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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:

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)

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)

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)

Dentist bulletin - Wales 

Articles include:

  • Annual Reconciliation Report process
  • Maintain access to Compass and WebEDI
  • Provider Assurance Dental ACORN support
  • Improved ACORN validation
  • Maintain access to eDEN

Dentist Bulletin Wales - June 2021 (PDF: 135KB)

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)

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