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This information toolkit is aimed at professionals working in Dentistry across North Central London. We hope that these resources will help support individuals and teams to cope with the systemic and seasonal pressures that they face.

It is the intention that this document will be continuously updated, and welcome your feedback on its contents, etc. If links do not work or if you are aware of resources that have not been included, please provide feedback to

Education & Training

General Dental Council: CPD Requirements Find out key information around CPD that all dental professionals are required to undertake. Includes information about the Enhanced CPD scheme, number of hours to complete and when to renew.

NCL Training Hub - Events and training opportunities for those working in the primary care sector across North Central London. 

NCL Knowledge and Library Services – The team are available to help with your all your knowledge and information needs. This can be anything from helping set up your NHS OpenAthens account to searching medical databases for high quality evidence to support

NHSE Accent Course Manager - Booking system provides a range of courses and conferences for healthcare professionals.

NHSE e-Learning for healthcare  - A range of national e-learning courses covering over 100 training areas.

Health & Wellbeing

Wellbeing Support for the Dental Team A guide that outlines how to assess your own mental health and wellbeing and provides resources for self-care, including the range of organisations available to support you.

NCL Training Hub Health & Wellbeing supportHealth and wellbeing resources and events for Dentists working in Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Haringey and Islington.

NHSE Health & Wellbeing SupportA range of health & wellbeing support offers for those working in the NHS.

Resilient Team Academy Membership- Free membership to access Shapes Toolkit resources – including bitesize videos and ready to use team building activities.

NCL Integrated Schwartz Rounds A multidisciplinary forum designed for staff to come together once a month to discuss and reflect on the emotional and social challenges associated with working in health and social care. 

NHSE Practitioner Health - A free, confidential NHS primary care mental health and addiction service with expertise in treating health & care professionals

NHS England (NHSE) & CDO guidance

NHSE & CDO guidance

NHSE PublicationsA selection of oral health publications for dental professionals.

Building dental teams: Supporting the use of skill mix in NHS general dental practiceGuidance seeking to clarify the regulatory position on dental therapists and dental hygienists providing direct access to patient care.

NHSE Leading the change for oral health - Explore initiatives that are driving change in the provision of dental care. Find information about dental contract reform, local dental networks, clinical leadership and patient safety.

NHSE Dental Commissioning – Key information and how to contact the Primary Care Commissioning Team.

NHSE Clinical dental policies – A range of clinical dental policies for dental teams.

NHSmail for dental teams - NHSmail is the national email and collaboration service for health and care in England enabling dentistry professionals to share information securely and collaborate with other health and care practitioners.

SMILE4LIFE – Find information about the programme of initiatives designed to improve dental access and oral health in England, complemented by communication and engagement activities to raise awareness of oral health issues and promote healthy dental habits.


Dental PracticesFind a dental practice using the NHSE search tool.

Personal Finances

Please look at our cost of living section for additional up to date resources Resources (

Borough Specific Cost of Living resources  - latest resource packs developed by borough partnerships and Councils to support their residents.

Charity For All Dentists – Foundation supporting dental students, dentists and their families, living in the UK, who are in financial need.

Blue Light Card - Access to thousands of deals. Those eligible include, NHS staff, NHS dental teams, social care teams & more. Payment of £4.99 gives access to the deals for two years.   

Healthcare Workers’ Foundation Grant - Up to £1000 for all health and social care staff experiencing financial difficulty. Primary and secondary care staff eligible.    

All Our Health: Financial wellbeing bite-sized course - An overview of financial wellbeing - including key evidence, data and signposting to trusted resources to help prevent illness, protect health and promote wellbeing.  

Support via MoneyHelper Service - Free, independent support including tools and resources to manage finances.  

Health Service Discounts – Exclusive discounts, cashback and vouchers for NHS and healthcare workers. 

Money Saving Expert - Discounts and offers for NHS staff - Top deals available and how to get them.  

Professional Development

GDC Membership renewal datesKey information, annual review deadlines and step by step process to complete each year.

Safeguarding in general dental practice: a toolkit for dental teams – This page provides an overview of safeguarding to dental teams and gives an overview of the different forms of abuse and clarifies the roles and responsibilities of the whole dental team.

Dental Deanery Information – Find out about postgraduate dental training and the educational activities that are open to all dental professionals in London and the South East of England.

Online Superannuation for Dental Teams – The BSA manage the pension process for providers and performers who are members of the NHS pension scheme. Find out more information about the NHS Pensions Member Hub, the new pension scheme guide and how to access your account online.

Manage your Compass Account - Find out more about the online process, how to change your login information and how to add, remove or amend performers on your contract.


NHSE: Roles in the dental team – Find out about the range of roles and opportunities that exist within a dental team.

Prescriptions & Medications

Antimicrobial Prescribing in Dentistry – Good Practice Guidelines - The Faculty of General Dental Practice UK (FGDP) and the Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FDS) have published the third edition of this guide.

British National Formulary (BNF) - Key information on the selection, prescribing, dispensing and administration of medicines.

The Scottish Dental Clinical Effectiveness Programme – Published guidance on priority topics (including prescribing) for oral healthcare aims to be evidence based and user friendly to aid implementation.