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In Practice Basic Life Support Training

Dentists training with mannequins

General Dental Practices with an NHS contract are entitled to free basic life support and medical emergency training that is organised with HEIW.

The Dental Section has introduced a blended approach for dental teams basic life support and medical emergency training. After completion of an online learning module (1 hour CPD), Dental Teams within General Dental Practices can supplement this training with a practical session at their practice (1 hour CPD), carried out by our commissioned Training Providers.

Completion of both courses meets the GDC enhanced CPD criteria and represents 2 hours of verifiable CPD.

For further information and guidance on how to book this training, please download and read the
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and the Flowchart.

Online Learning Module - Dental Professionals can complete the online learning module via our new Learning Management System, Y Ty Dysgu. Sign up here if you have yet to sign up for an account - Sign up - Ytydysgu Heiw (NB you only need to have one account. Please DO NOT create another account if have registered previously on this system). Please read the FAQs for detailed information regarding how to access the module. Completion of this module equates to 1-hour verifiable CPD.

In-Practice Session - All Dental Practices wishing to complete the practical session at their practice, will need to complete the online registration form so we can collate the required practice details - Medical Emergencies Team Training. Once this form has been completed, please contact the Resus training provider for your Health Board area only, to organise a date for your in-practice session. Completion of this in-practice training equates to 1-hour verifiable CPD.


Training Providers are allocated by Health Boards

Dental practices based within

  • Aneurin Bevan Health Board
  • Cardiff and Vale Health Board
  • North Powys


Lubas Medical Limited
02921 304101 

Dental practices based within

  • Cwm Taf Morgannnwg Health Board
  • South Powys

Resuscitation Department, Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board
Contact: Sarah Thomas
01685 728204

Dental practices based within

  • Swansea Bay Health Board
  • Hywel Dda Health Board


Training for Life Limited
Contact: Mark Dawson
07933 717729

Dental practices based within

  • Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board

Resuscitation Department, Betsi Cadwaladr Health Board


Contact North East: Clair Partington
Wrexham Maelor Hospital
01978 727409

Contact North Central: Hannah Taylor & Leeanne Oliver
Ysbyty Glan Clwyd
01745 445379

Contact North West: Angela Davies
Ysbyty Gwynedd
03000 851 370

Supporting information and the medical emergency flowcharts, which you can download for your in-practice session.   

If you have any queries, please contact