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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:

December 2021

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Mid-year review
  • NHSEI survey
  • Update to the NHSBSA website
  • SFE business rates assurance exercise
  • Register for NHSmail
  • Practice stamps
  • Mobile Compass
  • Web browser guidance
  • Business owner emails in Compass
  • Changes to FP17s and FP17Os
  • DHSC's monthly PPE newsletter
  • DHSC's PPE Portal: User research 
  • 2021/22 workforce form submissions

Dentist Bulletin (online)

Dentist Bulletin - Wales

Articles include:

  • Update to the NHSBSA website
  • Practice stamps
  • Web browser guidance
  • Changes to FP17Ws and FP17OWs
  • Patient questionnaires
  • Changes to the Patient Record Wales (PRW) form

Dentist Bulletin (online)

November 2021

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles includes: 

  • Quarter 3 reports available in Compass
  • Mid-year review letters in Compass
  • Post Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • New data items on FP17s
  • Replacement form submissions
  • Opening more than one Compass window
  • Your contact details in Compass
  • Inactive users on eDEN
  • Compass upgrade
  • Dental Assurance Framework

Dentist Bulletin (online)

 

Dentist Bulletin - Wales

Article include:

  • Post Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Changes to FP17Ws and FP17OWs from 1 December 2021
  • CPD sessions: changes to FP17Ws and FP17OWs
  • Your contact details in Compass
  • Opening more than one Compass window
  • Health inequalities - recording ethnicity data
  • Patient questionnaires

Dentist Bulletin (online)

October 2021

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include: 

  • Compass: new look and new features
  • Dental practice written complaints data collection (KO41b)
  • 2021/22 workforce form submissions
  • New data items on general dental activity forms
  • Replacement form submissions

Dentist Bulletin (online)

Dentist Bulletin - Wales

Article include:

  • Compass: new look and new features
  • Post Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • New data items on FP17Ws
  • ACORN validation changes
  • Capture of patient contact details
  • Replacement form submissions
  • Your contact details in Compass
  • Dealing with FP17Ws that have failed validation
  • Inactive users on eDEN
  • Health inequalities - recording ethnicity data
  • Patient questionnaires

Dentist Bulletin (online)

September 2021

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Patient exemption: guidance for dental teams
  • Orthodontic PAR scores
  • Your Annual Pensionable Earnings and Contribution Statement (SD86C)
  • New data items on general dental activity forms
  • Replacement form submission
  • GDS and PDS contracts: year-end reconciliation
  • Our Knowledge Base
  • NHS Pension Scheme guidance

Dentist Bulletin (online)

Dentist Bulletin - Wales

Articles include:

  • DDRB uplift
  • Your Annual Pensionable Earnings and Contribution Statement (SD86C)
  • New data items on general dental activity forms
  • Replacement form submission
  • Dentistry Show Cymru
  • Our Knowledge Base
  • NHS Pension Scheme guidance

Dentist Bulletin (online)

August 2021

Dentist bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Your Annual Pensionable Earnings and Contribution Statement (SD86C)
  • Friends and Family Test submissions
  • Suspension of some Compass functions
  • Orthodontic PAR score submissions
  • Reminder: Your year-end reconciliation letter is in Compass
  • Reminder: Submitting patient data
  • Compass video tutorials
  • Access eDEN using your mobile or tablet
  • NHS Pension Scheme guidance

Dentist Bulletin - England online

Dentist bulletin - Wales

  • NHS Pension Scheme guidance
  • Access eDEN using your mobile or tablet
  • Compass video tutorials

Dentist Bulletin - Wales (online)

July 2021

Dentist bulletin - England

Articles include: 

  • Temporary approval to suspend the need for signatures on dental forms (extension)
  • Deadline extension: Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • COVID-19 workforce data collection requirements
  • Year-end reconciliation letters
  • Friends and Family Test submissions
  • KO41b dental complaints data submission
  • Suspension of some Compass functions
  • Quarters 1 and 2 calendar month report in Compass
  • Have your say on eDEN

Dentist Bulletin England- July 2021 (PDF:160KB)​​​​​​

Dentist bulletin - Wales

Articles include:

  • Deadline extension: Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Your Annual Pensionable Earnings and Contribution Statement 
  • Your FP17Ws
  • Access eDEN using your mobile or tablet
  • Have your say on eDEN

Dentist Bulletin - Wales (online)

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