Introduction to the Scheme
The Scheme is administered by the Dental Clinical Audit and Peer Review Team hosted by South West Commissioning Support in Bridgwater, Somerset.
The South West Clinical Audit & Peer Review Assessment Panel members design structured Dental Clinical Audits and provide help and support to Dental Performers in completing their Dental Clinical Audit/Peer Review requirement.
Which Area Teams are Included in the Scheme?
The Scheme caters for Primary Care Dental Performers within three NHS England Area Teams: BNSSSG (Bristol, North Somerset, Somerset & South Gloucestershire), Devon, Cornwall & Isles of Scilly (Covering - Devon, Plymouth & Torbay), BGSW (Bath, Gloucestershire, Swindon & Wiltshire).
NHS England Area Teams Requirement:
Within the Standard General Dental Services Contract, Dental Performers are required to comply with their Area Team Clinical Governance arrangements.
The Clinical Governance arrangements are for each Dental Performer to complete five hours of Clinical Audit or Peer Review activity for each financial year.
Apply on Line
Apply online using the links below.
Dental Clinical Audit
Individual Dentists carry out Clinical Audit Assessment Panel structured Dental Clinical Audit topics, reviewing aspects of their dental clinical practice.
Choose an audit that will help you and your practice. When completed you will receive 5 hours verifiable CPD.
For Dental Clinical Audit Topic choices with examples and to submit your audit topic choice, go to Dental Clinical Audit Topics with Examples
Dental Peer Review
A group of 4-8 dentists can review their own relevant topics to improve patient care.
For more information and to view an example of a Peer Review Application form go to Peer Review
Submit a peer review request or e-mail email@example.com
Once your Peer Review Request form has been received, an application form will be sent to you. Complete the application form and submit by e-mail. Please remember not to commence until the South West Clinical Audit & Peer Review Assessment Panel has approved the application in writing.