebEDI
  • Immigration Health Surcharge ​​​​​​

Dentist Bulletin England - June 2021 (PDF: 149KB)

May 2021

Dentist bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Contract amend function in Compass
  • Submit your year-end declaration in Compass
  • Maintain access to Compass and WebEDI
  • Workforce form return deadline extension
  • Human Tissue Authority: Important regulatory changes
  • Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Friends and family test submissions
  • Reminder: Completion of the Clinical Data Set on FP17s and FP17Os
  • Non-domestic rates – hints and tips
  • COVID-19 triage forms

Dentist Bulletin England - May 2021 (PDF: 210KB)

Dentist bulletin - Wales

Article includes:

  • Maintain access to Compass and WebEDI
  • Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Your FP17Ws
  • In the spotlight: Welsh Government’s requirements and expectations
  • Non-domestic rates claims

Dentist Bulletin Wales - May 2021 (PDF:180KB)

April 2021

Dentist bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Submit your year-end declaration in Compass
  • Check your bank details in Compass
  • Recording your patient's COVID-19 status
  • COVID-19 triage forms
  • COVID-19 workforce data collection requirements from April 2021
  • Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Abatement letters in Compass
  • Your year-end report: FP17/1P17O submissions
  • New guidance available: Completing your FP17s and FP17Os
  • Using Compass: Web browsers
  • Health Education England survey

Dentist Bulletin - England - April 2021 (PDF: 181KB)

​​​​​​​​​Dentist bulletin - Wales

Articles include: 

    • Improved ACORN submissions
    • Check your bank details in Compass
    • Annual Reconciliation Report process
    • eDEN update
    • Using Compass and WebEDI: Web browsers

    Dentist Bulletin - Wales - April 2021 (Word: 235KB)

    March 2021

    Dentist Bulletin - England

    Articles include:

    • Year-end 2020/21 webinars
    • Reminder: COVID-19 workforce forms
    • Providers: Deadline to complete your contract amendments
    • Providers: Temporary suspension of some Compass functions
    • Providers: Adding a performer to your contract in Compass
    • Non-Domestic Rates 2021/22 hints and tips
    • Recording your patient's COVID-19 status
    • COVID-19 triage forms
    • Using Compass: Web browsers
    • Updating your NHS website profile
    • Limiting cancellations and managing lost appointment time
    • Performers: COVID-19 pay concerns survey

    Dentist Bulletin - England - March 2021(PDF: 247KB)

    Dentist bulletin - Wales

    Articles include:

    • eDEN
    • ACORN submissions
    • Improved ACORN validation 
    • FP17W recall period
    • FP17W submissions
    • Providers: Check your details in Compass
    • Your contract
    • Using Compass: Web browsers

    Dentist Bulletin - Wales - March 2021 (Word: 235KB)

    February 2021

    Dentist bulletin - England

    Articles include:

    •    Update your National Insurance number
    •    Providers: Quarter 4 reports in Compass 
    •    Performers and foundation dentists: Quarter 4 reports in Compass 
    •    NHS Pension Scheme
    •    Health Education England survey

    ​​​​​​Dentist Bulletin - England - February 2021(Word: 232KB)

    January 2021

    Dentist bulletin - England

    Articles include:

    • Year-end reconciliation 2020/21
    • PPE reimbursement
    • 2019/20 annual allowance compensation policy
    • Your details in Compass
    • In the spotlight: Misconceptions around NHS dental treatment in England
    • Compass downtime

    Dentist Bulletin England – January 2021 (PDF: 89KB)

    Dentist bulletin - Wales

    Articles include:

    • Assessment of Clinical Oral Risk and Need (ACORN)
    • Clinical data set (CDS)
    • Help with your FP17W submissions
    • Providers: Check your details in Compass
    • Providers and performers: Check your National Insurance number in Compass
    • In the spotlight: Guaranteed treatment and continuation/further treatment
    • Compass downtime
    • Immigration Health Surcharge

    Dentist Bulletin Wales – January 2021 (PDF: 119KB)

    If you have questions or require any further help, you can use 'Ask Us' for Compass help and guidance articles or contact us.