Dental DWD 23/24: IPS009 NHS Rules and Regulations  
08 February 2024 - 09 February 2024 


Speakers: Jason Stokes and Nick Lamb

Speaker Biography 

Since 2007, Jason Stokes has been the owner of the Cathedral Street Dental Practice in Norwich. In addition, he undertakes a range of other roles including 
Associate Postgraduate Dean for Early Years. Jason has previously worked as a Dental Foundation Training Programme Director 2000-2020), Fitness to Practice Panel Member at the GDC (2004-2013) and former member of the Council of the GDC (2014). Jason has been elected the local representative on the BDA Principal Executive Committee (PEC) and has served in that capacity since 2014. Jason also serves as the Secretary of the Norfolk LDC.

Nick is a GDP in Suffolk and is a senior Dental Professional Adviser to NHS England. He previously has worked for HEE and with NICE

Course Information:

This will be an only session delivered in person on the Thursday 8th February 2024 and Friday 9thb February 2024. Each session will run from09:30-16:30pm. There will be comfort breaks throughout and a lunch meaning the course will provide 6 CPD claimable hours per day. The session will be held in the education centre at Ipswich hospital with the exact room to be confirmed nearer the session. Invitations via email will be sent out nearer the time along with any other pre course material. If you have any questions ahead of this please contact abigail.boyd@esneft.nhs.uk (Dental Programme Administrator).


This course will review the current primary care NHS dental rules and regulations. It will examine how these affect the day to day working of dentists and their teams. The course will look at other regulations beyond the NHS that impinge on the practice of NHS dental performers. The course will also explain the monitoring techniques and activity "flags" that the NHS uses to assess performance.

Course Objectives 

  • Describe the NHS rules & regulations that underpin general dental services.
  • Explain the NHS regulations and other professional regulations and guidance that apply to 
    working as a Performer.
  • Identify common pitfalls associated with the dental rules and regulations - and offer strategies 
    for avoiding these

Learning outcomes:

Following the session delegates will be able to:

  • Describe the NHS rules & regulation that underpin general dental service.
  • Implement the Regulations and Guidance that apply to NHS General Dental Practice
  • Formulate strategies to avoid non-compliance with the relevant Regulations and Guidance.

GDC Outcomes

A and B


Speakers: Jason Stokes and Nick Lamb

Fee: Dentist £80 and DCP £40

Target Audience: Dentists and DCP's

Event location: Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich, IP4 5PD

Email contact: abigail.boyd@esneft.nhs.uk or dental.administrator@esneft.nhs.uk

12 hour(s)

Total Places:

Available Places:
18 Places Available

Date:  Start Time:  End Time:  Venue/Room:  Address:  Site URL: 
08 Feb 24 09:30 AM 04:30 PM Ipswich Postgraduate Medical Education Centre Ipswich Hospital, Heath Road, Ipswich Link
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