Information, guidance and FAQ’s to support providers, performers and practice staff with changes for coronavirus (COVID-19).
Dental contracts in England
COVID-19 Workforce Data Collection Form - England only
The NHS’s response to coronavirus (COVID-19) is not yet over and practices should continue to follow government, public health, and NHS England and NHS Improvement guidance.
The monthly retrospective workforce return, which the NHSBSA have been asked to implement and collect on behalf of NHS England and NHS Improvement, provides information to NHS England and NHS Improvement regional teams and local commissioners about the status of the dental practice workforce during the pandemic.
The expectation is that this form is completed while NHS dental providers continue to receive ongoing monthly contractual payments and move to full recovery and restoration of dental services.
Log in to Compass to complete the new Workforce Data Collection Form, or read our help resources:
COVID-19 Triage Form - England only
Log in to Compass to complete the Triage Form when a patient is given either remote advice or an appointment for face-to-face treatment. An additional FAQ document has been created for Orthodontic contracts as the advice for these contract types is no longer the same as the mandatory contracts.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pay concerns declaration - England only
The expectation from NHS England and NHS Improvement during the coronavirus pandemic is that practice owners are required to ensure that all staff, including associates, non-clinical and others, are continued to be paid at previous levels prior to the pandemic.
If you have concerns that these expectations are not being met by your employer and are a Performer working on an NHS contract in England, a form is available for you to complete in Compass. Select the COVID-19 option on the Compass front screen and then COVID-19 Performer Pay Concerns Survey. The standard grid will appear. Select Start New Form.
If you're not a dental performer and have concerns that these expectations are not being met by your employer, and you work on an NHS contract in England, complete our online survey.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Repository of Information - England only
Documents have been prepared by NHS England and NHS Improvement containing useful links to important guidance and resources published by various organisations.
Dental contracts in Wales
Latest information on the coronavirus de-escalation produced by Welsh Government.