Northern Ireland

Click here to view DPL’s advice booklet on handling complaints from dental patients who have received treatment in Northern Ireland

The Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA)

The Regulation and Improvement Authority Regulations came into effect on 1 April 2011, but what impact will they have on dental practices?

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here for a list of frequently asked questions by members working in Northern Ireland

Useful links

Some useful links to regulations, guidance and DPL press releases


An overview of the NHS and complaints procedures for members practising in Northern Ireland

Dental Protection Limited is registered in England (No. 2374160) and is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Medical Protection Society Limited (MPS) which is registered in England (No.36142). Both companies use Dental Protection as a trading name and have their registered office at 33 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0PS.

Dental Protection Limited serves and supports the dental members of MPS with access to the full range of benefits of membership, which are all discretionary, and set out in MPS’s Memorandum and Articles of Association. MPS is not an insurance company. Dental Protection® is a registered trademark of MPS.

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