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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:

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)

December 2020

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • Transmitting COVID-19 triage forms
  • When to submit a COVID-19 triage form
  • Submitting historic COVID-19 triage forms - Face to face option
  • NHS patient charges from 14 December 2020
  • Compass downtime
  • Flu vaccine survey for business owners
  • In the spotlight: Guaranteed treatment and continuation/further treatment
  • Completion of Aerosol Generating Procedure (AGP) information
  • December cut-off date
  • Adrenaline for anaphylaxis kits – a reminder to healthcare professionals from DHSC
  • 25% increase in PPE Portal order limits
  • Year-End Reconciliation 2019/20
  • Customer contact centre opening hours

Dentist Bulletin England – December 2020 (PDF: 171KB)

November 2020

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • DDRB uplift
  • Transmitting your COVID-19 triage forms
  • Submitting your COVID-19 workforce forms
  • Help your patients who are claiming Universal Credit
  •  In the Spotlight - Capture of Aerosol Generating Procedure information
  • eDEN has launched
  • Immigration Health Surcharge

Dentist Bulletin England- November 2020 (PDF: 145KB)

Dentist Bulletin- Wales

Articles include:

  • eDEN has launched
  • Foundation dentist uplift
  • FP17W submissions
  • Immigration Health Surcharge
  • NHS Dental Services Twitter

Dentist Bulletin Wales- November 2020 (PDF: 100KB)

October 2020

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • COVID-19: infection prevention and control guidance
  • COVID-19 information for dental contractors
  • Transmitting COVID-19 triage forms
  • Post Annual Reconciliation Report
  • Year-End Reconciliation 2019/20 for GDS and PDS contracts
  • eDEN is launching
  • KO41b data collection for 2019/20
  • Ask Us knowledge base
  • PPE Portal
  • NHSmail is being updated - are you ready?

Dentist Bulletin England – October 2020 (PDF: 119KB)

Dentist Bulletin - Wales

Articles include:

  • Post Annual Reconciliation Report
  • eDEN is launching

Dentist Bulletin - Wales - October 2020 (Word: 227KB)

September 2020

Dentist Bulletin - England

Articles include:

  • COVID-19 guidance
  • Year-End Reconciliation – Compass adjustments
  • COVID-19 triage form – Orthodontic contracts only
  • Aerosol Generating Procedure field
  • Workforce returns
  • Pay Concerns Survey
  • Dental activity processing errors
  • eDEN is launching
  • Sharing information with your LDC

Dentist Bulletin England – September 2020 (PDF: 165KB)

Dentist Bulletin - Wales

Articles include:

  • Useful resources
  • DDRB uplift
  • Foundation dentist uplift
  • In the Spotlight
  • eDEN is launching

Dentist Bulletin Wales – September 2020 (PDF: 147KB)

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